Tenant Death in a Unit California law requires that prospective tenant be informed where there has been a death in a unit. This disclosure must continue for a 3-year period. It is only where the actual death occurred in the unit. It also does not apply to other units on the property, only that unit…Details
Question 1: I have a Section 8 tenant who regularly fails to pay his very minor share of the rent. The Housing Authority pays about 90%. I am reluctant to bring an eviction action, because I have heard I can’t collect any rent during the action, or the case will be dismissed. I am very concerned…Details
Can I 1031 Exchange Out of a DST? By Dwight Kay, CEO and Founder of Kay Properties and Investments, LLC
If you’re looking for a clear and concise answer to this question, here it is: Yes, you can 1031exchange out of a DST. If you’re the type who wants to know a little more about the hows and whys of 1031 exchanges and DST, we are happy to elaborate. First things first, a DST is…Details
Management Tips from MRLANDLORD.COM Three Questions You Should NEVER Ask An Applicant By – Jeff Taylor
Recently, I wrote a tip on the subject of how to effectively handle resident repair requests. My tip was shared with 11 other members of the Forbes Real Estate Council. Three of the tips are highlighted below:
The number one source of resident/landlord disputes is the disposition of the resident’s security deposit. Many of these potential problems can be resolved with proper procedures even before the resident takes possession of the rental by using a move-in / move-out inspection checklist.
Earlier this year, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) settled a familial status housing discrimination case in which a family of four alleged that a property management company refused to allow them to rent an apartment in a multi-unit community because the property manager did not consider children to be appropriate residents…Details
1. General Rules: The California minimum wage for a resident manager is $12.00/hour for each hour worked during 2020. California Overtime: Overtime of 1½ times hourly rate (i.e. $18.00/hour) must be paid if the manager works more than 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or more than 6 consecutive days in a row.Details
Video surveillance is not a new thing. One of the first recorded applications of video surveillance was in 1942 when it was used to view the launch of V2 Rockets in Germany. This technology attained commercial use in the United States from 1947 -1957 along with the development of televisions. The technology moved forward considerably…Details
Below is an open letter to Robert Cage, Assistant Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor regarding the Consumer Price Index AND … Mr. Cage’s response.
“Wisdom is the ability to recognize, and the inclination to choose, the highest and best goal, and the surest means of attaining it.” ~ J. I. Packer