Property Management Archive

It’s Time to Talk Bed Bugs

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine You might have read in your newspaper that bed bugs are back. Yes, they returned a few years ago. Thanks to increased global travel and increased mobility in general as well as...
July 5, 2011

$600 1099 Landlord Reporting Law Repealed

By Robert Freeedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In a little-noticed but important victory for REALTORS®, particularly those who help households and mom-and-pop owners of small rental properties, Congress this week passed legislation to repeal a short-sighted provision in small...
April 8, 2011

Lease Accounting Rules Spell Commercial Trouble

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Just as commercial real estate is clawing its way back to slightly better conditions than what it’s faced in the last couple of years, two accounting boards are thinking about making some...
December 2, 2010

Managers to Face Energy, Foreclosure Burdens

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine State and local governments are cash-strapped but they’re also moving forward on agendas to promote energy efficiency and deal with foreclosures. That combination is almost certainly going to put pressure on commercial...