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I just received another call from a tenant who was called by a young woman professing to represent the owner of the property.  She asked for access to the property.   I immediately contacted the owner and, as normal, the owner had not authorized any such access, or requested that anyone contact t...
06/26/2009
State of Hawaii House Bill 1464  "Prior to the sale of residential real property, the property owner shall make a good faith declaration of electricity cost based on the most recent three-month period in which the property was occupied prior to the date of the seller's disclosure, pursuant to ch...
06/19/2009
 Hello Everyone, I am so proud!  I finally figured out how to put my rentals in here for you to eat your heart out.  Well, I need a little help, but then, what the heck.   You could all be in Hawaii now, just enjoying peace and tranquility.  This one won't be here long, like I will probably rent ...
05/13/2009
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Interesting that many owner landlords want their property managerrs to start showing a rental home before a tenant moves out, or as soon as the tenant moves out with the expectation of getting the property rented earlier than if we wait until the property is in pristing renting condition.   What ...
02/28/2009
Well, here it is--Back Again!   The Oahu Chapter of NARPM has informed us that two bills have now been introduced at the Hawaii State Legislature that will make "source of income" a protected class. In other words, anyone with "legal income" (welfare, Social Security, Section 8) will become a pro...
02/28/2009
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Tenants are having a hard time of things in the current economic downturn.   While many are having difficulty making their monthly rental payments, and even more are frequently late with their payments, those looking for rentals are facing another threat to their solvency.  Web page scammers have...
02/19/2009
Well, the inevitable seems to be coming at us full speed ahead.   A Brief of Amicus Curiae in Glenmont Hills Associates Privacy World at Glenmont Metro Center vs. Montgomery County, MD has been filed that will effectively make "source of income" a protected class and thus force landlords to parti...
07/16/2008
                  Supply of Rentals is UP!  Rents are coming Down in Hawaii!   Well, a little bit!!!   Most of us in the property management business have recently recognized that the market has softened and that we are not getting the number of qualified tenants applying for a rental to which we...
06/15/2008
Yup, it's said that we Property Managers are rolling in money.   I know that I am having a hard time making it to the bank every day with all of the money I earn.   According to AOl's Find a Job at http://jobs.aol.com/article/_a/high-paying-work-from-home-jobs/20080605143209990001 Property Manage...
06/13/2008
I thought some of you might be interested in an article I recently published in the June 2008 issue of Residential Resource, the official magazine of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM).   It is a great publication.   It is a greater organization.   Here it is!   A C...
05/31/2008
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