If you owned property at the beginning of 2013, you have to have a smile on your face today – right? After a near-record price increase in 2013, many headed into 2014 full of consternation. John Burns, who was a delight to
Do Tenant Activists, City and State Officials Own Our Properties? – By Noni Richen, SPOSF/SPOSFI President
Our “progressive” supervisors and state legislators, with the enthusiastic support of the Mayor, are tripping over themselves to come up with new ways to make life tougher forSan Francisco’s housing providers. Hardly had we completed filing our lawsuitDetails
Having rehabbed over 820 properties in the last 18 years and collected over 7,400 apartment units I’m often asked, how can I become wealthier faster investing in real estate? While most investors concentrate on some aspect of single-family houses, I was always interested in multi-units (apartments) first, and then single-family homes as a means of…Details
Cannot pay the security deposit or fees in advance. Has a credit history of unpaid bills, collections, liens or judgments or has no credit history.Details
Question 1: One of my tenants wants to add a roommate in my Oakland building that is covered by the Oakland rent ordinance. Can I increase the rent because I pay garbage and water and because of the extra wear and tear? Can I also ask for more security deposit?
Q: I entered my rental unit without giving my tenant notice to measure the square footage of the unit. My tenant found out about it and complained that I violated his right to privacy is he right?
Double your personal productivity in 30 days? Is it possible? Absolutely! This article will provide three important steps for making the best investment you have ever made…an investment in you! Why is this critical? Because a small investment made today will
The question I get most often about aid animals is whether one has to allow them, especially if you have a “no pet” policy in place. Of course, once you have aid animals in your rental properties, there’s even more to know.
A Wyoming federal court jury awarded $28.2 million to a Casper, Wyoming woman who was poisoned by carbon monoxide from an outdated and unmaintained furnace in her apartment, said the Spence Law Firm.
Question One: I own a small eight unit apartment building in West Hollywood which is under rent control. I would like to know why we cannot install a separate water meter for each apartment. The tenants will never use the water responsibly unless they pay for the water. Thank you.