November 2016

Found 4 blog entries for November 2016.

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I recently visited the Los Angeles City East Valley Animal Shelter and learned quite a bit about Pets in Rental Housing for Landlords. Furry friends in a rental can be an area of tension between tenants and landlords, but it doesn’t have to be! As a landlord, you can quickly fill vacancies, gain a little extra income from pet fees, and tenant who own pets tend to stay longer in the same rental (an average of 18 months in LA). Alongside the pros, you may run into some cons. Under the unfortunate circumstances of your tenants having nuisance pets, here are some tips for taking care of the issues:   

  1. Act quickly! A landlord who waits too long to take action may forfeit their right to object.
  2. Refer to the lease agreement your tenant
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On my recent visit to the Los Angeles City East Valley Animal Shelter I learned quite a bit from their meeting on Pets in Rental Housing. Furry friends in a rental can be an area of tension between tenants and landlords, but it doesn’t have to be! Landlords can quickly fill vacancies and gain a little extra income from pet fees, while the responsible pet owners get to live happily with their companions. It’s a win-win situation. Here's how you can land your dream apartment, and bring your dog or cat along!


  1. Provide your prospective landlord with a resume for your pet (see example below). Write a nice cover letter, and tag on a letter of recommendation from your neighbors or previous landlords as

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Many of you may remember the horrific damage done by the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that shook Northridge, CA in 1994, or maybe even Loma Prieta during 1989. Thankfully, Los Angelenos haven’t been hit that hard since, but there is still much work to be done.


What many considered long overdue, on November 22, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council put into effect the Earthquake Hazard Reduction Ordinance, establishing mandatory standards to reduce earthquake hazards and damage. The law determines that seismic retrofitting on soft story buildings is an effective method of work that benefits the structural integrity and safety of the whole building. It protects the safety of Los Angeles residents and properties alike. The City has

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Don't Have time to read up on all the propositions or go to a "Proposition Party" (yes I did that last night)?...

 

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