The Big Show You’ll want to mark your calendars for the FREE “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” next month where we’ll be giving away iPads and 5-day cruises. The show will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in West Hall B, 1201 N. Figueroa!
“What’s your top idea right now, Steve? What are you doing with your own money?” The answer is simple – U.S. real estate. Right now, I have a greater percentage of my net worth invested in the U.S. residential property market than in any other asset class – by far. (I’m not even including my…
Q: “Do I have to hire a professional management company?”
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.