What Do Tenants Want in an Apartment Building? – By Tara Armbruster

As you determine ways to make your apartment complex more appealing to tenants, you should pay attention to the latest trends when it comes to outdoor spaces.  More specifically, take note of what the American Society of Landscape Architects found when they conducted their Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey.  Then consider using these findings to…

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1031 “Like-Kind” Exchange Faces an Uncertain Future – By Roger W. Bowlin

How important is the 1031 Exchange?  To investment real estate owners – extremely!  To the economy – very!  To the short-sighted Federal Government?  Insignificant. The Federal Government is willing to kill an important provision in the IRS Code that creates jobs, keeps investment dollars working and actually builds our economy.  Congress has forgotten that investment…

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REAP! Updated – Los Angeles Housing Department – By Dale Alberstone, Esq.

Hello everybody.  My column this month will update AOA members on the REAP program administered by the City of Los Angeles.  This discussion will not be the typical “Los Angeles Housing Department bashing” articles you have undoubtedly read in various apartment trade publications during the past several years.  Rather, it will provide a matter-of-fact explanation…

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