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Archive for January, 2012

Legal Q & A – by Ted Smith, Attorney – San Diego

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Q: I find that no matter what I charge for a security deposit, there is the inevitable dispute over deductions from the deposit after the tenant moves out.  Why is that?

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Legal Q & A – by Richard Beckman – Northern California

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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Question 1: What is considered an illegal rental unit, and what is the problem with renting one?

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Questions and Answers – By Dennis Block

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Question One: I live in a single-family residence in the City of Los Angeles. My finances are getting tight and I am considering renting out a couple of my bedrooms. Would this be legal and what issues might I face?

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2012 New Year’s Resolution: Sign a Manager’s Agreement – By Dale Alberstone, Esq.

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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Most everyone hopes that 2012 will bring about world peace, a strong economy, more jobs and other important things like that. As the legal writer for the Apartment Owners Association of California, my wish and 2012 New Year’s Resolution for AOA members is more modest, but nevertheless important:  Prepare and sign a written employment agreement […]

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It’s Here – “The New AOA Enhanced Gang-Banging, Nuisance Causing and Late-Paying Tenant Screening Report” – Part I

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Are some of your prospective renters tricking you?  The answer is probably “yes”!  And you’ll want to understand how and also how easy it is for you to catch them and a good part of the unfairness of what’s going on. You’ll want to immediately discover what you or your property management company need to […]

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