Mom & Pop Landlords: I Found the Perfect Tenant – Now What? By Shiral Torres

Photo by Andres Ayrton from Pexels After all your hard work meeting prospective tenants, answering their questions, and reviewing rental applications, you finally find the perfect tenant. Now you ask yourself, what’s next? It’s time to review the required landlord forms. But after looking them over, you think wow, they might as well be in another language. Either…

Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Question One: I just closed on a duplex which is subject to the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) for the City of Los Angeles. Assuming the city’s “State of Emergency” ends as of September 30, 2021, can I serve a 30-day notice to quit on September 1, 2021? My intention is to occupy the residence. Answer…

Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

Question 1: As always, any updates on the state of the courts and unlawful detainers? Answer 1: As reported in last month’s article, California again has updated its comprehensive state law directed at protecting tenants from eviction for non-payment of rent. Originally passed as AB 3088 in August 2020, updated by SB 91 in January,…

Management Tips From MRLANDLORD.COM

SUPREME COURT SAYS RENT IS NOW DUE! Just recently, the Supreme Court struck down the CDC eviction moratorium on the grounds that it “strains credulity” to believe the CDC had the power to regulate rentals nationwide. The CDC’s claim of expansive authority is unprecedented. Could the CDC, for example, mandate free grocery delivery to the homes…

Why Real Estate Income Funds Have Distinct Benefits for Investors By Steve Haskell

  The recent fluctuations in the United States stock market have many investors looking for more conservative and less volatile investments. On top of that, traditional investment instruments like stocks and bonds are similarly not looking very attractive because of their lackluster yield performances. Therefore, more and more investors are attracted to Real Estate Income…