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Tag Archives: rental property

Where to Invest in the Best Rental Houses By – Steve Sjuggerud

Posted on 01. Sep, 2018 by .

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A version of this article first appeared on March 12, 2018 in the DailyWealth, published by Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, an independent investment research firm.  You can visit them at www.stansberryresearch.com. Dr. Steve Sjuggerud is the Founding Editor of DailyWealth and editor of True Wealth, an investment advisory specializing in safe, alternative investments overlooked by Wall Street. He believes that you don’t have to take big risks to make big returns.

“Steve, rental houses here at the beach are a terrible idea,” my friend Brad Thomason told me last week.

“If you want a REAL income on a rental house, you need to go to Cleveland, Tennessee.”

Brad would know. […]

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None of Our Politicians Has the Courage to Do the Right Thing for Owners and Renters – By Noni Richen

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by .

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In what must have been one of the low points of her day, a young woman recently knocked on my door to tell me that she was from the San Francisco Tenants Union and wanted to invite me to a “Town Hall” to listen to Dean Preston, a supervisorial candidate talk to tenants about how unfairly they are being treated and how they should demand their rights. […]

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Legal Q & A – by Dennis Block

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by .

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Question One:  We attended your seminar on Tenant Screening at the L.A. Convention Center as we are members of the AOA. Thank you very much for your seminar which gave us highly useful tips to screen probable tenants. I will be glad to use your services for us and for my friends because of your professionalism.

We have a situation now where we received an application from a company to rent our single family house in Long Beach. We heard in your talk that when renting to a company, be careful because there are some risks involved. Can you please give us clues as to what we need to look for and what we need to avoid from corporate tenants in renting our property. We appreciate your assistance in this matter. Thanks a lot. […]

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HELP STOP THE TRASH MONOPOLY! – By David Hernandez

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by .

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Apartment Owners, Business Owners and Community Leaders

Are Fighting Back to Protect Your Rights and Your Wallets!

In 2014 the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor, working with Labor Based Organizations passed an Ordinance impacting all commercial business, including apartment owners, in Los Angeles.

While the city picks up trash from residential and some smaller apartment units, commercial business owners were able to negotiate with the approximately 30-40 commercial trash pick-up providers for their commercial trash service. “The best service for the best price was the standard policy in Los Angeles for apartment owners.” […]

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10 Ways to Be a Great Landlord – By Richard Montgomery

Posted on 01. Nov, 2016 by .

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It is upsetting when we get tenant complaints as a landlord. It is hard work renting apartments or homes to tenants and it takes people skills and management skills. Many times our goal as a landlord is to simply avoid tenant complaints. But there are principles, if properly used, that can reduce or eliminate tenant complaints. Do you know what it takes to be a great landlord? […]

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Do You Have a Written Qualification Criteria List for Applicants? By Patricia A. Harris

Posted on 01. Nov, 2016 by .

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Having a written criteria list for your rental applicants is pertinent in your rental business and serves several purposes.  By attaching a copy of your rental criteria to each blank application form, you are informing your applicant of a list of conditions that must be met for them to be considered as a future tenant in your building. […]

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Coming Next Month – The “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference

Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 by .

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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 willbe held onTuesday, September 20th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in West Hall B, 1201 N. Figueroa! […]

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Another Possible Victory for Landlords! – By Justin Wilson

Posted on 01. Apr, 2016 by .

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Minnesota Landlords and Tenants Unite to Fight Unconstitutional Search of Homes

Golden Valley landlords and tenants unite to challenge city’s rental inspection law. Minnesotans have a new reason to remember to empty their dishwashers and keep their bathrooms clean. That’s because the city of Golden Valley is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to grant it a warrant […]

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Five Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing – By Vena Jones Cox

Posted on 01. Mar, 2016 by .

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An interesting thing happens when people become successful real estate investors:  like any true convert, they start to want to proselytize. And one of the primary characteristics of any good missionary is the desire to emphasize the good and de-emphasize the downsides of ones’ religion.  […]

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Inherit a House? How to Rent it Out – By Cliff Hockley

Posted on 01. Mar, 2016 by .

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We manage properties for homeowners with many unique circumstances but inheritance is one of the most common reasons why people choose to rent out a home.  This is the story of a typical case. […]

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