Monthly Archives: May 2016

Commercial Sales Fall in First Quarter

After a booming 2015, the pace of commercial transactions in the first quarter of this year dropped and failed to keep up, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ Commercial Real Estate Outlook: 2016. Large commercial real estate deals plunged … Continue reading

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Community Meetings Help With Tenant-Landlord Communication

We have made an effort to hold regular community meetings to get to know our tenants better and to give them another means of communicating with us about their needs and concerns.  We have found that such meetings increase tenant … Continue reading

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Addressing Transgender Restroom Issues

North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom law,” which requires individuals to use restrooms corresponding to the sex they were assigned at birth rather than their gender identity, has prompted questions over what responsibilities businesses and employers have to accommodate the preferences of … Continue reading

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Kudos to Mercedes Benz of Omaha

  We have had our company Sprinter to a number of dealerships and repair places in Omaha to fix an ongoing leak issue around the roof-mounted air conditioning unit on the vehicle.  Water was entering the inner compartment and getting on passengers.  No … Continue reading

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Cash Is King

All-cash buyers of single-family homes and condos, on average, paid 23 percent less per square foot than other home buyers, shows RealtyTrac’s first quarter 2016 U.S. Cash & Institutional Investor Housing Market Report.   All-cash buyers of single-family homes and … Continue reading

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Background Checks on Renters Raise Questions

Landlords who deny an apartment applicant a lease due to a failed background check may be breaking the law and face housing discriminating allegations, according to new guidance issued from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.   “A … Continue reading

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Trends to Watch

Perhaps the most discussed trend in commercial real estate in recent years has been the Millennials, the age cohort who are changing work and living arrangements across the nation. A relatively less covered demographic trend of greater size and perhaps … Continue reading

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