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2021-12-29T14:43:50-07:00December 29th, 2021|Newsletter, Zona Law Group|

If you own or manage rental property, you know that complying with fair housing laws is critical to avoiding liability.  Over the years, we have found that many AZREIA members incorrectly believe that fair housing laws do not apply to them.  Whether or not a property owner falls under an exception or not, we always [...]

Financial Flexibility In Deals

2021-12-29T14:44:07-07:00December 29th, 2021|Newsletter, Unbridled Wealth|

Imagine a world where you were the lender for your own real estate investment strategies. I can’t tell you how many times I finished a Flip and paid off the Hard or Private Money Lender and thought to myself, “I wish that was me making that money.”  How many of us close on a rental [...]

FROZEN WATER PIPES – Here in the desert?

2021-12-29T14:44:22-07:00December 29th, 2021|Newsletter, State Farm|

YES RIGHT HERE !!  Think it doesn’t happen here?  Think again !!!   If you have never experienced frozen water pipes, perhaps you do not understand the severity of this situation.  When water pipes freeze, the water expands and splits or cracks the pipe. Then, when the water is under pressure, it finds that crack, [...]

Due Diligence in Your Transactions

2021-12-29T14:44:48-07:00December 29th, 2021|Newsletter, Phocus Law|

Routinely, I have clients come to me to ‘document’ transactions for them, meaning I am responsible for putting together the various contracts and agreements that will serve to create the legal obligations between the parties to the transaction. Despite having documented more deals than I can count, representing likely close to 100 million dollars changing [...]

Refinance Programs from Fannie and Freddie Expand Refi Reach To More Homeowners

2021-12-29T14:45:05-07:00December 29th, 2021|Newsletter, Peoples Mortgage Co|

Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have rolled out refinance programs to help low- to moderate-income households take advantage of lower mortgage rates. Borrowers whose income does not meet the area’s median income thresholds could still be eligible if they can meet some other requirements. Launched in June by Fannie Mae, the RefiNow program targets [...]

Legally Speaking: Accepting Late Payments

2021-12-29T14:47:44-07:00December 29th, 2021|Legally Speaking, Newsletter, Zona Law Group|

Question: I was in court on a non-payment of rent case, and the judge gave the tenant until the end of the day to pay what is owed.  Do I have to accept the money?  I have had numerous problems with this tenant, and just want them out.   Answer: Arizona is a cure-state, so [...]