How can I encourage my tenants to conserve water? One way to encourage your tenants to save water is to make them responsible for their water bill. If your tenants are on a month-to-month rental agreement and have a separate water meter, then you may issue a Thirty (30) Day Notice of Change in Terms…Details
The importance of teamwork cannot be overstated or emphasized enough. Yet sometimes, boundaries are so clearly drawn regarding the role or “job description: of each staff member, that those who desire to “go the extra mile” are forced to remain at the starting line and watch prospects and residents “fall through the cracks.
With rising rent rates in the apartment market, property managers are looking for the best way to maximize revenues. A revenue management system potentially could be the answer.
Unit inspections are often viewed by residents as an intrusion into the privacy of their home. Could this annual, semi annual or quarterly event be viewed as an apartment service appointment?
I often say that someday landlords will have to accept giraffes in their no pet buildings. While it may sound ludicrous, more and more tenants are showing up at properties, leasing units and showing up after the fact with a plethora of different animals, all of which are considered service animals or emotional support animals.
Your investment property is yours, not the tenants. To keep your tenants in line and show them that you are a diligent owner, you must make quarterly inspections.
It goes without saying but I will say it anyway. The better you understand your tenants and their personal situation, the better you can serve their needs and your own. Notice that your needs come after your tenants. Always put your tenants’ needs before your own and they will buy real estate for you in…Details
Question 1: Has San Francisco changed its ‘Ellis Act’ relocation payment law again?
Question One: I have a tenant in Los Angeles, under rent control, who is a hoarder. She has stacks of boxes, newspapers, clothing and other items throughout her unit. Some of the rooms are so filled with items, that the room literally cannot be accessed. I have previously written to her demanding that this must…Details
Hello everybody. I am hopeful that AOA members recall from my discussion in the March 2015 issue of this magazine that effective July 1, 2015, California’s new sick leave law comes into effect. In general, it provides that every employee in the State of California who works more than 30 days per year is entitled…Details