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  • NJ Lead Paint Regulations

    NJ Lead Paint Regulations

    New Jersey has stringent regulations regarding lead paint in rental properties, particularly in properties built before 1978 when lead-based paint was commonly used. The presence of lead paint poses serious health risks, especially to young children who may ingest lead dust or chips. In New Jersey, landlords are required to […]


  • What is a “Cap Rate” for an investment property

    What is a “Cap Rate” for an investment property

    Cap Rate, also known as Capitalization Rate, stands as a pivotal financial tool in real estate, offering a precise measure of a property’s Return on Investment (ROI). Computed by dividing the property’s Net Operating Income (NOI) by its prevailing market value or purchase price, Cap Rate serves as a beacon […]


  • Long-Term vs. Short-Term Real Estate Investment: Which Is Better?

    Long-Term vs. Short-Term Real Estate Investment: Which Is Better?

    Deciding between long-term and short-term real estate investments hinges on various factors including financial objectives, risk tolerance, and market conditions. Let’s break down the considerations for each:


  • Hurricane Prep for Properties

    Hurricane Prep for Properties

    Preparing your property for a hurricane involves several important steps to help minimize damage and ensure the safety of your home and belongings. Here’s a comprehensive checklist to guide you through the process: By taking these precautions and preparing your property ahead of time, you can help minimize damage and […]


  • How to Tell if Your Home is in a Flood Zone

    How to Tell if Your Home is in a Flood Zone

    Remember that flood zones can change over time due to factors such as development, changes in weather patterns, or updates to flood maps


  • Eviction Alternative – Cash for Keys

    Eviction Alternative – Cash for Keys

    Offering a tenant a financial incentive to vacate the property voluntarily, often referred to as “cash for keys,” can be an alternative to the formal eviction process.


  • Eviction Process

    Eviction Process

    The eviction process for tenants in New Jersey typically follows a set of legal steps outlined by state law. Here’s a general overview of the process: It’s important to note that eviction laws can vary depending on the specific circumstances and location within New Jersey. Additionally, tenants have rights throughout […]


  • Spring Maintenance Schedule for Rental Properties

    Spring Maintenance Schedule for Rental Properties

    Performing spring maintenance on a rental property is crucial to ensure that the property remains in good condition and to address any issues that may have arisen during the winter months.


  • Basement Water Proofing Options

    Basement Water Proofing Options

    Waterproofing a basement is essential to prevent water damage, mold growth, and other issues associated with moisture infiltration.


  • Pros and Cons of Offering Multi Year Residential Leases

    Pros and Cons of Offering Multi Year Residential Leases

    Before offering a multi-year lease, it’s essential to carefully consider the specific circumstances, local regulations, and the preferences of both the landlord and the tenant. Consulting with legal and real estate professionals can provide valuable insights and help ensure that the lease terms align with all relevant laws and best practices.