An Exchange of Opinions # 27- Mortgage Leverage – by Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker, DRE: 0095710 MLO: 249261

An Exchange of Opinions # 27- Mortgage Leverage By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker, DRE: 0095710  MLO: 249261 If you’ve missed some of the prior articles, basic beginner guidelines on successful investing are in my book Stairway to Wealth available at LuLu.com. In the sentence, We’re in the business of providing homes for people the…

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Resident Manager Agreements: What AOA Members Need to Know – By Dale S. Alberstone, Esq.

Resident Manager Agreements: What AOA Members Need to Know By Dale S. Alberstone, Esq. In this column each month, I try to address legal topics which are timely and important to AOA’s members as owners of apartment buildings.  For example, recently I addressed pitfalls of many laundry leases (and in particular, that owners should just…

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AOA Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference a Huge Success! And Would You Like to Be My Partner?

AOA Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference a Huge Success! And Would You Like to Be My Partner? Trade Show a Huge Success! Our 30th Anniversary Million Dollar Trade Show last month was a huge success! You should have been there! Our members were more educated, motivated and stimulated by some very knowledgeable speakers…

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Going after Business is the First Step in Dismantling Prop 13 – By Joel Fox

In the article below, Joel Fox explains how the real target is all of Prop. 13. Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. There was another hearing on Proposition 13, the iconic property tax cutting measure, at the legislature yesterday. San Francisco Assemblyman Tom Ammiano wants to clarify change of ownership rules when business property changes hands and…

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Intelligent Leasing Equals Better Ownership Experience – By Alex Moran

Intelligent leasing is the foundation of a quality ownership experience.  The apartment building owner with an effective leasing strategy reaps tremendous benefits that his short-sighted or uninformed competitors are often missing out on.  You can enjoy having exceptional tenants, achieve the highest possible rents, have a virtually non-existent vacancy factor, and own the most intelligently…

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This Activity Can Save You Time and Money for the Entire Year – By Kathleen Wilcox

What is it?  I’ll give you a few hints “ it can lead to a reduction in those dreaded service requests.  It can reduce controllable expenses.  It can even increase resident satisfaction and lead to greater resident retention! You guessed it.  ‘s the annual property inspection.  By performing this single task each year, you can…

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