Single Family Homes – Mandatory Low Flow Toilets, Showerheads, and Faucets

Single Family Homes – Mandatory Low Flow Toilets, Showerheads, and Faucets - It is the law, January 2017 In 2009 California enacted the law that required the installation of water conserving plumbing fixtures when the existing fixtures are “non-compliant” in single-family residential properties. … [Read more...]

How to Earn Money While You Sleep as a Landlord

For many millennials completing college, reality strikes with an ugly blow. After years of studying towards their dreams, the truth can be stark. Numerous people are left wondering what went wrong, with no idea how they will ever afford the typical American lifestyle. Heavy debt from studies, … [Read more...]

Renters More Concerned About Utility Bills Than Rents, Give High Marks to Environmentally-Friendly Properties

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 15, 2016) - The latest Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) research shows more renters are worried about rising utility bills than rising rents and nearly half of the renters surveyed say they are willing to pay more for rentals with cost-saving water and energy … [Read more...]

Largest-ever’ Silicon Valley eviction to displace hundreds of tenants

In yet another sign of the tech industry's growing impact on local housing markets in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, local housing advocates are lamenting the region's largest-ever mass eviction of rent-controlled tenants. The evictions are the latest example of rising income inequality in a … [Read more...]

Mold in the Home – California Property Owners Update

If you are a property owner in California that is renting out your property, it is important that you know the law when it comes to mold in the home. California Civil Code 1941.7 went into effect January 1, 2016.  This new law is designed to protect both property owners and tenants.  One section … [Read more...]