HJTA Files Initiative to “Repeal the Death Tax” by Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Repeal the Death Tax is now Initiative Number 23-0005. The title and summary [should have been] released on approximately August 21st, after which signature collection [began]. The Repeal the Death Tax initiative will restore the rights that were lost but will not change the other parts of Prop. 19. It will be retroactive, meaning people whose property…

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Fair Housing and Phone Calls – Ensuring Compliance by the Fair Housing Institute

In today’s rapidly-evolving digital landscape, it’s easy to overlook the significance of traditional forms of communication, such as phone calls, in the day-to-day operations of leasing offices. While email and messaging services have become prevalent, phone calls remain an indispensable aspect of effective leasing-office management. However, property management professionals must remain vigilant about the potential…

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Legal Q& A By: Franco Simone, Esq

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management, followed by answers provided by the law firm of Simone and Blevins.   Effective June 24, 2023, the city of San Diego enacted the new Residential Tenant Protections.  Ordinance No. O-21647. This new ordinance amended and replaced the Tenant’s Right to Know Ordinance…

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The Dilemma of Rising Property Insurance Costs by Mercedes Shaffer, Realtor

The landscape of property ownership in California has undergone significant transformations in recent years, with the implementation of rent caps and the surge in property insurance costs. While the intention behind rent caps was to protect tenants from exorbitant rental prices, the unintended consequence has been the stifling of profitability for apartment owners. When coupled…

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Despite the Coming Gas Ban, California is Far From Ready to Go “All Electric” By Chaz Peling, CEO of SolSolutions LLC

In the rush to phase out fossil fuels to reduce the impacts of climate change, California’s state and city governments are ramping up a large number of mandated changes and phase-outs around fossil-fuel-based equipment, appliances and vehicles, used in homes, buildings, transportation and everyday living and business activity. This article specifically addresses recent permit and…

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Coming Next Month – The FREE “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference! and Oppose 2023 Legislation That Undermines Rental Property Owners’ Rights!

The Big Show! You’ll want to remember to mark your calendars for the big “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” next month.  The big show will be held on Thursday, October 19th at the Long Beach Convention Center in Hall C, 400 E. Seaside Way! You’ll meet vendors galore with new products and services…

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