Something to Think About #24 – Pre-Pays and Rising Rates – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker, BRE: 00957107 MLO: 249261

We knew this was coming, and now it looks imminent. A little while ago, three newspapers, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Financial Times each reported that the Federal Reserve agreed amongst themselves to quit buying bonds in October, 2014. Just saying that rates will someday go up is one thing,…

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Avoid Common Pitfalls When Building Your Contractor and Vendor “Dream Team” – By Robert S. Griswold, MBA

Every rental property owner depends on contractors and vendors to assist with the proper management of the rental units.  The real challenge for many rental property owners is finding the right people or companies for the job and ensuring that they’re paying a competitive price for quality services or materials.  Not to worry though.  The…

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