Posts Tagged ‘Eviction’

Legal Questions April Part 2

Posted: 16th April 2013 by Melissa in Legal Questions
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8. Question: One of our residents is a day sleeper and complains about the noisy children next door. They are under school age and I don’t know how or if I should enforce excessive noise. Answer: Most courts recognize that apartment living is in closer proximity than single family homes and occupants must be more […]

Legal Questions April Part 1

Posted: 8th April 2013 by Melissa in Legal Questions
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Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP Questions & Answers Ted Kimball, Esq. April, 2013 1. Question: If I gave a resident a thirty-day notice of rent increase which ends on the tenth of the following month, can I charge the resident pro-rated rent for the first nine days at the daily rental value before the […]

Rent Sense: Rent is due, now what?

Posted: 8th September 2012 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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Rent Sense: Rent is due, now what? By Neil Fjellestad & Chris De Marco FBS Property Management So, what happens if you lose your job, you have been living from paycheck to paycheck and rent is due on the first? You need an action plan. •    Prioritize outstanding financial payments. Your rent payments are probably […]

16. Question: One of our tenants has a guest who has been verbally abusive to me whenever I ask him who he is visiting. We have a large apartment community with many amenities and we need to be careful that complete strangers are not using our facilities. What can I do? Answer: A tenant is […]

July KTS Legal Questions Part 2

Posted: 19th July 2012 by Melissa in Legal Questions
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6. Question: Can I keep a security deposit if the tenant moves out and does not give me a written thirty-day notice? Answer: Not automatically. You can deduct from the security deposit unpaid rent from the time of the move out until thirty days are up, or until the premises are relet, whichever happens first, […]

Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP Legal Alert May, 2012 California Courts in Crisis: What Every Landlord and Foreclosing Party Needs to Know Ever since the recession began, the judiciary branch of our government has been subject to major changes through lay-offs, new and onerous local court rules, and court closures and consolidations, all negatively […]

6. Question: Is the procedure for evicting a tenant from a garage any different than for a tenant who lives in a residential unit? Is delivering a notice to a post office box legally acceptable? Answer: The eviction process is the same. The notice should be mailed to the post office box and another attached […]

Kimball,Tirey&St.JohnLLP Landlord/ Tenant Questions & Answers Ted Kimball, Esq. May, 2012 1. Question: A new tenant signed a six-month lease. Now, he claims he feels unsafe because of an incident at the property and wants to terminate the lease. The Police Department reported that the incident was grossly exaggerated. The tenant claims he has a […]

9. Question: Our window was broken by a golf ball hit by the tenant of a neighboring property. They admitted they owed me for a new window but moved away before I could collect on it. Is the owner of the property responsible because it was their tenant? Answer: The owner of rental property is […]

Rent Sense: Responsible Rental Property Ownership Requires a Pro-Active Approach By Neil Fjellestad and Chris DeMarco FBS Property Management Owners that manage their own rentals are certainly concerned about protecting their property value, increasing their equity and preserving cash flow. Unfortunately, Owners are often unaware or unable to establish and follow professional management routines required […]