When it comes to tax deductions, there are a few schools of thoughts. There are the people who want to write off everything, whether it’s legal or not, and figure the cost of an IRS audit won’t be that bad. Or else they think they can’t ever get caught. They are invisible, or so they…Details
Tuesday, September 20th at the Los Angeles Convention Center – West Hall B Mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 20th for AOA’s “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” in Los Angeles. You will meet just about every contractor and vendor you will ever need… it’s called the “Million Dollar Event” of the year. Come…Details
Something to Think About #48 – Uncle Sally’s Nephew, Part 11 – by Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker, BRE: 00957107 MLO: 249261
Continued from Part 10: The living room of each unit was in front, looking towards the street. Behind it was the tandem dining room with built-in hutch, then the kitchen. The bathroom was behind the kitchen, with the rear bedroom having a view of the small back yard and garages. Emily thought of film noir…Details
What’s the First Response You Use? What are the first words out of your mouth when you hear one of your residents say, “I lost my job and I will be late with rent this month”? Here’s the top four landlord responses shared on MrLandlord.com. Which one is your favorite?Details
Is San Jose Code Enforcement Becoming a Brain-Dead Organization? My name is M. Paul G. and I am the proud owner of rental property in San Jose. I am also a General Contractor, licensed by the State of California. In 2013 I repaired, on my own initiative, a section of the deteriorated alley for which…Details
To almost no one’s surprise, the Fed voted not to raise its key short-term interest rate in June. While a number of Fed officials were vocal about raising the rate, the very disappointing May unemployment report on June 3, which showed the economy produced only 38,000 new jobs last month versus a projected 160,000, dashed…Details
Q: My tenant is two months behind on his rent He told me if I try to evict him he will file bankruptcy to stop the eviction, can he do that?
UCLA Survey: Apartment Owners Support Non-Smoking Policies in Los Angeles -By Smoke-Free Apartment Living
As an apartment owner, you may have considered banning smoking inside your rental property, but you’ve hesitated until you learn more about the legality and benefits of such a decision. If that sounds familiar, you’re not alone!Details
How to Get Two or Three Times More Rent and Much Better Tenants Without Section 8 – by Nick Sidoti, R.A.M.
You have heard it all before. Some of us have even said it ourselves – “Being a landlord can be a pain.” Most people in this country will agree that it makes a lot of sense to buy property and invest in real estate. We also know all the benefits of investing in real estate. …Details
Skyrocketing rents mean that tenants have more financial incentive than ever to sue for wrongful eviction and other claimed violations of the San Francisco Rent Ordinance. Many rental property owners and operators are unaware that they lack adequate wrongful eviction insurance to protect against such claims. Even if an owner wins a wrongful eviction or…Details