Dear Mayor Garcetti: I wrote to you last year – two months after you were in office and became the Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. My goal was to bring to your attention the huge amount of problems that good and decent landlords are having with the Los Angeles Housing Department.
It’s impossible to predict what you will need and when. Relying on memory is a mistake, because over time the details will be fuzzy and what you think you remember won’t help you in court. The only way to win a lawsuit is to establish a paper trail of documentation. You need
Two years ago, when 2013-14 legislative session began, things looked very dark for California homeowners. Democrats, many hostile to Proposition 13, achieved a super-majority in both the Assembly and Senate. Many publicly expressed their hostility to the landmark property tax initiative and one even said he would like to
Something to Think About: #26: Serious Economic Events – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker – BRE: 00957107- MLO: 249261
Wealth Gap “At the same time that people like you and me are thriving beyond the dreams of any plutocrats in history, the rest of the country—the 99.99 percent—is lagging far behind. The divide between the haves and have-nots is getting worse really, really fast.”
Every day that a rental unit sits vacant is a loss of revenue that you can never fully recover, regardless of whether you eventually secure a higher rent. Here, I give you ten specific tips to help you rent your vacancy right away.
Q: My tenant informed me that they plan on running a small day care business out of their apartment. However, my rental agreement strictly prohibits operating a business out of the apartment and the area in which the apartment building is situated is not zoned for commercial businesses. What can I do as a landlord…
Did your tenant skip out owing you rent?
Question 1: What rights do tenants have to demand an owner or an HOA to provide an electric car charging station?
It’s almost inevitable that property managers will experience resident negligence that leads to unintended damage to the unit. Although residents may think that they are engaged in innocent actions, property managers may wonder “What the heck was that resident thinking?” after coming across the by-products of these actions.
Question One: My tenant requested an inspection of his unit after serving his intention to vacate. We agreed on a specific date and time. I arrived timely but the tenant was not home. He never even called to state that he could not make the appointment. He is now calling and wants to reschedule. He…