How to “Tenant-Proof” Your Property

As a landlord, there are steps you can take to make your property less vulnerable to wear and tear.  You don’t need to worry about making it unpleasant or unlivable…just evaluate the appointments and decor of your property on a cost/value basis.  Think about minimizing exterior maintenance costs by: Using neutral colors when painting the outside…

Quirks of California Tenant/Landlord Laws

Under California law, a landlord is legally responsible for maintaining rental units to comply with state and local building and health codes. This includes ensuring that the structure of the unit, as well as its interior and exterior, are maintained. However, tenants are responsible for repairing damages that were caused by the tenant or his/her…