What factors can I legally consider when deciding whether or not to rent to someone? As a landlord there are certain factors that you are legally permitted to consider to accept or reject a potential tenant. Permissible factors to consider
When your current or former tenants are looking for a new apartment, your contact information may be submitted to their future landlord as a reference. Similar to how you request landlord references and complete a background check on your applicants, it’s a chance for you to help out a fellow landlord and give them an…
Gone in 13 Days: Institute of Justice Holds IRS Accountable in North Carolina – By Robert Everett Johnson
This article was supposed to introduce the Institute of Justice’s (IJ) latest civil forfeiture case, involving a North Carolina convenience store owner named Lyndon McLellan who has his entire bank account – more than $107,000 – seized because, according to the IRS, he made cash bank deposits in the “wrong”
April 15 came and went and most of Americans who owed taxes dutifully paid them. Today, I thought we would look at the latest data showing who pays income taxes and who doesn’t. The numbers from 2014 may surprise you.
There’s a joke about public sector union bosses making the rounds in Sacramento lately: What happens when the California Legislature hands over a blank check to the California Teachers Association (CTA)? It’s returned the next day marked “insufficient.”
Three-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit – “Five Common Mistakes” Landlords Make – By The Law Offices of Harris, Rosales & Harris
As a landlord, you have to serve legal notices to enforce the terms and conditions of the lease. Below is a list of the five common mistakes when serving a Three-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit:
The Issue: The Los Angeles City Council and Mayor have passed Ordinance number 182986 titled Citywide Exclusive Franchise System for the Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Handling Program. The Ordinance became effective on May 28, 2014.
Have you met your goals for the first quarter of the year? Or has traffic come to a screeching halt? Perhaps you are worried about how you are going to secure more leases. Or maybe you have so much competition that your team and your community is getting lost.
Keeping Poor Files on Your Tenants “If you don’t start paying your rent on time, I’m gonna…”
Question 1: I have a tenant who moved in August 2014.The lease is for one year. He has now violated the lease three times. First time, I witnessed and spoke to him about installing a curtain rod when the lease clearly says it is not allowed. Second violation was that he was seen with a…