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Get the latest news and updates on California laws through our landlord-tenant and real estate law blog curated by experienced San Francisco real estate attorneys.

If you’re dealing evictions, landlord-tenant disputes, and other real estate concerns in California, call our San Francisco landlord-tenant lawyers at 415-562-0504 to schedule a consultation with us today.

San Francisco Evictions: New Changes Impact Landlords and Tenants

California's AB 2179 and an amendment to the San Francisco Rent Ordinance means new changes for San Francisco evictions. While the California state rent relief ...

Landlord's Right To Enter Rental Property In California

A typical landlord-tenant conflict is landlords' rights to enter rental property vs. tenant privacy rights. To avoid problems, it is essential to have fair (and...

14 Landlord Disclosures Required For Residential Leases

California law requires specific landlord disclosures within every lease agreement. Some landlord disclosures are necessary only if they are relevant to the pro...

What to do if you're facing rental eviction?

You wake up one morning to find an eviction notice from your landlord waiting for you. You have been evicted and will have to leave the premises in 3 weeks. Thi...

Security Deposits in California

Whether you're a residential landlord or a tenant, it's important to have a basic understanding of how to handle security deposits in California so that you avo...

California Tenant Attorneys Help Tenants Deal with Suits for Pandemic Rental Debt

In a time when the spread of a potential pandemic has all eyes on California, a phenomenon has risen: a wave of suits for pandemic rental debt. Many tenants in ...

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 ...

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...
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