The International Business Times is offering an explanation as to why GOP Sen. Bob Corker switched his vote for tax reform to a “yes.”
The reason is the addition of the so-called “Corker Kickback” to the tax reform bill.
Thanks to a newly enacted law in the state of Colorado, renters in the state on short-term leases will now receive more advanced notice of rent increases or lease terminations. Previously, landlords were only required to provide a 7-day notice to short-term tenants.
Rentalutions, a Chicago-based online platform for landlords, announced this week that it plans to expand its offerings thanks to a $2 million round of funding. The company said that it plans to use the funding to add new features to “automate common time-consuming and expensive processes, including finding and screening tenants, accepting payments and managing maintenance requests.”
Much has been made of the risks Airbnb landlords face when using the unregulated short-term rental service. But until now, the hidden danger to Airbnb renters has not been given nearly enough attention.
While 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medicinal pot use, along with four states legalizing recreational use, marijuana is still illegal according to federal law, which could leave some landlords in a bind if their renters are caught.
Homeowners are faced with two options when they decide to move up the property ladder: sell the old home or rent it out. If you live in Oklahoma, you might want to check this list before putting your home back on the market.
The problem with that duration of unemployment, the article points out, is that half the country would be in serious trouble if they were unemployed for longer than 13 weeks, almost five months short of the average time it takes to find another job.
[Subscribers only] Multigenerational living, where two or more adult generations live under the same roof, is becoming a growing trend in the U.S. Currently about 19% of Americans now live in a multigenerational household, the highest level since 1950. That amounts to about 60.6 million adults in 2014, up from 57 million adults in 2012. And homebuilders have taken notice, designing houses specifically catered to this segment.
Would-be homeowners are inundated with picture-perfect examples of new and remodeled homes brimming with upgrades. But in the real world, homebuilders and investors must calculate the rate of return on these sometimes fleeting trends, weighing what buyers want with what they can actually afford. This feature looks at which features buyers of different age demographics consider the most important, and what that means for sellers.
We’ve found that the handling and posting of payments during bankruptcy has been a widespread issue in our testing environment. Specifically, there is increased risk exposure in pre-and post-petition payment application and treatment, both inside and outside of the bankruptcy plan. Servicers and sub-servicers have created manual workflow workarounds to address the issue, however, it does open the servicer up to more exposure to calculation errors.