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Government Moves to Purchase Apartments for Homeless by: Mercedes Shaffer, Realtor

In Los Angeles, Mayor Karen Bass’ ambitious initiative, LA4LA, aimed at purchasing apartments to house the city’s homeless population, is extremely concerning for L.A. ‘s apartment industry, especially against the backdrop of some of the nation’s most restrictive rent control laws.  The potential for further government intervention could exacerbate challenges for housing providers.   Skyscraper…

Legal Q& A By: Franco Simone, Esq

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management, followed by answers provided by the law firm of Simone and Blevins.    Q: I rent my condo in Mission Valley to a couple who have lived at the property for twelve years. They recently requested to replace the flooring and repaint the…

Legal Q & A -Dennis Block

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California and Orange County rent control laws, followed by answers provided by eviction attorney Dennis Block. Question 1: I had served a 3-day notice to pay rent. My tenant’s check arrived five days later. Do I have the right to return the rent check and continue…

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Why You Should Consider Using a Specialized R.E. Broker for Listing Investment Properties By: Seth Watje & Adam Cairo

In the realm of investment real estate, the decision to list a property for sale is not one to be taken lightly. Whether it’s a commercial building, multifamily complex or a mixed-use project the key goal is to maximize profits while minimizing risks. While property managers are essential for operations, using a specialized investment real…