Rent Control Reappears – by Al Jacobs

In my readings recently, I stumbled upon an article concerning rent control – a subject pitting two economic groups squarely against one another. If you’re the owner of residential rental units, you object to a governmental agency dictating what price you may set on your property. If, however, you’re the traditional apartment dweller, you favor…

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Did You Know?

No Forwarding Address If a tenant vacates a unit and fails to give you a forwarding address, you are still required to do a security itemization within 21 days from the vacate date. If you do not have a work address, you should mail the itemization to the last known address, which would be that…

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Invest Now & Save Later: 5 Simple Steps to Save on Your Property Expenses – by Taryn Spiller

A recent study by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) found that, on average, 15 percent of an owner’s property expenses are spent on repairs and maintenance. Of that 15 percent, nearly half is spent on preventative maintenance. The study suggests that owners should take more proactive steps to design and implement preventative maintenance…

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Administrative Corruption in a Free Society – by James S. Burling

The regulatory state began last century during the New Deal, inspired by earlier Progressives who believed that individualism, capitalism and the Constitution were obstacles to prosperity. They imagined a future in which government “experts”, (i.e., administrative agency bureaucrats), would lead and control the economy, subordination economic freedom and private property rights to what they perceive…

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