DID YOU KNOW? By – Dennis Block

Failure to Pay a Security Deposit It is unwise for landlords to lease a unit without first obtaining the required security deposit. Promises to pay the security deposit at a later time or in installments, will usually result in an eviction action being filed. If this is your situation, be advised that you do not…

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The High Cost of Rent Control – Part I By – the National Multifamily Housing Council

That rent control is an ineffective and often counterproductive housing policy is no longer open to serious question.  The profound economic and social consequences of government intervention in the nation’s housing markets have been documented in study after study over the past twenty-five years.  In response to this hard-earned experience, states and local jurisdictions from…

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Legal Q & A by – Richard Beckman, Attorney

Question 1: Can you review any new landlord-tenant laws for 2019? Answer 1: Yes. There were several new state-wide laws affecting landlord tenant relations, but the one that may make the most impact is Assembly Bill No. 2343, which removes weekends and court holidays from the calculation of when a three day notice to cure…

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The Rich Do Have a Secret

A version of this article by Dr. David Eifrig first appeared on June 15, 2019 in the Stansberry Digest, published by Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, an independent investment research firm.  You can visit them at www.stansberryresearch.com. Many Americans – average folks working to build a comfortable life – assume the “rich” have a secret…

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Legal Q & A by – Dennis Block

Question One: I leased a house to a tenant. I requested a security deposit in the sum of $1,500 and he promised that it would be paid within 30 days. It has now been four months and he refuses to pay the security deposit. I had him sign a one-year lease. What can I do…

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