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Owner tips for working with a Property Manager

Owner tips for working with a Property Manager

Working with a new business always has it’s challenges in the beginning. But, when it comes to housing, people take it very personal. Many times the owner has lived in the home for years, they have memories and emotional attachment. Or, they could have had a bad experience before and are extra cautious with who […]

Rent Control: An Enduring Symptom of Fear- Part Two

Rent Control: An Enduring Symptom of Fear- Part Two

By Neil Fjellestad Well, the 80s and 90s had twists and turns that left us reeling nationally as individual rental owners. The triple threat of the highest interest rates we had ever experienced that were allowed by the government as a financial means to stall and/or slow down the paper value appreciation of housing beyond […]

Rent Control: An Enduring Symptom of Fear-Part 1

Rent Control: An Enduring Symptom of Fear-Part 1

By Neil Fjellestad I’m not sure whether rent control came up in the initial discussions surrounding the creation of a rental housing association, but I suspect it could have. No, I wasn’t there-haha! But it has been my privilege to connect with local rental owners for 50 years; one-half the centennial period we currently celebrate, […]

Standards for Serious Real Estate Investors- Part 2

Standards for Serious Real Estate Investors- Part 2

By Neil Fjellestad and Chris DeMarco In part one of this investor series we talked about the first three standards. We invite you to consider the remaining five. Standard #4 Strategically held real estate is a long-term investment and must be operated as a business. To accomplish, a long-term hold ownership should include as many […]