Legal Q& A By: Franco Simone

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management, followed by answers provided by the law firm of Simone and Blevins.   Q: My tenant paid his January rent with a personal check. Several days after I deposited the  check, the bank notified me that the check was dishonored because there were…

Unfunded Mandates and Benefits of Owning California Apartments by Terry Moore, CCIM

Recently, California has imposed several unfunded mandates on rental owners. Other states don’t impose similar costs on rental owners. Sacramento has not yet lost enough millionaires and high-income taxpayers to restrain their policies. Most local owners recognize these mandates are likely to continue. The economics of rental ownership are shifting. Background California government policies created a…

Legal Q & A – by Franco Simone & Lera Blevins

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management and Section 8 tenants followed by answers provided by the law firm of Simone and Blevins. Note: The city or county in which your rental property is located might have additional requirements/restrictions on smoking. Make sure to consult with an attorney if you…