We certainly understand the hostility that professional politicians exhibit against citizens using the tools of direct democracy. The People’s right of initiative, referendum and recall are effective tools to control an indolent or corrupt legislature.
Thoughts on Being a Successful Landlord and Making Your Rent Collections Easier – By the Rental Housing Journal
Have you noticed that when you take time off from work, life goes on? I have recently done just that and now that I am back in the saddle, I realize the challenges we were facing before are still present. In fact, new challenges have developed in the interim.
Did you know that the number of Americans getting benefits from the federal government each month greatly exceeds the number of full-time workers in the economy by a long shot? Sadly, it’s true. Based on the latest Census Bureau data available, there were
Something to Think About #24 – Pre-Pays and Rising Rates – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker, BRE: 00957107 MLO: 249261
We knew this was coming, and now it looks imminent. A little while ago, three newspapers, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Financial Times each reported that the Federal Reserve agreed amongst themselves to quit buying bonds in October, 2014. Just saying that rates will someday go up is one thing,…
Q: I served my tenant with a three day notice to pay rent or quit and he moved most of his belongings out during the three day period but he did leave some of his personal property behind. What am I required to do with the things he left behind?
Question 1: I am trying to sell my triplex in Oakland and the buyer wants the property vacant upon closing. He wishes to move himself and his family into all three units. Can I legally require my tenants to move out; and if so how much notice do I need to give them?
When asked about the inherent risks associated with his mega shipping empire, Aristotle Onassis replied – if you expect to make any serious money hiring out your ships for profit, you’ll need to set a course that exposes both the ships and their crews to many unpredictable dangers on the high seas. It’s impossible to…
Owning rental property seems like an easy way to generate extra income. But, it’s actually not all that easy. Nevertheless, the number of people buying second or third properties as
Avoid Common Pitfalls When Building Your Contractor and Vendor “Dream Team” – By Robert S. Griswold, MBA
Every rental property owner depends on contractors and vendors to assist with the proper management of the rental units. The real challenge for many rental property owners is finding the right people or companies for the job and ensuring that they’re paying a competitive price for quality services or materials. Not to worry though. The…