Legal Q & A by – Dennis Block

Question One: What is the procedure when a tenant, in mid–lease, is suspected of abandoning an apartment unit? Answer One: You should serve a notice to enter the dwelling. You may choose the reason that you are entering the unit to determine if the premises have been abandoned. If you do not have a key…

Management Tips from MRLANDLORD.COM By – Jeffrey Taylor

It’s a Mistake to Make Certain Assumptions It’s good to learn from your mistakes but … it’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes. Often, we make decisions based on incorrect assumptions. Here are three big assumptions revealed by landlords that ended up being very costly, in some cases as much as tens of thousands…

Something to Think About #75 by – Klarise Yahya

Emily’s Notes: Aspects of “Location” Emily slowly recognized that her notes on investing in residential income properties were not as well organized as she would like. They were in chronological order and that meant that it was not easy to access the data she might want to review. Easy access to data is important. One…

Letters to the Editor…

Lack of Housing Dear Dan: Al Jacobs and others fail to express a concern for the people who can afford the higher rents.   As I see it, there are insufficient units available for rent in Los Angeles County regardless of the amount of rent being charged. For example, say all units are rented to tenants who lack…