What Can You Do to Improve Apartment Security? – By Cliff Hockley President, and Heather Hill

Property security is an aspect of property management operations often overlooked and not budgeted for.   Properties typically need security for: transient removal, trespassing, illegal dumping, vandalism, theft, alarm response, illegal camping, and criminal issues on site (like drug dealing for example). Property owners and managers can choose to implement a variety of strategies to improve…

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Update of Discrimination Laws, Easements and Resident Managers Laws – By Dale Alberstone, Esq.

Hello everybody.  Recent changes to our laws pertaining to discrimination, easements and resident managers will impact all owners of apartment buildings and management companies.  My column this month addresses those changes in a cursory fashion, but will alert readers to the problem areas so that they may seek specific legal advice should they feel the…

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Something to Think About # 35 – A Measure of Value – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker – BRE: 00957107, MLO: 249261

There is both empirical and supporting statistical data indicating that interest rates might stay relatively low over the next ten years. There will be an overall uptrend (with fluctuations), but interest rates a decade from now are projected to be less than the average since 1956. We’ll first discuss the data and then use what…

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