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In Part One of this series we discussed how to analyze our rental property operating statement and improve the numbers by maximizing revenue.  In Part Two, we're going to focus on how to control direct expenses so that we can keep more of the revenue that we generate. "It takes money to make mone...
Two of the finest communities on the northern edge of Silicon Valley are Menlo Park and Atherton.  They are known for quiet, tree-lined streets and a downtown filled with great restaurants and shops.  Both towns are minutes from downtown Palo Alto and Stanford University and are home to many of S...
As I've written many times before, Orinda and Lafayette are two of the most beautiful communities in the Bay Area.  They combine small town appeal, great schools, and easy access to Oakland, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Napa Valley. There are many homes on the market in the area, including a f...
Operating statements reflect the pulse of our rental properties.  How much we've earned in revenue, how much we've paid in expenses, and how much is left over to cover the overhead, pay taxes, reinvest in our property, and perhaps even keep a little for ourselves as owners.  In a series of four i...
Single family homes can be great investments.  They command higher rents than condos and will increase in value better over time.  Single family homes are also easier to sell when the time comes to reposition equity.  In two previous installments, we discussed "basic" and "beyond basic" screening...
Alpine Apartments on Curtner Avenue in Palo Alto closed escrow on April 1st. Description:  17 units with swimming pool, laundry, covered parking.  Close to Stanford U., downtown Palo Alto. Price:  $3,405,000 Listed by John Souerbry

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