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End of the Statewide Eviction Ban: What’s Next for Landlords & Tenants?

The California State Assembly did not extend the statewide eviction moratorium. With the end of the statewide eviction ban, federal rent assistance funds are ch...

Do Renters Have the Right to Break a Lease in California?

Unless a tenant has legal grounds to break an unexpired fixed-term lease, the tenant would normally be liable for substantial damages. Depending on the language...

Real Estate Purchase Deposits: 7 Common Buyer/Seller Questions

If you've ever bought a house, you might be familiar with real estate purchase deposits. But, you may not be familiar with the important details about how they ...

Real Estate Disputes in California: Common Pitfalls to Avoid Litigation

Real estate disputes in California arise because buyers and sellers don’t know how to avoid them in the first place. Knowing the common pitfalls to watch ...

Selling Rental Property: What CA Landlords and Tenants Should Know

When owners consider selling rental property, it's important that California landlords know there are specific California landlord-tenant rights during the real...

AB 832 Extends/Expands Covid Rent Relief

Sacramento lawmakers recently passed AB 832, extending California’s eviction moratorium through September 30, 2021. Prior to passing this law, California'...

Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment: What It Means to CA Landlords and Tenants

When it comes to the covenant of quiet enjoyment, both tenants and landlords should have a clear understanding of what it means to them. Most leases outline the...

Tenant Rights To Repair and Deduct: Is it unlivable, or annoying?

In California, there are specific tenant rights to repair and deduct. In certain situations, tenants may have the right to make necessary repairs and deduct the...

San Francisco Eviction Moratorium Extended Another Three Months

The San Francisco eviction moratorium is set to continue past its current expiration date on June 30, 2021. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to exte...

San Francisco Rent Assistance Provides More Help with COVID-19

San Francisco Covid-19 Rent Assistance is now available. Currently, residents can take advantage of both state and city rent relief programs in response to COVI...

Landlord Liability Insurance: Is there protection against claims?

In landlord-tenant disputes, landlord liability insurance can protect rental property owners from personal financial exposure for tenant claims. As Bay Area and...

California Rent Relief: Newsom Aims for 100 Percent Compensation

The California Rent Relief package in response to COVID-19 may expand to include 100 percent compensation for unpaid rent owed. Governor Newsom has proposed to ...
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