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How Thirdhand Smoke Affects Your Properties

August 10, 2022

Going smoke-free in your rentals is important as the dangers of thirdhand smoke are not well-known as toxic chemicals stick to surfaces. By The Department of Health and Human Services Tobacco…

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The Blame Game is a No-Win for Landlords

August 10, 2022

Guns in apartments have become a heated issue in many states so what liability may landlords have when it comes to guns or weapons on their rental property and who…

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Roommates 101 – What Landlords Need To Know

August 3, 2022

By DANIEL BORNSTEIN, ESQ. Living with one or more roommates is often a necessity for some tenants, given the high rents of the Bay Area, but these arrangements can be vexing…

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Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Rental Applications

August 1, 2022

Fifty percent of all evictions start with a fraudulent rental application. Armed with this knowledge, I’ll bet you have a greater desire to detect fraud. It’s not front-page news that…

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HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL IMPLEMENTS WATER USE RESTRICTIONS AS DROUGHT DEEPENS

July 27, 2022

July 26, 2022 In response to the Governor’s call for a state-wide reduction in water use and reduced available water from our wholesale supplier, the Hayward City Council implemented Level 2…

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Tough Times Ahead… Analyze More Than Just an Applicants’ Income

July 15, 2022

July 15, 2022 Everyone loves a good survivor story.  Whether it is a group of 12 boys rescued from a cave in Thailand or the indomitable spirit of a soldier…

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6 Trigger Words And Questions Every Landlord Should Listen For

July 15, 2022

July 15, 2022 You can hardly turn on a television or read a newsfeed where you don’t encounter the term “trigger words.”  While there are some universally accepted trigger words,…

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Rents Continue Climbing Faster Than Pre-Pandemic Years

July 15, 2022

Apartment List says their national index rose by 1.3 percent over the course of June, “consistent with last month’s increase” but so far in 2022 “rents are growing more slowly than…

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Court Upholds Law Requiring Landlords Pay Rent To Evicted Tenants

June 29, 2022

By  John Triplett June 28, 2022 A federal appeals court in California has upheld a law requiring landlords to pay one month of rent to evicted tenants, according to reports. The…

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How To Waterproof Your Rental Property Basement

June 29, 2022

Courtesy of Rental Housing Journal The basement is an important part of your property to protect so let’s take a look at the issues around how to best waterproof your…

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