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News August, 2011)
Be Aware of Potential Lead, Asbestos Hazards When Remodeling. If you have an older rental unit and are thinking of a remodel, you should consider potential environmental hazards and select a contractor accordingly.
This article, really a collection of pages, outlines driveway repair and
Pesticide Foggers Be Dangerous? Of course they can. If you
use them, follow the directions that come with the article.
Asbestos Home Page. This is not an article, but it contains
links to almost all the information you will ever need about asbestos in
your rental unit or home.
To Fight Dryrot in Homes, Condos and Co-ops. Here is an excellent discussion of what
dryrot is, how it spreads, and how
to recognize it when it strikes. Dryrot, “wood cancer,” is
destructive and quite expensive if not eliminated early. Protect
your investment and learn how to prevent and spot it.
Landlord Responsible For Your Safety? This article discusses to some degree the
extent of liability a landlord
may have for criminal acts committed against a tenant on the rental
property, but then makes some really valuable suggestions on practical
steps a landlord can take to limit his exposure and to some degree protect
Listing, The. In order to promote compliance with its new lead
paint removal rules, HUD has this new page that includes listings of
competent lead removal specialists and information on free courses in lead
removal for maintenance workers.
Apartments More Secure. This article describes things you can do
to make your rental units more secure and why it is in your interest,
legally and financially, to do it.
No Sold If
There’s Mold. See how the latest bio-hazard panic could affect
your next deal – it also applies to your rentals.
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