BREAKING NEWS: Rent Control is Here to Stay in California

On Tuesday, October 8th, California Governor Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 1482 imposing rent control and just-cause eviction rules and fees across California. After a long battle within the state, rental properties not currently covered by stricter rent control provisions will need to adapt to the upcoming changes by January 1st, 2020. Assembly Bill

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Strange Evictions: Tenants at Will and Squatters

When it comes to evictions, there’s no two that are alike. Each one has their own circumstances, trials, and resolutions. Not to mention, the laws concerning one eviction can be vastly different for another. Take a look at our top two strange evictions, squatters versus tenants at will, and how to handle them. What is

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Rules that Make Residents Hate Renting from You

The worst thing about being a renter is that it’s the property manager’s way or the highway. The best thing about being a property manager? It’s your way or the highway just the same! Some people accept that with great power comes great responsibility, and they act with care and kindness trusting in residents’ humanity

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Smart Ways to Rent to Your Friends and Family

As a property manager, screening applicants and making rental decisions can be one of the more challenging responsibilities that you have. When you’re vetting strangers or online applicants, your final decision is solely based on the that you have at hand. However, when it comes to friends and family, how can you be sure that

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Myth-Busting Eviction Judgments and Filings

When you’re looking at your applicant’s tenant screening report, it can be easy to get confused about eviction judgments and filings. What’s the difference between the two, and which carries more weight? Where can you see eviction records on the tenant screening report, and what should you do if there is an eviction judgment present?

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How to Create a Peaceful Rental Community

When property owners need help taking care of the everyday responsibilities at their rental property, they usually hire a property manager. The things that separate good property managers from bad property managers include several factors such as attention to detail, updated knowledge of marketing techniques, and good communication skills. Communication skills play a crucial role

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