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Tenant Screening

Tenant screening is well known as an integral part of a risk-based approach to property management. To maintain the highest standards and comply with all fair housing laws, read on to find out why developing a formal appraisal process, and consistently following it will benefit your property management business. What...

Section 8 Program

About Section 8 Program For some families, finding decent, safe, and affordable housing is a challenge. Most areas of the United States do not have rent control laws. Renting private rentals in functional regions may seem like an unreachable goal for some tenants. As a result, many families live in...

Reverse Mortgages

If you are 62 or older and want to get money to pay your mortgage, supplement your income, or pay your medical expenses, you may want to consider a reverse mortgage. It allows you to convert a portion of your home equity into cash without having to sell your home...

Lis Pendens

The Latin term lis pendens translates as "pending proceedings." This legal term refers to a written notice of a civil action concerning ownership or a shareholding in a specific real property registered on the property. This notice serves as a constructive warning to anyone interested in purchasing the property. Lis...