Bring Your Best

Legally Speaking—Bring Your Best Case to Court Attorney Mark Zinman was recently published in the Arizona Multihousing Association’s January/February 2019 Magazine.  Mark currently serves as a board member with the AMA. In this publication, Mark addresses the issue of the rise in appeals that has been seen lately.  You can read all of Mark’s article below.  […]

Upcoming AMA Fair Housing Class

AMA FAIR HOUSING CLASS ON 1/23/18 TAUGHT BY MARK ZINMAN On January 23, 2019, Mark Zinman will be teaching a fair housing class at the Arizona Multihousing Association office. The class will cover all areas of fair housing, including recent issues we have seen in our office. The class is always informative, entertaining and very […]

Mesa Rental Tax Increase

THIS APPLIES TO ALL RESIDENTIAL RENTALS IN MESA Last month we advised you of a rental tax increase for Scottsdale starting February 1, 2019. A similar increase for Mesa starts on March 1, 2019. Effective March 1, 2019, the City of Mesa will increase their rental tax from 1.75% to 2%. While this is not […]

Scottsdale Residential Rental Tax Increase

Effective February 1, 2019, the City of Scottsdale will increase their rental tax from 1.65% to 1.75%. While this is not a huge percentage change, it can still cut into an owner’s profits, if this tax increase is not passed through to residents. Therefore, all landlords with properties in Scottsdale, should be sending out 30-day […]

48-Hour Notices

One of the first things a manager learns is that if they want to enter a resident’s unit, they must serve a 48-hour notice. What if we told you that wasn’t actually the correct standard? Arizona law provides that “Except in case of emergency or if it is impracticable to do so, the landlord shall […]