Illegal immigration is back in the news. Donald Trump (aka “The Donald”), claims that illegal immigrants from Mexico are made up, primarily of “rapists and murderers.”
You can almost figure that the carpet in an apartment unit will probably have to be replaced long before the “Style Police” make a call. Picture walking into a recently vacated unit and seeing a year’s worth of
Preventing Renter Fraud – Background and Credit Checks are Not Foolproof – By Glen Garrity, Police Detective (Retired)
In 2008, I was part of a group of Newport Beach PD detectives that arrested eight people in an identity theft ring. The criminals made fake credit cards (with real credit card numbers) and fake driver’s licenses to match. It was estimated they fraudulently bought over $1.1 million in products and resold them on the…
We do not allow cats in our rental properties. No, we do not hate cats – we even believe the feline creatures are pretty and graceful in most cases. So we don’t mind the furry creatures … just not inside our properties. Why? Because we have had some bad experiences with cats spraying their territory,…
MRLANDLORD.COM Tips on Management. How to Fill Your Vacancies Faster – By Jeffrey Taylor, “Mr. Landlord”
My goal is to fill all vacancies within 72 hours! If YOU are going to fill vacancies within 72 hours, one idea that that will help is to include a phone number in all ads – a phone number that will actually be answered (where prospects can actually reach you.)
Certainty in Taxation: Prop. 13’s Best Feature – By Jon Coupal – President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
In its more than 160-plus year history, few things have remained constant in California. However, since the 1800’s California has taxed all classes of property the same. Thus, when the iconic Prop 13 passed in 1978, it did not differentiate between different kinds of property.
Governor Brown’s recent executive order requiring California residents and businesses to reduce water consumption by at least 25% challenges us to start changing wasteful habits and implement some easy but effective ways to conserve water. Our drought is unlikely to end anytime soon.
Something to Think About #36 – Reading the Market – bu Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker – BRE: 00957107 MLO: 249261
The “Rich” Get Richer… The values of apartment buildings fluctuate. At a very important level that’s because they can be thought of simply as machines that generate a stream of income (called the Net Operating Income, or NOI). The thing is, as interest rates change the market doesn’t pay
Question One: I am selling my single family residence to a lovely family. Escrow is scheduled to close in 45 days. I have issued my long term tenant a 30-day notice to vacate. My tenant responded that she has lived in the house for over one year and therefore is entitled to a 60-day notice…
Do you have a way to measure your residents’ use of your property and your amenities? Francis Chow, of Ellis Partners, who spoke at a recent Education Conference and Exposition, showed the audience why understanding touch points with your residents can be so critical to understanding your resident’s needs and how to impact their decision…