April 23, 2020

Basic landlord etiquette is one of the most effective ways to avoid big problems.

Why should landlords practice good etiquette?  

To avoid trouble, minimize problems, and enhance your tenants’ experience, it is wise to follow etiquette. Etiquette is the conduct or proced...

April 1, 2020

The landlord has a responsibility to provide habitable housing to tenants. However, tenants are generally responsible for damage that they cause beyond ordinary wear and tear.

January 1, 2020

The Tenant Protection Act of 2019 marks a new era of rent and eviction control in California, and it goes into effect on January 1, 2020.

November 12, 2019

You should review your lease to see if there are any provisions requiring the permission of the landlord before a security camera can be installed. Some leases require the tenant to first obtain written permission.

November 5, 2019

When a landlord rents property to a tenant, there is always the implied promise that the property will be free of nuisances that might impact the tenant’s occupancy.