What would you give for a peek inside the minds of your residents? Thanks to the results of a recent apartment resident customer satisfaction survey from leading marketing research firm, J Turner Research, you may be closer to understanding than you think. Let’s take a closer look at the study findings, along with what they…Details
The best way to look forward to 2016 is to look back at 2015. In January 2015, these important charts were flashing “price boom” signals in the single-family residential market.
The End of Rent Control: The Epiphany in Silicon Valley – By George Drysdale Mostly because of Prop 13, rent controls got stuck in California. The financial and moral damage to the state has been enormous. This is best evidenced in the San Francisco Bay Area (now almost all part of Silicon Valley). Because of…Details
Remove stains from the wall before you slap on another coat. It’s the first commandment of painting. Here’s how to wash seven common stains off your walls and in most cases, requires low effort and low cost.
Something to Think About #41 – Uncle Sally’s Nephew, Part 4 – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker – BRE: 00957107, MLO: 249261
This article continues some of the things a budding investor-in-training should consider before being trusted with a checkbook. Part 1 discussed what an investment is, what an investor does, and the 4% Rule. The concept of learning to invest through stocks was introduced. This was to accustom the new investor to (a) saving regularly for…Details
Algae Free Pools You don’t have to be a chemist to have algae free and sparkly clear pool water! Our non-chemical and ECO-FRIENDLY mineral algaecide products have been time tested since 1994 and are used WORLD WIDE by pool maintenance companies, hotels, resorts, municipal pools, aquatic centers, water parks, home owners, and more. They will eliminate…Details
When you have minute, go to your browser and Google OSHBOT and check out the video. OSHBOT is a robot about four feet tall which was developed by Orchard Supply Hardware (now a subsidiary of Lowes). It is already deployed at its Silicon Valley store. You can ask verbally where in the store a specific…Details
Question 1: I am being sued by a tenant for the return of the portion of her security deposit that was deducted for repairs and cleaning cost. The tenant lived in the unit for 18 months. She was charged for 25% of the cost to paint the 3-bedroom 2-bath unit and carpet sanitizing. Also,…Details
We are enjoying a very strong real estate market in California at this time! The rental market is thriving and with low inventory on the market, this is an ideal time to own investment properties in California. Given California’s diversity and the job market strengthening, we have a rising confidence in our economy. Given these…Details
Has this ever happened to you? A week or two after you or your lawyer record a deed in Los Angeles County, you get a letter from the “Los Angeles Recorder” or the “Local Records Office” or the “Local Records Services”? You open the envelope and discover that for a fee ranging from $80 to…Details