DEAR BENNY: I am a board member of our association, and am responsible for landscaping, grounds maintenance and security. Over the years, our association has had a number of contractors who render service to us – whether this be in ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: When American Airlines came out of bankruptcy in December 2013, I invested $9,600, buying 400 shares at $24. My wife’s been telling me to sell for over a year, but my gut says to hold. Your opinion ...Read More »
DEAR BENNY: Our mortgage lender just sent us the yearly statement of interest that we paid in 2015, and we believe it is wrong. We obviously want to include the correct amount of interest on our tax return. What should ...Read More »
Animal rights and housing laws have experienced radical change. “No pet” policies are no longer inflexible, as housing accommodations are now granted for individuals with emotional and mental disorders. Historically, landlords were only required to allow pets to accommodate individuals ...
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Included in Charlotte’s next fiscal year budget is a proposal to stop trash service for multifamily units. The city aims to reclassify multifamily projects of more than four units from “residential” to “commercial.” The end result is that taxpaying homeowners ...
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DEAR MR. BERKO: I have $48,400 to invest and want to get an 8.0 percent yield on a portfolio of dividend stocks. I want stocks that trade only on the New York Stock Exchange, and I don’t want cheap stocks, ...Read More »