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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Small Landlords Hit Harder by Delinquent Renters By John Triplett

A research study shows that of small landlords with three or fewer properties, 56 percent are dealing with delinquent renters, according to a release. The research from Nevada Realtors (NVR) was only for the state of Nevada, but points out how small landlords, often called “mom-and-pop” landlords, are carrying a heavier burden than larger corporate landlords. The National…

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