Research released last week by Nevada REALTORS® (NVR) shows the ongoing eviction moratorium is harming local landlords and tenants alike, though "mom-and-pop" landlords in Nevada are being hit especially hard.
The report also estimated that the ongoing ban on evictions as still mandated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has already cost Nevada and its economy at least $511 million in lost economic output. Unfortunately, NVR President Brad Spires said, "mom-and-pop" landlords have suffered more than their share of these economic hardships and typically have fewer resources than owners of multiple-unit developments and apartment communities. Click here to read more, including a link to the full report.
The article in the adjacent link addresses a popular issue often discussed on the Legal Information Line. NVR Legal Information Line Attorney Christal Keegan touches on key points during this current busy real estate era like -- When did the new 60-day notice requirement for rental increases take effect?
Do you know how Nevada law reads on the subject? Read this short legal-themed FAQ article and learn all you need to know. If you have any questions, please email the Legal Information Line at InfoLine@NVRealtors.org. You can view the legal article on the subject by clicking here.
Register now for free event hosted by MidasIQ, formerly Taxbot
According to Forbes magazine, there's a 95% you're overpaying on your taxes. And not by a little bit. But by hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime. The reason is simple. The tax code is very complex.
To fully know all the deductions that are legally allowed to you by the IRS ... You'd need a man on the inside. Someone who has insider knowledge on how the tax system really works and was willing to share their insider secrets with the public. Sandy Botkin is that man. He used to teach the tax code to other IRS tax attorneys. But Sandy left the IRS and now shares his insider knowledge with others.
He's hosting a free presentation September 1 at 10 a.m. During this valuable presentation, he'll share what he calls the "Bulldog Method." He likes to call it that because he shares how to sniff out EVERY tax write-off that you're entitled to.
Here are some of the things Sandy will be sharing during this presentation:
The hard truth: You are most likely overpaying on your taxes, even if you have an accountant (and what to do about it
The 10 questions you need to ask before choosing an accountant... and why most people screw this up
How you can legally hire your spouse or kids in order to claim massive savings on your tax liability
The NVR State Conference is coming to you FREE and ALL VIRTUAL! Don't miss great speakers like Amy Blankson, Robert Morris and Jon Ralston as well as speakers from state and national REALTOR Leadership, including Kenny Parcell, who will serve as NAR President in 2023! There will still be Fun! Networking! And Giveaways to participants!
September 30th and October 1st!
While Covid continues to once again transform and affect travel and meetings across the country, the health and safety of our members is paramount. NVR will still host the event, now as a free virtual conference much like the very successful state conference hosted virtually last year. The corresponding NVR BOD Meeting will be held virtually as well.Please let us know if you have any questions by sending an email to info@NVRealtors.org. If you have already registered, your refund will be processed this week.
With more time spent on activities in the home, flexible design is becoming increasingly important to homeowners. Also, they want to bring more outdoor elements inside. These are among the latest home trends, according to Houzz, a home design and remodeling resource. Houzz researchers identified the top emerging home design trends based on search insights from homeowners and home professionals at its site.
Homes are being used for a greater number of activities as well as for entertainment. As such, Houzz identified growing interest for art studios, an increase of nearly 10 times over the past year, as well as home bars and wine cellars, home theaters, gyms, and offices.
More homeowners are seeking to tie their indoor spaces to the outside with more greenery and nature. Site searches for artificial plants and trees as well as indoor pots and planters are up significantly over the past year, according to Houzz. Also, the color green is offering that nod to nature, with a significant uptick in searches for green kitchen cabinets, bathroom tile, accent chairs, and bedrooms. One in five homeowners recently surveyed are opening up their kitchen spaces more to the outdoors, such as with slide-away panels. Continue reading by clicking here.