New Laws California Landlords Need To Know in 2023
During the past year, a number of new laws have been enacted in the state of California with respect to how property owners and managers must regard the rights of tenants. Specifically, the new laws impact areas such as HOA’s, property transfers, and eviction rules and rent relief which are directly tied to the COVID-19 […]
5 Tips for First-Time Landlords
It can be very exciting when you have reached the decision to rent out a property because you’re probably envisioning all those profits that are about to roll in. However, it’s not all gravy, and there are a number of complications that are impacting property rentals, and which require you to stay abreast of all […]
5 California Laws for 2023 Which Affect Your Rental Property
The state of California has enacted some laws which will have a significant impact on your rental properties for the coming year. Several of these laws have been discussed in the media and have received significant attention, but there are some lesser-known laws being enacted which you should also be aware of. Five of the […]
Tactics commercial real estate firms in San Diego use for making your vacant property rent ready.
Attractive curb appeal, interior presentation, testing mechanical & plumbing systems and knowledge of basic laws (building code) are required for each rental. These aspects should be considered regardless of whether you own residential apartments in San Diego or single family homes. Tactics commercial real estate firms in San Diego are given below. CURB APPEAL The […]
Pros and Cons of Rent Control
Rent control has the effect of discouraging developers from constructing new apartments and homes. This could conceivably be viewed as a negative, but it also means that for landlords there’s less competition. The demand for homes will be much greater, and any vacancies will thus be on the market for a shorter period of time. […]
For San Diego rental property owners, the last couple years have been somewhat bewildering, first with the implementation of AB 1482 and then the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been difficult to keep up with all the changes that has caused, and the new ordinances have many owners wondering which properties are actually affected. Here at […]
When do residential property managers and owners use 3-day notices and 24 hour notices?
When are 3 day notices used? 3 Day Notices to Pay Rent of Quit for non-payment of rent or short paid rent. If the tenant pay less than the total rent, then the landlord can post a 3 day notice to pay rent, but it can only include the past due rent balance. California law […]
Professional Property Manager Recommendations for Pets in Your San Diego Rental Property
Whether or not you have decided to allow dogs, cats, or Pets in a rental home in San Diego rental property boils down to two things. Primarily, you have will want to consider your income potential for the property, and Secondly, how much risk related to pet damages are you comfortable with? RISK VS. REWARD […]
Fair Housing 101 | Lesson 8 | Chilling? Not as cool as you think!
What is “Chilling” in regards to fair housing laws and why must it be avoided? Fair Housing, Chilling refers to comments or acts designed to discourage applicants in a protected class from renting your properties and is, therefore, intentional discrimination. They are a form of obvious “steering” read about this in lesson 7. General […]
Fair Housing 101 | Lesson 7 | How not to “steer” applicants.
What are Steer Applicants and why should it be avoided or How not to steer applicants Steering is an attempt by owners/managers to control where someone lives because of their protected class, regardless of how well intended. Perceived “steering” can result in a fair housing complaint. Common targets are: Families with children. Steering can include […]