Book Review: Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide

Ok so I know tax deductions are not that exciting to talk about but I know we all would prefer to have more cash in our checking accounts at the end of the year. The great news is there are lots of ways real estate investment properties can provide tax deductions. The bad news is the rules change every year so when this book arrived on my desk last week I was actually very excited. Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide by Nolo Press. This 9th edition just came out this year and is over 500 pages! Did you know there are...

Mail Bag: Oops I broke the LAW! – The Americans With Disabilities Act

” I had a rental inquiry that asked if service dogs were ok….I said, very sorry – no dogs allowed. They responded with a letter from an attorney telling me that it is a Fair Housing Act statute and against federal law to discriminate against/not allow people with service dogs t orent your apartment. I am pretty sure  they are legally correct  – but I am looking into it for future reference.” – CHBO Property Owner. Yes there is a lot to know – Before you accidentally break the law take a look at some of the following resources: Discrimination Laws: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Fair...