Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Future of the News Business: A Monumental Twitter Stream All in One Place

Originally posted on Marc Andreessen:
I am more bullish about the future of the news industry over the next 20 years than almost anyone I know. You are going to see it grow 10X to 100X from where it is…

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So You Wanna Be a Landlord?

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6 Tips to Find the Best Tenant Screening Company

Tenant Screening needs to be done, but how? If you don’t have the first idea how to make it happen, what should be your best approach to go after it? Rather than learning it all by yourself, it is probably wise

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How to find a good tenant?

Employment / Income The most important piece is to verify employment. Many companies make it difficult to do this. They cannot directly say no (I suspect it is required  by law), but they will give you a website to subscribe

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Top 5 Reasons To Do Tenant Screening

In tribune to David Letterman, we will do top 5 reasons to do tenant screening. It is not as funny, but equally useful. 1. Reputation. It is critical to keep most units filled. In the end, a unit that stands

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Lessons Learned From Launching A Web Startup

Many times people ask me about how to launch a web-based startup on the cheap. There are many articles / blogs out there offering such advice. However, when you finished reading them, you left unsatisfied. The advice are too generic,

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How to Properly Make Employment Verification Call?

Before offering a rental unit to a prospective tenant, verify some, if not all, of the application information, including previous employment. Some landlords use third-party specialists to perform background checks and employment verification, but you can do it yourself. The

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