Rising Rent Control Leading to Falling Development and Investment By – the National Multihousing Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An increasing number of jurisdictions recently have imposed rent control or are seriously considering doing so, leading many market participants to reconsider their investment decisions, according to the NMHC’s Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions, conducted in October 2019. Rent control legislation is continuing to expand with 58 percent of respondents saying that…

Management Tips from MRLANDLORD.COM- By Jeff Taylor

How to Increase Rental Profits  I recently did an interview with Forbes, and the article was just published last week. The focus of the interview was on how a landlord can increase rental profits. I thought many of you would benefit seeing the main points shared, so I have reprinted some of the key points…

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for California Landlords By – Jamie Sternberg, Esq.

California law provides a framework for California tenants to request permission from their landlords to install electric vehicle charging stations. Those laws are found at Civil Code §1947.6  (residential tenancies) and Civil Code §1952.7 (commercial tenancies). Laws regarding electric vehicle charging stations in homeowner’s associations are found at Civil Code § 4745 and 4745.1. In 2018, SB…

Letters to the Editor

 Dear Dan: It gives me great of pleasure to tell you my experience with your employee Ms. Rebecca Abbott. I own number of apartments buildings in valley and Glendale it is almost ten years that I am member with AOA.  Rebecca Abbott was my advisor and every time I talked to her she was able…

Legal Q & A By-Franco Simone

Q: I own a six unit apartment building in San Diego County that was built in the 1980s and I would like to remodel the units next year. Am I allowed to ask my tenants to vacate under the new Tenant Protection Act of 2019?

Six Ways to Master Property Maintenance By -David Crown

Typically, when somebody describes a business as being “in the toilet,” they’re delivering bad news. But property management is an industry built on the gritty work of contractors and maintenance technicians, including plumbing repairs. So if you’re a property manager and your company isn’t “in the toilet,” you’re doing something wrong.