How Many Properties Should You Put into an LLC? by Clifford Hockley, Senior Advisor & Principal Broker SVN Bluestone

As investors grow their portfolio past a couple of properties, the question arises whether they should put their properties into one LLC versus holding them in separate LLCs, for asset protection purposes. The answer to this question is not as simple as you might think. You may immediately think each property should have an LLC,…

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Something to Think About #141: Inflation: The Notes by Klarise Yahya, Commercial Mortgage Broker -BRE: 00957107; MLO: 249261

Causes:  Three fundamental types of inflation are generally recognized. These are Demand-Pull, Cost-Push, and Built-In.   Demand-Pull Occurs when the total demand for goods and services (“aggregate demand”) exceeds total production capacity (“aggregate supply”). Basically, when demand is greater than supply.  Contributing factors include: (i) Investment spending, as when a hurricane strikes Florida and the…

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The Vital Role of a Qualification Criteria List for Rental Applicants

To streamline the tenant selection process, most professional property management companies have written a written qualification criteria list that they share with prospective tenants. Additionally, written qualification criteria helps dissuade unqualified applicants, saving time for both parties. With clear criteria, applicants with disqualifying factors are more likely to seek housing elsewhere, while you spend your…

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