If you’ve missed some of the prior articles, basic guidelines on successful investing are in my book “Stairway to Wealth” available at LuLu.com. Continued from Part 25: Emily hadn’t yet deeply considered larger units so it was still pretty early to make definitive conclusions, but from her notes she thought it might be reasonable that…Details
Q: I want to sell my rental property but I have a tenant living there. They are in a one-year lease that doesn’t terminate until June. Can I break the lease because I am selling the property?
Hello everybody. Over the decades I have authored several articles for the AOA explaining what steps an apartment owner should take to avoid an adjoining neighbor (or the neighbor’s tenants) from acquiring a driveway easement on the owner’s property. I have previously explained how such easements (known as “prescriptive easements”) are acquired, and have discussed…Details
My grandma taught me everything about Christmas. I was just a kid. I remember tearing across town on my bike to visit her on the day my big sister dropped the bomb – “There is no Santa Claus,” jeered my sister. “Even dummies know that!”
Why We Need a “Truth in Taxing” Task Force Right Now – by Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
The $5.2 billion annual gas tax and car fee increase ma be the most unpopular legislation of the decade. But the fact is this is just one particularly painful symptom of a political “shell game” that keeps driving taxes up year after to year. I’m going to explain how lies and broken promises drive this…Details
The object of this article is to help you understand your water heater and explain the necessary steps you must take to protect your investment and warranty. Below are some things that threaten to shorten the life of your water heater:
Dear Mayor Garcetti and Councilman Bonin: We are the owners of a small apartment building in the Palms area of Los Angeles. We spent a lot of time and effort contracting with Republic Services to get a rate for trash removal at our building. We signed a contract that we felt was fair – the…Details
Alameda County and its juries are well known by the landlord attorneys as being tenant-friendly. Wins for landlords do not happen very often. However, there are rare occasions where the law and facts are in favor of the landlord and they win!
It was the second day of [an] Educational Conference, I had an urgent email to respond to but first I needed to complete the research to find the answer to the emailed question. I was sitting at the bar in the Convention Center and the second breakoff sessions were starting. I was disappointed I was…Details
L.A. Businesses and Landlords Trashed! Mayor and City Council Sending Wrong Message and Los Angeles Trade Show a Big Success!
The below article was written by Jack Humphreville of the L.A. Watchdog. LA WATCHDOG–The rollout of the City’s Commercial Waste Exclusive Franchise System has caused sticker shock to many businesses, multi-family buildings, and homeowner associations as they have been bushwhacked by rates that in “many instances. have doubled, tripled, and even quadrupled, with the inclusion…Details