Monthly Archives: April 2010

Socialism Finds It’s Way to Los Angeles

Socialism Finds It’s Way to Los Angeles By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Aside from the unfortunate circumstances many property owners are facing, now, the owners of multifamily properties in Los Angeles city are facing what could be a moratorium on the dismal increase of 3 to 5% they were once allowed by the city on […]

Building Your E-Curb Appeal

Building Your E-Curb Appeal By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM The apartment industry has become increasingly reliant on technology. With owners accessing financial information and records from abroad, managers logging details on property inspections and operation from the field and residents scouring the web for move-in specials on their I-Phone and Blackberry devices, it’s safe to […]

Wall Street on Contrarians & Commercial Real Estate

Wall Street on Contrarians and Commercial Real Estate By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM The Real Estate section of yesterday’s Wall Street Journal boasted an interesting headline that fitly described the current real estate investment climate. “Beaten down and bid up” it proclaimed, in reference to the Commercial Real Estate market and specifically the Real Estate […]

3 Steps to Better Resident Screening

3 Steps to Better Resident Screening By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM As a landlord, there are few things worse than preparing a unit for rent, marketing it and ultimately renting it to what turns out to be a problem tenant. However, thanks in part to technology and comprehensive criminal record, credit bureau and other such […]