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Choosing an Accountant Written by Jeanne Gray of NJEntrepreneur.com For a small or start up business, choosing the right accountant to assist with business matters as opposed to personal tax returns presents new areas to explore and be addressed.
Control Rising Rates Written by Marc C. Demetriou, CLU, ChFC of Residential Home Funding Corp. Many borrowers with adjustable-rate loans are finding their payments rising now. As a result, owners are discovering fixed-rate mortgages are an attractive alternative.
Common Pitfalls of Having a Business Partner Written by Jeanne Gray of NJEntrepreneur.com Here are common pitfalls of having a business partner followed by three important areas that should be addressed in advance through the partnership agreement or the shareholder agreement which may lessen the potential for dispute as situations arise.
Pet Security Deposits are Not Allowed Written by Bruce E. Gudin Pet security deposits are not allowed if the deposit will exceed the maximum of 1 1/2 times the rent. In an unreported Appellate Division Decision from 2001 the Court said that a pet security deposit must be included in the calculation of the total security deposit received for a residential dwelling unit in light of the New Jersey Security Deposit Act, NJSA 46:8-21.2.
Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite! Written by Bruce E. Gudin New Jersey property owners must now arm themselves with knowledge of a situation that is becoming a growing concern to everyone. Cimex lectularius, or bed bugs as they are commonly known, are becoming a problem within residences of all kinds, including multi-family housing, as the bug’s population has resurged in recent years.
The NJ Landlord Registration Act Written by Bruce E. Gudin By law, every landlord of a dwelling, except owner-occupied premises with not more than two rental units, must file with the clerk of the municipality in which the residential property is situated, or with the Bureau of Housing Inspection in the Department of Community Affairs, a certificate of registration. N.J.S.A. 46:8-28.
Residential Apartment Security Deposit Law Update Written by Bruce E. Gudin This article will discuss New Jersey’s security deposit Law, (the Rent Security Deposit Act,) which specifies how landlords must collect, maintain, and return a security deposit.
Leasehold Survivors: Tenants’ for Life? Written by Andrew B. Sobel
The issue presented by the appeal was whether a surviving family member of a deceased tenant, whose rental payments were subsidized under the federal Section 8 housing assistance program, is entitled to succeed to the decedent's tenancy rights.
The Benefits of Using a Property Manager Written by GSA Staff
Once you have purchased your New Jersey rental property, the responsibility of running and maintaining the property can quickly become overwhelming. For many landlords, the logical solution is to hire a property management company to oversee their rental property.
Are Your Existing Windows Costing You Money? Written by Heather Kamasa
By replacing your windows, you can update the look of your building; improve the amount of light and air flow; increase your building’s energy efficiency, and provide easier window operation, cleaning and maintenance.
Online Marketing: Makes Dollars and Sense Written by Sunny Kancherla of GardenStateApartments.com If you have not added online advertising to your real estate marketing mix, its not too late. In fact, online marketing is becoming a cheaper, more efficient, and more powerful tool to help you accomplish your real estate objectives.
Real Ads 101- Write ads that rent your place faster Written by Sunny Kancherla of GardenStateApartments.com Looking for a way to rent your place faster? Don't spend more money, just write better. Writing an effective ad is more challenging than you might think. Find out how you can maximize your advertising dollars simply by putting a little more effort into your ads.
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