Everyone in the property management business knows certain times of the month are exceptionally busy. Even managers and leasing people who are experts at scheduling will occasionally get “double booked” or swamped with “drop in” visitors. Being able to handle more than one thing at a time and to do so graciously is just part…Details
Why Have I Lost the Right to Get the Best Trash Service for the Best Price? – by David Hernandez – Challenge Leader
Many commercial businesses in Los Angeles are falling prey to the price gouging which comes from a closed monopolized method of providing trash service. Much like the DWP, the rates and increases are set or granted by your elected officials. With few exceptions, you must pay what they charge.Details
Recology’s proposed rate hike for refuse collection was a major topic of discussion at our April members’ meeting. Paul Giusti, Recology’s Community and Government Affairs Manager, explained the proposed refuse collection rate increase; 16.5 in year one, 5% in year two and 0.6% in year three – (a total increase of 22.1% over the next…Details
Question One: My property insurance policy states that no Pit Bulls or German Shepherds may be maintained on the premises. The presence of those breeds would void or cancel my policy. Can I use this as a valid excuse not to accept those breeds, including service and emotional support animals?
With the ever-changing rent control regulations and the new state and federal laws, what is the best way for a landlord to stay informed and keep up-to-date? How can you make sure you are not following outdated rules and regulations or using obsolete rental forms? AOA has your solution and all you simply have to…Details
If you’re investing in a second home, we’ve gathered some insurance basics that will help you make the best buying decision when it comes to determining insurability and estimating your ongoing cost of ownership.
The below letter was sent to the Hon. Adam Gray, the Hon. Jim Cooper, the Hon. Rudy Salas and the Hon. Patrick O’Donnell. Dear Friends: There are probably several hundred thousand small family apartment owners in California. Most of the older, affordable rental units are under rent control. In cities like West Hollywood, Santa Monica,…Details
You’re out at a restaurant having dinner with several of your friends. The drinks are flowing, the conversation is engaging, and the food couldn’t be better. It’s a great time until the bill comes. The mood quickly changes as everyone tries to figure out how much money to pony up. Someone suggests splitting the check…Details
Some Housing Providers Will Be Paying 100% More!!! Shame on You, Los Angeles City Council! Do you know that some housing providers have already received notices from their new City appointed trash haulers that their rates will be increased by at least 100%?! You should know it – you passed this outrageous law! …Details
Rental Property Owners today face many risks and exposures and they are not aware of what they are covered for. Many are not covered for what they should be and that accounts for millions of dollars in uninsured claims each and every year. This is why it’s so important for rental owners to have a…Details