Common Costly Landlord Mistakes “ Am I Doing This Right? – By Patricia A. Harris

With all of the laws governing California housing providers, it is easy to overlook your responsibilities as a landlord, which may result in financial hardships and legal problems.  To help make your business of providing housing a bit easier, I have compiled a list of the most common mistakes (and solutions) that AOA members have…

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Tenant Wins Double Damages and Attorneys’ Fees Over Deposit – By C.D. Publications

[Editor’s Note:  Landlord Law & Multi-Housing Report includes expert analysis of the latest legal developments in the rental housing sector as well as news about the multi-housing market, landlord-tenant relations and successful management strategies.  Rental housing laws vary from state to state and some may not be applicable to California; however, most cases contain valuable…

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An Exchange of Opinions # 30 Low Interest: What’s Next? – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker, DRE: 0095710 MLO: 249261

If you’ve missed some of the prior articles, basic beginner guidelines on successful investing are in my book Stairway to Wealth available at LuLu.com. What we might face: The Wall Street Journal recently published an article by Allan H. Meltzer. Meltzer is a professor of political economy at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School, a visiting…

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A Comparison of Indemnity and Hold Harmless Provisions in Contracts – By Dale Alberstone, Esq.

Confusion abounds concerning the differences between the words indemnity and hold harmless as they appear in contracts. For example, in a buy sell agreement in which the purchaser buys a newly constructed apartment building directly from the owner/contractor who built it, the contract might provide:  Seller agrees to indemnify and hold buyer harmless from all…

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