[Recently], progressive interest groups announced they had sufficient signatures to qualify an initiative for the 2020 ballot that is a direct attack on Proposition 13. Specifically, this so-called “split roll” initiative would raise property taxes on the owners of business properties to the tune of $11 billion every year, according to the backers. Because many…Details
Question 1: We have a ‘no pet’ policy. What documentation is accepted if a tenant claims to need a service animal? Is there a difference if it is an emotional support animal? There is one tenant at our property with “service animal” paperwork from their doctor. We are getting inquiries from other tenants who want…Details
More and more tenants are becoming adept at maneuvering the legal system. One sure way to delay the eviction process is to file a response. The court doesn’t require the tenants to say why they’re answering, only that the minimum written reply be filed with the court within the time period allowed by law. Filing…Details
A leading marketing research firm exclusively serving the multifamily industry, J Turner Research, recently announced a ranking of the top 10 apartment resident complaints, as revealed in analysis of 10,000 customer satisfaction surveys completed over the past two years at communities nationwide.
As we close out 2018, AOA would like to thank you for your support this year – it’s been a pleasure serving your needs. Our additional thanks to all who contributed to the “No on Prop 10” campaign. May your holidays be merry, your rent checks be on time and the coming year be fruitful.Details
The owners of an Atlanta Georgia apartment complex failed to provide basic security for their tenants and the parties to a negligent security apartment shooting case settled for $3 million, according to a release.
“Why didn’t my realtor know about this?” At Tactical Income, Inc., we hear that question often when consulting on Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) investments for a 1031 exchange. We heard this from a client inSan Diego with nine investment properties and serious medical problems who no longer had the time or energy to manage her…Details
Trust is a fragile gift – one that you must hold on to dearly and handle with the utmost care. We need trust in everything we do. It’s the component in life that when you have it, everything becomes possible. It is the basis of healthy relationships; first cultivated with ourselves and then with everything…Details
Harvard’s Edward Glaeser contends that cities are our species’ greatest invention. His readable volume explains why cities make us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier. His book is Triumph of the City. Several of its major points highlight special strengths of San Diego. First, take a look at some of what the research has revealed.…Details