Coming Next Month – The FREE “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference! and California Rent Control: Lawmakers Have Not Learned Their Lesson

The Big Show You’ll want to mark your calendars for the FREE “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” next month where we’ll be giving away an iPad and 5-day cruises.  The show will be held on Thursday, September 12th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in West Hall A, 1201 N. Figueroa!

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Legal Q & A By – Franco Simone, Esq.

Q: I hired a property management company to take over managing my properties. What do I need to do to let my tenants know that I will not be managing my properties anymore?  A: You are required to serve your tenants with a notice of change of ownership/management every time ownership or management changes. This…

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Assembly Proposes to Reduce Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions to $3.5 Million By- Attorney Kenneth Ziskin

Earlier this year, State Senator Scott Wiener (D – San Francisco) introduced legislation to dramatically increase taxes on wealth transfers by California residents.  This follows the failure of a proposed California Estate Tax initiative to qualify for the 2018 ballot. His bill, SB 378, would put a referendum on the 2020 General Election ballot to…

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California Court Affirms $93,000 Judgment Against Property Management Company for Deferred Maintenance By – Jesshill E. Love

You own and operate a property management company in California.  You have your license, you’ve done the training, you’ve provided excellent service to your clients, and built your business … but, you’re concerned aren’t you?  What if something goes wrong?  What if there is a fire? What about deferred maintenance? Am I doing everything I…

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Legal Q & A by – Rich Beckman

Question 1: My tenant just gave me 30 days written notice. If I give her a 24-hour notice via email or text, can I show the unit to prospective new tenants? I thought this was a given but she claims I can’t show the place until she has vacated the property. Thanks in advance for your…

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Did You Know By – Dennis Block

Comfort Pets Check out this commonplace occurrence. A prospective tenant fills out an application and indicated that she has no pets. A lease is signed which states that this is a “no pet” building. After the deal is consummated, the tenant presents a letter from a doctor who indicates that she has a disability and…

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