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Archive for May, 2014

Why Are Rents and Prices Increasing? – By Rick Tobin

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I’m sitting here scratching my head and wondering how today’s reality of asset price booms, skyrocketing rental increases, and a sluggish U.S.economy makes any sense.

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How to Handle Residents that Hoard – By Lynn Dover

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Resident hoarding can cause significant health and safety problems, both in the hoarder’s unit and in neighboring units.  Hoarding can create pest infestations, mold problems, increase [...]

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Discover How to Get Two or Three Times More Rent and Much Better Tenants Without Section 8 – By Nick Sidoti, “Dr. Cashflow”

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You have heard it all before.  Some of us have even said it ourselves, “Being a landlord can be a pain.”  Most people in this country will agree that it makes a lot of sense to buy property and invest in real estate.  We also know all the benefits of investing in real estate.  You probably [...]

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Rent Control for Culver City? – Article by Calvin Alagot

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Rent Control Issue Looms for Residents, Landlords and City Council 

Culver City natives Kim and Jose Garcia lived at 4047 Duquesne Ave. for 19 years until 2013, when a new landlord doubled their rent from $975 to $1,900. [...]

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Attention all Landlords in Los Angeles – You Should Know About John Wong, Candidate for L.A. County Tax Assessor – Wong is Right – An interview conducted by Bill Hooey

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If you’re a landlord who owns rental property in the County of Los Angeles, you should know about those who are seeking to be elected as the Los Angeles County Assessor and what they stand for.   It could affect how much you pay [...]

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The Unlawful Detainer Process (In a Nutshell) – By Scott Harris, Attorney

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Virtually every landlord has experienced a problem tenant. Whether the tenant has failed to pay the rent, failed to vacate, becomes a nuisance or is committing waste, etc., the ultimate remedy lies within a court action called [...]

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It’s Here! The FREE “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference! – Thursday, May 15th at the Long Beach Convention Center – Hall C

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Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 15th for AOA’s “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” in Long Beach. You will meet just about every [...]

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Focus on the Prospective Resident – By Joyce Kirby

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Life is full of interruptions.  Yet we must find a way to strike a balance so that all the URGENT things coming at us do not pull us away from the most important tasks at hand.

In the property management industry [...]

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That Terrible Four Letter Word – MOLD! – By Ernie Dittmann

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Unfortunately, thePacific Northwestis a great environment ripe with all the components necessary to allow mold growth to be a very common problem – lots of mold spores, moisture, correct temperature range [...]

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Love Your Job as a Landlord – By Katie Poole-Hussa

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I’m going to bet that you probably haven’t heard many people say that they love being a landlord.  If anything, you’ve heard the cons, hatred and horrific stories of doing [...]

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