DEAR BENNY: I have just become a landlord and want to learn more about any obligation I may have to allow a dog into my building that supposedly is helping a person with a disability. We are trying to have ...
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DEAR MR. BERKO: I was looking at the Yorkville High Income MLP ETF, which is an energy-related issue that has fallen almost 50 percent in value from its high price but yields a very good 14.2 percent. Though the value ...Read More »
New trends are constantly emerging in the housing market. Currently, homebuyers are seeking larger houses where they can age in place, keeping the lifestyle they have established. As the housing market continues its recovery, homeowners are increasingly seeking more square ...
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DEAR BENNY: I am on the board of a mid-sized condominium association. At a recent board meeting where our attorney was in attendance, I asked her a question about a problem I was having with management. She said that she ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: My 67-year-old father will retire late this year and need at least $24,000 annually – plus annual inflation adjustments – from his nearly $600,000 individual retirement account. His broker, who I think is a dummy, discussed his ...Read More »
There have been significant changes in the housing market in recent months. Examples: The all-cash share of home purchases has dropped to its lowest level since 2009. The number of institutional investor buyers is at a 15-year low. Distressed sales ...
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DEAR BENNY: My boyfriend and I have been living together for several years. We have decided to buy a house, and then in about a year, get married. Although we love each other, I have friends in similar situations who ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: In the summer of 2008, when the stock market was tanking, I had $1,500 to risk and bought 50 shares of Actavis PLC at $21. Now my husband is pressuring me hard to sell. He wants me ...Read More »