As part of the financing of Obama Care, Congress created Internal Revenue Code Section 1411, which created a new 3.8% Medicare tax. The new Medicare tax took effect on January 1st and will apply to net investment income of individuals with a modified adjusted gross income of at least
Investing the time and money required to maintain and cultivate a positive working relationship with your tenants can be the difference between amicably discussing and settling differences and a costly lawsuit. Working on the relationship also creates
Q: I served my tenant with a three day notice to pay rent or quit and he moved most of his belongings out during the three day period but he did leave some of his personal property behind. What am I required to do with the things he left behind? When a tenant leaves property…Details
Rent Control Hurts Everyone Dear AOA: Peter Reitz, in his November 2012 article “Rent Control”, is quite right that rent control is an illegal taking of the landlord’s assets. Costs continue to rise, but the allowed rent doesn’t keep up with the costs. Suddenly the landlord is working for nothing. He may even be losing…Details
On June 25th, 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its largest ever disability related settlement that also included the departments largest civil penalty in any Fair Housing Act (FHA) case. The case was one that centered on the FHA’s disability protections and design and construction requirements and was settled for a record $10.5 million…Details
You’ll want to remember to mark your calendars for the big “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” next month. The big show will be held on Thursday, April 25th at the Long Beach Convention Center in Hall C, 300 East Ocean! You’ll meet vendors galore with new products and services; you can attend FREE landlording…Details
Q: My tenant moved out, but they left owing me money for back rent and damages. I went to court and got a judgment. Do you have any suggestions on how I can collect the money they owe me on this judgment?
Do you want to avoid costly mistakes when screening your prospective tenants? Read on to discover the secret I recently uncovered while doing a special study to find the best source of tenant information. The AOA Study It all started when we decided to retest and make certain that we were still using the best…Details
I thought I had checked everything with this prospective tenant. He had a good report from his previous landlord. He had worked at the same company for five years. His credit was fine. And he seemed like a responsible person. But he would turn out to be the worst tenant I ever had. He drank…Details
Coming Next Month! The Big Trade Show and Landlording Conference And The Secret Your Tenants Hope You Never Discover!
The Big Show You’ll want to remember to mark your calendars for the big “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” next month. The big show will be held on Thursday, April 25th at the Long Beach Convention Center in Hall C, 300 East Ocean! You’ll meet vendors galore with new products and services; you…Details