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Daniel Lavarte

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Red Flags for Landlords

Red Flags for Landlords

Irresponsible renters who don’t take care of your property, can’t pay rent on time, and are unresponsive can make a landlord’s life more difficult than it has to be. Here are some red flags to look out for when choosing a potential tenant that may indicate problems down the road.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Property Management
Tellus Boost is Launching on Product Hunt - Tellus Talk | High Yield Interest Rate

Tellus Boost is Launching on Product Hunt - Tellus Talk | High Yield Interest Rate

We have an exciting announcement! Today, August 28th, we are officially launching Tellus Boost on Product Hunt, a website that allows users to share and learn about the best new products. Tellus Boost is our cash account that allows you to place your idle cash into a high-yield account.

Michael Strachan
Michael Strachan
Tellus
California Plans to Lift COVID-19 Eviction Ban

California Plans to Lift COVID-19 Eviction Ban

The Judicial Council of California voted to end the eviction ban for those going through economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many local governments will continue these protections for a bit longer, there is fear over what will happen without the statewide moratorium.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Real Estate News
Selling Your Home Safely During the Pandemic

Selling Your Home Safely During the Pandemic

It can be hard to go through with selling your home given the anxiety surrounding the coronavirus. If you’re ready to take advantage of the current high demand but might be a bit worried about doing so safely, these tips will make the home selling process during the pandemic safer.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Current Events
California Rent Control: Tenant Protections From AB 1482

California Rent Control: Tenant Protections From AB 1482

California rent prices have continued to escalate to astronomical heights throughout the past several years. In response, the California state legislature passed Assembly Bill 1482, known as the “Tenant Protection Act of 2019,” at the beginning of this year regulating rent price increases.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Real Estate News
Should I Rent, or Should I Buy?

Should I Rent, or Should I Buy?

So the time has come to start looking for a new home! The decision whether to rent or buy will differ from person to person, but regardless of what you do, your choice must be well informed.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Homeowners
Sustainable Ways to Update Your Home

Sustainable Ways to Update Your Home

Whether you’re planning a massive renovation or simply refreshing a few rooms, there are always ways to make your home improvement projects more environmentally conscious. Here are some changes, both big and small, you can implement to conserve energy and minimize waste while renovating your home.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Homeowners
Collecting Rent During the Pandemic: A Landlord’s Guide

Collecting Rent During the Pandemic: A Landlord’s Guide

When collecting rent from your tenants during this pandemic, it’s important to remain cautious and avoid putting yourself at risk whenever possible. Here’s what you need to know about charging rent during this ongoing pandemic, helping ensure you keep yourself and your tenants safe in the process.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Property Management
How to Prepare for the Post-COVID Job Market

How to Prepare for the Post-COVID Job Market

The current recession caused one of the worst US unemployment rates of the last few decades, but the market seems to be recovering faster than expected. If you are one of the millions struggling to land a job or need help with preparing yourself for the post-COVID job market, here are some tips.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Current Events
New York Passes Bill Extending Renter Protections During the Pandemic

New York Passes Bill Extending Renter Protections During the Pandemic

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, signed the Tenant Safe Harbor Act banning courts from evicting tenants who can’t pay rent due to economic hardships caused by COVID-19.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Real Estate News
What to Consider Before Signing Your First Lease

What to Consider Before Signing Your First Lease

So the time has finally come to sign your first lease! This is an exciting step towards independence. The following tips will help you make a more informed decision and ensure you end up with the best rental property for your needs.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Renter Resources
My Tenant Wants to Break Their Lease: A Landlord's Guide

My Tenant Wants to Break Their Lease: A Landlord's Guide

Although a lease contractually obligates tenants to pay rent for the duration of the agreement, some might try to terminate their contract and move out before the lease expires. When a tenant wants to break their lease early, landlords are forced to fill the vacancy in a short amount of time.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Property Management
5 Thriving Industries Amidst the Pandemic

5 Thriving Industries Amidst the Pandemic

Many companies across a vast number of industries are struggling to stay afloat with low demand, an unstable supply chain, and great uncertainty around stabilization. While the economy as a whole suffers, here are 5 industries benefiting and capitalizing on societal changes during the COVID-19 era.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Current Events
How to Get Out of Debt

How to Get Out of Debt

Are you struggling with high levels of debt? It can often feel like a never-ending battle between your paycheck and expenses. In order to begin climbing your way out of debt, it is critical to develop a comprehensive and sustainable strategy you can follow.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Personal Finance