Mold Inspection & Mold Remediation: Diagnosis & Cure Offered by Same Day Mold Testing, Inc.

The mold inspection and remediation process is a balancing act between ensuring occupant safety and preserving property value for an owner.  The mold inspection company you choose should offer a value proposition that stands apart from others. The credentials should include a mold certification, mold industry work experience, meaningful inspection reports, and competitive pricing.   Think…

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Trash: A Dirty Topic by Gary Smith

2020 was anything but ordinary, and trash has probably been the last thing on your mind.  In the midst of elections and pandemics, who had time for that anyway? But the trash isn’t going to take out itself (we mean that literally), so let’s start a conversation.   Are you living on a property that is…

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Something to Think About #100 by Klarise Yahya

Information, not Advice #20 Continued . . . The Energy Crisis Recession of 1980 – Duration: 6 mos.  GDP Decline: 2.2%. Peak Unemployment: 7.8%.    10 yr T-Note Beg 10.80% / End 10.25%. Inflation reached a bit over 11% and the Federal Reserve, not unsurprisingly, raised interest rates to slow money supply growth. When money…

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Net Lease vs Residential by Catherine Robinson

What is your ultimate goal as a real estate investor?  Is it to retire as a millionaire by investing in low risk management and labor-free, inflation-resistant properties in which your tenants not only pay all the taxes and insurance but in addition do all the maintenance? Would you like your sole duty each month to…

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How You Can Generate More Income and More Housing While Meeting Your Retrofitting Requirements by David Tashroudian, and Helen Fower

If you have a soft story, multi-family property in California, you have most likely heard about seismic retrofitting by now. You may have either taken care of it already or will have to in the near future. Multiple cities throughout California, Northern and Southern, have developed mandatory ordinances requiring certain multi-family buildings with tuck-under parking…

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Letters to the Editor …

Dear Dan:   I am a single family home owner and rented my home to a family last year. I found out during this shelter-in-place that my tenant does not live there and has listed all rooms on AirBNB individually. He has even modified the house to convert the living/family areas and garage into bedrooms to…

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