Small Business

Legally Speaking…

2019-03-01T16:22:53+00:00March 5th, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Investing, Landlord Tenant Law, Legal Procedures, Property Management, Property Manager, Small Business, Strategy|

Question: 60 days before my tenants’ lease expires, I always send a renewal letter telling them what their options are: they can sign a new lease, they can stay on a month-to-month lease at a higher rental rate, or they can terminate their lease. Recently, I sent out one of these letters but then started [...]

Are You Researching Investment Properties In Transition Areas?

2019-03-05T23:43:58+00:00February 28th, 2019|AZREIA, Creative, Did You Know..., Fix and Flip, Investing, Market Changes, Property Management, Small Business, Strategy|

In previous articles we have addressed time and again that the importance of knowing how evaluating potential investment properties is the key to success in this business. For example, knowing what a property will be worth once you’re finished with the rehab (ARV) is essential, along with knowing the cost of repairs, closing costs as [...]

Zillow to begin buying, selling homes in 5 new markets in 2019

2019-01-30T19:25:50+00:00February 21st, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Investing, Market Changes, Small Business, Strategy|

Zillow announced Thursday it is expanding its home buying/selling program to new markets this year. Zillow will begin buying and selling homes through its Zillow Offers program in five new markets in 2019: Miami, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Nashville, Orlando and Portland. Sellers in these markets can request cash offers from Zillow to buy their home. Zillow announced [...]

Rental Verification – When COURTESY Creates LIABILITY

2019-03-05T23:43:58+00:00February 12th, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Landlord, Legal Procedures, Property Manager, Rentals, Small Business, Strategy|

What information can you ask for, and what information should the old landlord provide? In the rental industry, it has become common practice that when landlords qualify potential applicants, they send out rental verification forms to previous landlords. This is a good way to get some insight into how the applicant will be as a [...]

DEALING WITH DOG BITES AND ATTACKS—THE DOG MUST GO

2019-03-05T23:43:59+00:00January 3rd, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Landlord, Landlord Tenant Law, Legal Procedures, Small Business, Strategy|

Whether its due to an influx of assisted animals or because landlords are becoming more pet-friendly, anecdotally, we have seen an increase in the number of animals in rentals.  As a result, we are seeing an increase in incidents involving dog bites and attacks.  In Arizona, the owner of a dog is strictly liable for [...]