Warning: Skipping Tenant Verification Can Land You in Trouble

Warning: Skipping Tenant Verification Can Land You in Trouble
Most landlords are selective about renting property out to strangers. Property owners and managers usually require a background check on applicants before granting approval. While this process is routine and expected, some landlords are more careful and thorough than others. Here is a summary of the tenant verification process.Tenant Background...

Is Your Business Complying with Computer Use Policies?

Is Your Business Complying with Computer Use Policies?
Prior to the computer revolution, it wasn't necessary for most executives to learn much about computer technology unless that was their chosen field. Nearly all businesses now deal with computers on some level. It's important for all employers to protect themselves by learning the basics, especially when it comes to computer use policies.Why...

Ideal Vesting Norms for Corporates

Ideal Vesting Norms for Corporates
Entrepreneurs should embrace the term "vesting" more than intimidating phrases such as "pre-money valuation" or "anti-dilution adjustments." Vesting is a form of investing that gives the investor choices in the form of stock options. Here are more details on the benefits of vesting.Vesting Option Shares Vesting involves an employee or contractor...

Commercial Real Estate Laws: What You Should Know

As a real estate professional in Colorado, you know how complex commercial real estate laws are from the federal to the local level. Since it's impossible for one person to be an expert on various laws, it's important to hire a commercial real estate lawyer to help you resolve legal issues.Here's a summary of different types of laws you may...

Dying Without a Will: Everything You Need to Know

Questions about inheritance are complicated when Colorado residents die before making out wills. This can create legal challenges that might require help from an attorney who will guide you through the inheritance process.Here are details to keep in mind about the inheritance process:Intestacy Succession Laws The state's intestacy succession laws...

Leaving Your Child in the Car: Know the Laws and Charges

You can face child endangerment charges if your actions cause child abuse. Leaving a child in a car in situations that present possible harm is unlawful in some states. In Colorado, there are no specific laws that govern leaving a child in a car but there are laws applicable in the area of child abuse.Here are more details about your responsibility...

Different FICO Scores: Why They Are Important for Your Business

The FICO score of your business can make a big difference in interest payments on loans. That's why it's a good idea to maintain as high of a score as possible, so that when loans are needed, you won't have to face high fees.Here are more details about FICO scores and how they can affect your business:Various Scores Your financial condition is...

What to Do If You Get Arrested While Traveling Abroad

Getting arrested is bad enough, but it becomes more complicated when it happens in a foreign country. Think about how you take certain things for granted that are legal in your own country, and know it's possible to easily break the law in another country due to lack of knowledge. People who travel to Russia without proper identification, for...

PPM: Understanding Its Significance

A Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) is a document that addresses risk disclosures for an investment. It meets SEC regulations - reg D, Rule 502(b) (2) - for certain investments that involve multiple investors. Other names for a PPM include "Confidential Information Memorandum" and "Disclosure Document." Here are reasons you need to consult with a...