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Archive for January, 2012

Three New Year’s Resolutions to Achieve Investment Property Profitability – By Kathy Wilcox

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 by .

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You know that old adage: the only constant in life is change. I think this especially applies to the business of managing investment property. Wouldn’t it be nice to know which changes will occur so we can anticipate and control them, or at least navigate in ways that benefit us? But we can only affect […]

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How Will the Health Care Reform Affect the Multi-Family Housing Industry? – By Chad DeVine

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 by .

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) is  more commonly known as Health Care Reform or Obama Care.  It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you sit on, PPACA is here for the foreseeable future.  Is your organization ready?  Are your employees ready?  How is this going to affect the income stream […]

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Wisdom to My Father’s Daughter: Lesson 2: There Are Really Only Three Things You Have to Do – By Amy R. Smith, CAPS

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 by .

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When the economy turned a couple years back, the real estate bubble burst like an over-inflated water balloon. We took a hard look at our operations.  Like many companies, the prosperous economy had brought with it several superfluous programs, policies and perks. Getting back to basics became paramount. Meeting with my dad one day during […]

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Avoid Trouble and Save Money! Follow These Laws and Ideas for 2012! by Patricia A. Harris – Northern California

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 by .

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Along with the ever-changing and newly adopted laws, AOA advisors encounter landlord situations that are overlooked, can be confusing, are sometimes neglected and have become very costly to many property owners. It is our continuous goal to aid and support you in making this business of providing housing for others more profitable, easier and yes, […]

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Avoid Trouble and Save Money! New Laws and Money-Saving Ideas for 2012! – by Patricia A. Harris – Southern California

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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Along with the ever-changing laws, AOA advisors encounter landlord situations that are overlooked, can be confusing, are sometimes neglected and have become very costly to many property owners. It is our continuous goal to aid and support you in making this business of providing housing for others more profitable, easier and yes, more enjoyable.  AOA […]

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5 Steps to Lower Your Workers’ Comp Insurance – By S. Anthony Miller

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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When a company experiences significant increases in Workers’ Compensation costs, it usually triggers internal activities aimed at reducing insurance costs and spending. The key to spending fewer dollars is more than just stopping a few accidents; it is having a sound safety program designed to continuously improve. This is where a safety program that, at […]

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Fighting Back Against the Los Angeles Housing Department and the ACE Law Proposal – By Bill Hooey

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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If you own rental units in the City of Los Angeles and you’ve had encounters with the Los Angeles Housing Department, most likely you have learned “the hard way” that the LAHD has an anti-landlord agenda.  They levy so many fines against landlords and put so many properties in REAP that they actually create cash […]

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The Economy: How to Prepare for When Money Dies – By Karen Roche

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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An eye-opening interview with renowned speculator Doug Casey, conducted by Karen Roche and JT Long of The Gold Report. Doug explains why fiat currencies around the world are destined for collapse… and what investors can, and should, do to protect themselves. If dollar-dumping turns from a trickle into a flood, look out. Exploding prices (aka […]

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An Exchange of Opinions # 22: Investing After Inflation – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker,DRE: 0095710

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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If you’ve missed some of the prior articles, basic “beginner” guidelines on successful investing are in my book “Stairway to Wealth” available at LuLu.com. Our plan is to gather as much cash as possible before big inflation strikes, to wait until the Government responds by raising interest rates, and once rates peak to invest with […]

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Fighting Back Against The Los Angeles Housing Department and The ACE Law Proposal – By Bill Hooey

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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If you own rental units in the City of Los Angeles and you’ve had encounters with the Los Angeles Housing Department, most likely you have learned “the hard way” that the LAHD has a anti-landlord agenda.  They levy so many fines against landlords and put so many properties in REAP that they actually create cash […]

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