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Fair Housing: Are You Up to Date on Criminal Background Checks?

By: Daniel G. Drake Posted on: Friday, April 17th, 2020

Since the real estate market crash in late 2008, many people have become landlords who would have otherwise not done so. Beside the normal and expected tasks (collecting rents, doing maintenance, responding to “emergency” complaints, etc.), one of the most important duties that landlords must be

COVID-19’s Impact on Evictions and Foreclosures

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Thursday, March 26th, 2020

On March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump ordered a moratorium on the foreclosures of mortgages that are insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).  That moratorium arose from the President’s proclamation that the COVID-19 outbreak constitutes a national emergency.  The moratorium is e

What Landlords and Property Managers Should Be Doing During COVID-19

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Friday, March 20th, 2020

As the nation responds to the Coronavirus outbreak, we are all hopeful for the best outcome. During these trying times, however, consider the following: Communicate: In times of trouble, one of the most important factors is a constant and open line of communication. This is also true for landlord