The National Apartment Association (NAA) has joined a lawsuit filed by the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA), “challenging the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) overreaching eviction-moratorium order,” according to a release.
One of the most crucial aspects in tenant screening is that of checking your prospective tenant’s landlord references. Unfortunately, some tenants have been known to make up references or list friends or family members as previous landlords. There are even companies that hire themselves out to pose as landlords.
Before you put a tenant in your vacancy, be sure to thoroughly screen them. When you have a system in place and you perform your due diligence on ALL applicants, the chances are, you will NOT end up with a deadbeat tenant. Below are seven steps to follow when screening your prospective tenants.
One of my favorite old westerns is “El Dorado”. It stars John Wayne and Robert Mitchum. Yes, it has James Caan and Arthur Honeycutt. And more importantly, it has Charlotte Holt and the cutest Cary, Michelle and of course, the golden tunes of George Alexander singing the theme song.
Progressives in California, more than elsewhere, forget the history and inspiration behind the founding of the United States. Over every system of government – with divided powers among the three branches of government – reflects an effort to ensure that political power never becomes consolidated in one person or institution.
The below letter was sent to the Honorable Ben Allen, Henry Stern and Scott Wiener. Friends: Awhile back, I was invited by the Los Angeles County Jewish Federation to monitor and audit an online seminar. Senator Ben Allen participated.
Question One: I own a home in Redondo Beach, and the lease is up for renewal next month. We have informed the tenants that we are not renewing the lease and have asked them to move out. Can the current COVID restrictions give tenants the right to stay even after a lease expires? If the…
Landlords are always concerned about safety issues in their investment property. But there is no better time than during the holidays to remind your tenants of some basic steps they can take to keep themselves and the property they live in safe. Holiday decorations present many “opportunities” for landlords to encounter additional liability.
Landlords Are Not Forced to Renew a Lease Even in these COVID-19 times, landlords are not forced to renew a lease that is set to expire. Assuming your tenancy is not subject to a statute requiring good cause to evict, landlords are permitted to allow a lease to expire. In this situation, you should send…
Continued . . . Recession of 1970: Duration: 11 mos. GDP Decline: 0.6%. Peak Unemployment: 6.1%. 10yr T-Note Beg 7.65% / End 6.84%. The Fed’s inflation battle worked for the first half of the 1960s. From 1960 to 1965 America’s annual inflation rate averaged 1.32%. Then Congress began to pay down the deficit accrued during…