According to Darrah Hansen of Home Ownership Strategies, if done right, property investors stand to reap big rewards over the long haul, but property investment can also come at a heavy price to those who aren’t prepared to learn the market and do the less-than glamorous work of a landlord. For those who are considering […]
1. National Origin, Race or Color While it is unacceptable to use language that describes the housing, neighborhood or neighbors in a racial way or using ethnic terms, it is acceptable to use words such as “master bedroom”, “desirable neighborhood” and “exceptional find” in your advertising. These terms are factual without being influential as to […]
Cost vs. Value data show that the value of remodeling a property has increased over the last few years. For 2014, the cost-value ratio stands at 66 % , a jump of 5.5 points over last year and the largest increase since 2005. Before deciding if the remodel of an existing property is worth the […]
It’s Hip to be Fair Because April is Fair Housing Month, it is the perfect time to review the top 10 Fair Housing mistakes, which are commonly made by landlords and property management personnel. Discrimination means treating someone differently because of their membership in a protected class. There are seven protected classes defined by the […]
When is advance notice required? According to Marcia Stewart and NOLO Law for All, landlords may enter a rented premises only in the following circumstances: To make needed repairs, to show property to prospective tenants or purchasers and to determine whether repairs are necessary. Typically, a landlord may not enter just to check up on […]
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