Management Tips From MRLANDLORD.COM By Jeff Taylor, (Shared by landlords nationwide)

A landlord looking to improve, commented and asked the following question on tenant screening:  “I can’t believe it’s been almost 20 years that I’ve been renting out apartments. I wonder if my tenant search process could be improved. Here’s how I do it. First, I post ads online; Zillow, Craigslist, etc., with pictures and my phone number.…

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Staying Competitive and Sticking to the Basics in Multifamily By Debbie Willis

Staying competitive and sticking to the basics in multifamily communities means showing residents how much on-site and property management teams care. In today’s market, we continue to see high demand in the multifamily rental industry, yet the basic priorities remain in place: leasing up properties, staying competitive, and providing quality housing. New communities have the latest…

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Are Your Building’s Balconies Safe with Dry Rot? (California’s SB 721 and SB 326 Mandate Compliance by Statutory Deadlines) By Omid Ghanadiof, EEEAdvisor Engineering

As the deadline for the California Balcony Laws SB 721 and SB 326 comes closer and closer, the California-based engineering inspection company, here are more tips for inspections of your buildings and apartments to ensure you can comply correctly and easily. What Must Be Inspected?  Exterior Elevated Elements (EEEs) These two state laws are designed…

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Are You in Compliance with the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule)? By Patricia A. Harris

Was your property built before 1978? If so, lead-based paint was most likely used during the original construction. As the owner, you need to be aware of the dangers of lead-based paint and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) law that affects you. The Law The EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule)…

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IN THE NEWS: Governor Newsom Signed Anti-Wage-Garnishment Bill into Law

SACRAMENTO — Low and middle-income Californians who are struggling to keep up with back-due debt will be able to retain a greater share of their paychecks to avoid falling deeper down a financial hole under legislation signed today by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 1477, authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), will provide important relief for…

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Something to Think About #123: Part 5: WWII – Henry J. Kaiser (1882 -1967) by Klarise Yahya

Continued … Every reasonable effort was made to complete Hoover Dam during the bonus period, when incentives would be paid for early completion. To motivate the men working on the grout curtain, concrete pours were scheduled before the curtain was finished. This was supposed to put significant pressure on those workers who were responsible to…

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