Vacancy Tax Bill Qualifies for November Ballot – By Gideon Kramer, SPOSFI News Editor

District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston has gathered the 9,000 signatures necessary to place his Vacancy Tax legislation on the November ballot. This measure would apply to all real estate in buildings with three units or more, including condos. If it passes, we should not be surprised if it expands to include ALL private property in…

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The Inflation Reduction Act and Renewable Energy: How Much Can You Save?

The below article was written by Daniel Sharabi, CEO of Livable.  Livable is a full-service residential & commercial real estate billing partner. Focusing on bulk amenity/utility billing, their mission is to promote savings and conservation through education. Their suite of cloud services and end-to-end solutions helps to reduce monthly consumption, overall expenses and adds more…

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Long Beach Trade Show and Educational Conference a Big Success and FINALLY… L.A. County Tenant COVID-19 Protections End December 31, 2022!

Trade Show a Huge Success! WOW! What an event! Our “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference last month was a huge success! Very knowledgeable speakers delivered fantastic content that provided our members with loads of ideas that will empower them to make and or keep more money than ever before. What was your big…

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Amazon Unlocks the Potential of Passive Real Estate Investing Austin Bowlin, CPA – Partner at Real Estate Transition Solutions

It is called the Amazon Effect — and you’ve probably heard a lot about it. The ecommerce giant has reshaped nearly everything, from the way that consumers think about shopping and accessing goods to the global supply chain. For institutional investors, the Amazon Effect has squarely placed industrial properties as the darling of the commercial…

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Proposition 19 Was a Total Bait and Switch, Proposition 30 This Year Is, Too – By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Before voters get too consumed with the upcoming November election and the myriad of special-interest initiatives on the ballot, let’s take a moment to review a harsh lesson in ballot measure “bait and switch” tactics, specifically Proposition 19 from November 2020. What happened with that measure could easily repeat itself with one of the initiatives…

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