As you are aware, California now has statewide rent control and with it comes some additional form requirements and updates to our Rental Agreement and/or Lease.
There are several signs that California multi-family rental property owners and managers should consider posting, depending on the characteristics of the property.
Petition to Our Governor, Mayors of all California Cities, City Councilmembers and County Supervisors
PRAY! To those of you who pray, we hereby ask you to pray to God for wisdom and understanding; for help in reacting and asking others to react properly to the coronavirus and the housing crisis; for a good and accurate understanding of the needs of those who consume housing and those who provide housing,…Details
Hello everybody. It marvels me how often apartment owners enter into leases in the name of their family living trust, or worse still, file lawsuits under the name of the trust.
Question One: I recently purchased a house at a foreclosure sale. The previous owner refuses to talk to me and states he will not be vacating the house. He told me that I would be arrested as a trespasser if I came back to the house. How can this be since I am the owner…Details
Sound estate planning is not just about taxes, although that is often the “hazard” that motivates apartment owners to do, or update, their estate planning. Instead, it is really about taking care of everyone you love and everything you own. Of course, the tax component of good estate planning means there can be more wealth to take…Details
You can never be too ready. After a 6.4 earthquake in Ridgecrest this past Fourth of July and a 7.1 in the same region just two days later, Southern California residents understandably felt some tremor terror. Most of us were more concerned about what hadn’t happened than what had — the U.S. Geological Survey says…Details
As we know, stocks are equity interests. The holder of a share of stock has a partial ownership in the corporation. If the company prospers so do the shareholders, but the opposite happens as well. If a company disappoints, share prices will reflect as much. Thus, stock values are notoriously volatile. Sometimes they can soar…Details
The wheels of the eviction process are still turning in many parts of the state, and renters remain subject to ejection for many reasons. Questions are emerging about how to handle cases not related to the pandemic. Pandemic or no pandemic, landlords’ attorney Dennis Block is still trying to evict renters. As public health authorities advise Californians…Details