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656 muscles

656 muscles The adult body has 656 muscles. COPYRIGHT 2005 National Association of Realtors COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale, Cengage Learning

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Repairing concrete balconies

Repairing concrete balconies Arnold, Richard C Whether sipping morning coffee, reading a favorite novel, or soaking in some sun, most people tend to make good use of their balconies without a thought to their durability. So it is a bit disconcerting for them to learn balconies are more susceptible to distress and deterioration than any […]

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Good riddance! Commercial eviction made easy

Good riddance! Commercial eviction made easy Delehunt, Michael E Any commercial landlord or property manager who has ever had to evict a tenant for failing to pay rent knows an eviction can be not only frustratingly slow but also expensive. Mistakes in form or timing can drag things out even longer. But if a landlord […]

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How to ace an LIHTC file review

How to ace an LIHTC file review Moreland, Elizabeth Let’s face it, maintaining compliance on a housing credit property can be very frustrating for your onsite managers. From their point of view, compliance comes down to whether or not their files past the auditor’s review. This point of view is a fair one, as the […]

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ASHA ranks senior housing firms

ASHA ranks senior housing firms Karen Halm The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) recently released its annual ranking of the 50 largest owners and managers in U.S. senior housing. The report indicated the 25 largest senior housing owners increased their holdings by approximately 15 percent last year while the 25 leading managers enlarged their stake […]

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Do you need professional liability insurance?

Do you need professional liability insurance? Feeney, John Until recently, the liability concerns of property managers were focused primarily on injuries at the property. Professional liability concerns were relatively minor, with only a few disgruntled tenants or dissatisfied owners to contend with. But for several reasons, this environment has begun to change: * Commercial property […]

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Property managers with foreign investor clients (what you should know)

Property managers with foreign investor clients (what you should know) Mullin, Kevin J Unless a tax treaty exists between the U.S. and a specific country, foreign owners, including estates, corporations, nonresident aliens, and partnerships, pay a flat 30 percent withholding tax on the rents produced by their U.S. real estate investments. This tax applies unless […]

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More loan volume expected despite tight credit conditions

More loan volume expected despite tight credit conditions The most recent Bridger Semi-Annual Survey of Lender’s Commercial Real Estate Perspectives revealed despite tighter credit conditions, banks continue to steadily supply financing for commercial properties. Survey participants included 150 senior loan officers at 119 different banks nationwide. More than 85 percent of respondents expected their current […]

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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?

Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? Charron, Mark P Last summer’s blackout was a lesson managers should be prepared for power failures Many New Yorkers know exactly where they were on August 14, 2003 when the entire city was plunged into darkness due to a massive power outage that impacted millions of people […]