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Author Bio: With over 21 years of experience in real estate, Jon’s knowledge of the real estate market and real estate industry is exceptional. Jon started investing in real estate before he decided to obtain his Real Estate Salesperson's License. Jon is a native of Long Beach, Jon currently lives and works in Long Beach California, and Jon has a deep passion for Long Beach California and its rich culture. Jon provides the best local area and relocation information, tips for investors, buyers, and sellers, current market reports, mortgage rates and much more…..
Landlords Urge Tenants to Buy Renters Insurance…  As a landlord why do I recommend renters insurance to all my tenants? Simple, a renter should have protection against fire, damage, and theft just as most homeowners have and enjoy!   I’ve been a landlord since early 1990. In years past, renting a...
Yes, But….. How many times have you heard “yes, but” followed by some lame excuse? Probably a lot as it is quite common for someone to say “yes, but” followed by some lame excuse. Here are a few examples: Were you late for work? Yes, but I had no idea there was going to be an accident.  Weren’t y...
 "Life Is a One-Time Gift"  This is about “YOU” not RE! This post is for all of us even though it has nothing to do with real estate. Let’s face it, without our health it is hard to work and keep a roof over our head. So even though this might have nothing to do with our profession, this post is ...
So Far So Good – Strike 1 & 2 For Rent Control Advocates…Long Beach and its residents can breathe a little easier today. Misguided housing advocates miss the first deadline to submit their rent control petition on November ballot. For those that have been following my mini-series on proposed rent...
  Proposed Ballot Measure for Rent Control in Long Beach if passed most certainly faces legal blowback. New information is presented in the April 25th memorandum from City Attorney to City Manager, Patrick West, Mayor and Members of the City Council identified six instances “so far” where if the ...
   I recently started writing a series (1, 2, 3,) of posts about the possibility of Long Beach falling prey to a newly proposed rental control petition. In my last post regarding the proposed rent control initiative in Long Beach, I said: “You’ll most likely hear from me next on this matter when ...
 Rent Control -Should Facts Matter?  I recently wrote a post about being on different planets. The moral of the post “in spite of wanting the same end result different ideals make it impossible seeing eye to eye in attaining the desired result.”  Of course, it is ok to have a different ideology b...
 The 2018 Long Beach Multi-Family Unit Sell-Off  Why is the Long Beach Real Estate Market inundated with an inordinate amount of multi-family unit apartment buildings for sale?  Between off-market deals and LoopNet’s current listings, there are well over 150 multi-family unit buildings for sale i...
 We Are Just On Different Planets  Tuesday night was a true learning experience as I realized I was just on a different planet.  Let me give some context to this story and set the stage before I explain. For quite some time a small advocacy group is on the attack; their mission “Rent Control in L...
 The NAR Spends Millions In Lobbying Efforts  Did you know that the NAR is one of the most powerful lobbying organizations going? Only second to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (which forked over $104 million) the NAR spent 64.8 million on the 2015-2016 election cycle. Until I read “Where NAR spends...

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