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Jason Van Steenwyk
| 2 min. read
What you should know about cyber risk – Part 2
Last week, we talked about some of the risks associated with running a business that depends on data. These are things every business person should know, from the most common causes of a data breach, to the costs...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 4 min. read
What you should know about cyber risk, part 1
Anybody who works in an office felt a shiver of panic when Sony was hacked late in 2014. It exposed confidential data, including salary info and film scripts, as well as more than 74,000 social security numbers of...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 5 min. read
Business interruption insurance: what, why, and how?
Business interruption insurance (also known as business income insurance, or BI insurance), protects you and your business against any costs incurred if you need to cease operations for a period of time. For example, if you had a...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 4 min. read
Help! I’ve been accused of housing discrimination!
It could happen to even the most careful landlord or any property manager: everything’s going along just fine, and then, BOOM, you receive a summons to court as a result of a housing discrimination-related lawsuit or enforcement action....
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
Property rights vs. gun rights: Can an owner or manager prohibit firearms?
“A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” –2nd Amendment, United States Constitution Though controversial, the language in the Constitution...
Amanda Maher
| 4 min. read
NYC officials promise to crackdown on landlords skirting rent regulations
Once a working-class haven, Brooklyn has become one of New York City’s hottest neighborhoods. Areas like Williamsburg, Flatbush and Dumbo have seen a rapid influx of people seeking refuge from Manhattan’s exorbitant cost of living. It started with...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
Effective 2016: New landlord-tenant laws roll out in the Lone Star State
Calling all landlords and property managers in Texas! A new series of landlord-tenant laws took effect on January 1, 2016. If you own or operate property in the Lone Star State, here’s what you need to know. Senate...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 6 min. read
10 renters insurance mistakes that property managers & landlords make
Here are some of the most common mistakes landlords, property managers and other real estate professionals make when it comes to renters insurance. Mistake #1: Thinking Renters Insurance Only Protects the Renter True, renters insurance protects the renter...

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