Legal Issues

All About Rental Law: What Landlords Like You Need To Know

Being a successful landlord is about more than just collecting rent when the due date rolls around. It’s about more than going over and fixing a jammed door from time to time. In fact, there are hundreds of laws that you are required to follow when...

All About Rental Law: What Landlords Like You Need To Know

Being a successful landlord is about more than just collecting rent when the due date rolls around. It’s about more than going over and fixing a jammed door from time to time. In fact, there are hundreds of laws that you are required to follow when you are running... Read More

Squatters’ Rights: California Squatter Laws for Landlords

Part of the joy of being a landlord is the pride that comes with maintaining your properties and making them available to tenants who want to rent out a great space. Unfortunately, there may come a time when someone tries to take that pride away...

Squatters’ Rights: California Squatter Laws for Landlords

Part of the joy of being a landlord is the pride that comes with maintaining your properties and making them available to tenants who want to rent out a great space. Unfortunately, there may come a time when someone tries to take that pride away from you. Squatting... Read More
Should Landlords Form an LLC for Rental Property?

Should Landlords Form an LLC for Rental Property?

One of the most common topics of discussion I hear in the landlord world is whether or not to create a landlord LLC (or Limited Liability Company) for their rental properties. I think it’s important to point out that the reason this comes up so...

Should Landlords Form an LLC for Rental Property?

Should Landlords Form an LLC for Rental Property?

One of the most common topics of discussion I hear in the landlord world is whether or not to create a landlord LLC (or Limited Liability Company) for their rental properties. I think it’s important to point out that the reason this comes up so frequently is that it... Read More
Lead Based Paint Disclosure Form

Lead Based Paint Disclosure Form

If your rental property was built before 1978, there could be a toxic substance in the walls, doors and window sills. This toxic substance is lead-based paint and it is a serious problem for you and your tenants. If you are a new landlord or an...

Lead Based Paint Disclosure Form

Lead Based Paint Disclosure Form

If your rental property was built before 1978, there could be a toxic substance in the walls, doors and window sills. This toxic substance is lead-based paint and it is a serious problem for you and your tenants. If you are a new landlord or an experienced landlord... Read More
Professional Tenant : How to Spot and Avoid Them

Professional Tenant : How to Spot and Avoid Them

The image above is a strong depiction for a professional tenant… but it’s accurate because a professional renter is a parasite that will destroy your real estate investments. Many attorneys who practice landlord-tenant law use the...

Professional Tenant : How to Spot and Avoid Them

Professional Tenant : How to Spot and Avoid Them

The image above is a strong depiction for a professional tenant… but it’s accurate because a professional renter is a parasite that will destroy your real estate investments. Many attorneys who practice landlord-tenant law use the phrase “professional... Read More
Can Landlords Give Consent for a Police Search?

Can Landlords Give Consent for a Police Search?

Most landlords struggle with the concept that while they are owners and managers of a rental property, they give up certain rights to that property when it is occupied by a tenant. Examples of this might include feeling like they can enter the...

Can Landlords Give Consent for a Police Search?

Can Landlords Give Consent for a Police Search?

Most landlords struggle with the concept that while they are owners and managers of a rental property, they give up certain rights to that property when it is occupied by a tenant. Examples of this might include feeling like they can enter the property without giving... Read More