Feature Articles RSS feed for this section

NEWS & VIEWS is our regular publication and a benefit of membership. Following are feature articles which are available free online. If you are seeking a past article, they are available for sale by contacting our office.

Fumbles

By Todd A. Smith The expectations on how a product will perform or service completed will obtain the first sale for a company. The results will determine how efficiently a company earns a second sale.  The referee has placed the football between the hash marks, and the clock is ticking, the defensive players are set, […]

Continue Reading

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law

By Mark Diana The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) recently issued proposed regulations to implement the New Jersey paid sick leave law (PSLL), which goes into effect on October 29, 2018. The proposed regulations address many questions New Jersey employers have about the new law, but other areas of uncertainty remain. […]

Continue Reading

Important Updated Fire Safety Information

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has approved regulations that will adopt the 2015 International Fire Code, with New Jersey-specific amendments, as the State Fire Prevention Code. The state currently utilizes the 2006 International Fire Code. This new code will take effect on July 1, 2018. Additionally, the state is amending the New […]

Continue Reading

What Happens to the Lease When a Tenant Dies or Vacates to a Nursing Home?

By Jennifer L. Alexander, Esq. As a residential landlord, it’s important to understand that New Jersey statutory law grants tenants (in very limited circumstances) the option of prematurely terminating their lease without having to incur the normal penalties of vacating a lease early. Fortunately, residential landlords in New Jersey are not completely at the mercy […]

Continue Reading

Small Claims Big Headaches

By Jed Sampson The feeling of relief after completing an eviction on a tenant who owed multiple months of back rent can be followed quickly with the nauseating sensation when they leave owing thousands, and small claims seems to be the only answer.  My suggestion…avoid it.    Filing a small claims action can be daunting.  […]

Continue Reading

The Fuel For Success Is?

By Todd Smith Attitude!  “A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.” Wade Boggs, Hall of Fame Baseball Player Why another article on attitude? For the same reason, a person takes their car to the shop for a tune-up or, oil […]

Continue Reading

Third Party Managers Deliver ROI for Apartment Owners

by James Cervelli  Apartment owners often think that do-it-yourself property management is the best way to reduce costs and maintain hands-on control. However, hiring an experienced third-party-management firm can help owners realize savings by tapping into the broader resources of a full-service property management team. A good third-party manager can save time and money, as […]

Continue Reading

Phone Lines and Your Fire Alarm System

By  Brian Arenofsky Traditionally a fire alarm system in a commercial building that required monitoring at a central station required 2 telephone lines, one of which had to be dedicated to the fire alarm system only.  The second line which was for redundancy could be a shared house line or fax line. As traditional copper […]

Continue Reading

The Keys to Successful Tenant Screening

By Jamie Borodin Property management rentals can be a lucrative investment, but return on investment is put at risk when you rent to the wrong applicant – one that won’t pay the rent or who may pose a safety risk to you or the neighbors living around your property.  Effective applicant screening is the key […]

Continue Reading