Unlocking Tax Relief: Property Owners Navigate a Way to Decrease Expenses by Mercedes Shaffer, Realtor

In times of economic uncertainty and market fluctuations, property owners are especially motivated to find innovative ways to mitigate financial challenges. This holds particularly true for real estate owners facing a dual threat: sinking property values and an unfavorable regulatory environment.  In San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Ana and other cities in California that suffer…

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Navigating California’s Building Balcony Safety (SB 721 and SB 326): A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords and Building Owners By Omid Ghanadiof, Dr. Balcony

As a landlord or building owner in California, it is essential to stay informed about the latest legislative developments that impact your responsibilities and obligations. Two important bills, SB 721 and SB 326, have been enacted to enhance safety standards for multi-unit residential buildings. This article aims to provide a comprehensive guide to help you…

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Fair Housing and Phone Calls – Ensuring Compliance by the Fair Housing Institute

In today’s rapidly-evolving digital landscape, it’s easy to overlook the significance of traditional forms of communication, such as phone calls, in the day-to-day operations of leasing offices. While email and messaging services have become prevalent, phone calls remain an indispensable aspect of effective leasing-office management. However, property management professionals must remain vigilant about the potential…

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2023-2024 California’s Maximum Rent Increases for Units Covered by AB 1482 (Tenant Protection Act)

The announced maximum allowable increases for 2023, applicable to properties covered by AB 1482 (The California Tenant Protection Act) will go into effect August 1, 2023, and will be in place until the end of July, 2024. The maximum allowable increase is calculated by adding five percent to the Consumer Price Index for the respective…

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