Housing Mortgage Trends 2021 By JVM Lending

In 2020, the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was expected to contract 5.2%, presenting the steepest global recession in many years. For many sectors, the negative effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to be long-lasting. However, there seems to be a market that benefited from the mayhem caused by the pandemic: the housing market. During the COVID-19…

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Rent Vouchers, Not Eviction Moratoriums, Are Best for Tenants and Landlords By the Editors of Rental Housing Journal & Jeremie Dufault

This is an opinion piece by Jeremie Dufault, a member of the Washington State House of Representatives on why rent vouchers are better for tenants and landlords. Government shouldn’t be able to give away something it doesn’t own. But that’s what happened when Gov. Jay Inslee stopped property owners from evicting nonpaying tenants. He took…

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Legal Q and A By Dennis Block

Question One:  I am selling a duplex in Glendale. It would be best if I could offer the units for sale without it being occupied. Am I able to terminate the tenancies and do I need to pay relocation to my tenants? Answer One: Glendale does not have a rent control statute for a duplex.…

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