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4 Lessons Learned From My Biggest Real Estate...
4 Lessons Learned From My Biggest Real Estate...

By Jason Malabute, CPA and full-time real estate investor I'm Jason Malabute - a CPA and full-time real estate investor. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, but I invest in Indianapolis and Kansas City. My interest in real estate was sparked when I discovered the power of passive income while doing a tax client's taxes. Soon after, I decided to transition out of accounting to pursue real estate investing through entrepreneurship, as my dad had always encouraged me to do so due to the challenges I could face in obtaining a high paying job with cerebral palsy. Being a real estate investor and entrepreneur with cerebral palsy has come with its own set of challenges. One of the... Read more

US Home Building Surged in February

US home building jumped higher in February, turning around after five consecutive months of falling. Housing starts, a measure of new home construction, rose by 9.8% in...

Tenant and Landlord Legal Responsibilities: What...

Rental housing laws are in place to protect both landlords and tenants throughout the rental relationship. Whether the apartment is in Baltimore, MD, or Tacoma, WA,...

What Is Rent Escrow?

Are you a landlord dealing with a tenant withholding rent? They may have more legal grounds than you think. Renters can withhold rent in an escrow account in the event...

Smart Home Solutions To Add to a Rental Property

Rental properties with smart devices are becoming increasingly popular among landlords and tenants. With the ability to control temperature, lighting, security systems...

Apartment Housing, Public Schools and Health
Apartment Housing, Public Schools and Health

By Margaret Stagmeier, Author of Blighted: A Story of People, Politics and An American Housing Miracle    Homeownership and education have long shared a symbiotic relationship.  Parents covet housing in neighborhoods with high-performing schools, escalating home prices or rental rates and creating an entitlement sanctuary designed to advance academic potential and exclude impoverished families by economic default.  This housing-education relationship encourages families to invest wealth in a manner that weighs educational resources and future earning potential in their child’s favor, perpetuating the cycle of entitlement.   An example of this relationship is exhibited in a study I... Read more

LA County Supervisors Reject New Renter...

After about three years of shielding tenants from evictions due to non-payment of rent, L.A. County is set to scrap renter protections tied to the COVID-19...

HUD Restores Housing Discrimination Rule, Revokes...

The Department has been laying the groundwork for this move since 2021 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Friday that...

The Gas Stove Wars Are Far From Over

Gas stoves are facing a new era of regulation. The public health science says it’s justified. The next chapter of the gas stove debate is here. The Consumer Product...

Section 8 Housing – Good or Bad Investment?

Section 8 housing is a type of rental housing that’s subsidized by the government. Section 8 was established in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and...