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Breaking a Lease in California

Breaking a Lease in California Breaking a Lease in California When renting a space, a tenant signs a contract with a landlord and one of the most important aspects of this contract is the lease agreement. A lease, typically lasting for one year, sets out
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California’s Rent-Control Law

California’s Rent-Control Law California’s Rent-Control Law The California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new rent-control law in October, which is aimed at tackling the housing crisis in the state as rent prices have soared in recent years. Assembly Bill 1482 will go into
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What is A 1031 Exchange?

What is A 1031 Exchange? What is A 1031 Exchange? A 1031 exchange is the exchanging of one investment asset for another. This takes place by deferring the tax consequences of the sale of the investment asset. If done properly, minimal to no taxes would
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How To Lower Your Rent

HOA Attorney Los Angeles How To Lower Your Rent Thinking whether you are paying a fair rent to your landlord, the following tips help you intelligently negotiate to hopefully reduce it. RESEARCH YOUR MARKET The most important factor is to know how much if
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Help from Government to Accelerate Short Sales

Help from Government to Accelerate Short Sales New Help from Government to Accelerate Short Sales Short sales, sometimes, are the last resort for struggling homeowners seeking to unload the burden of property worth less than its mortgage. However, short sales are not easy. Lenders are usually reluctant
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Qualify For A Home Mortgage

How To Qualify For A Home Mortgage In This Economy How To Qualify For A Home Mortgage In This Economy Despite government efforts to encourage the banking industry to restart approving and providing home mortgages to worthy potential home buyers, the banks have made their qualification requirements relatively more strenuous
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California Real Estate Dichotomy

Real Estate Outlook Gloomier As Lenders Further Tighten Lending California Real Estate Dichotomy Improvement on the Coastal Areas and Exacerbation in Inland Areas California real estate recovery is a rather complicated case. In fact, statistics show the coastal areas’ economy and real estate are improving while the inland areas’
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The Perils Of “As Is” Home Purchase

The Perils Of “As Is” Home Purchase The Perils Of “As Is” Home Purchase Nowadays, you might have heard some sellers express their interest in selling a house “as is”. Does one wonder what does it really means to buy a house “as is”? In fact, there
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Overview of Evictions

Overview of Eviction Overview of Evictions Those who are tenants and renting out a property know that an agreement between them and the landlord should provide a detailed outline of each party’s rights. While the rental agreement can go into further detail on
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What You Should Know Before Purchasing Your Condo

What You Should Know Before Purchasing Your Condo What You Should Know Before Purchasing Your Condo In this challenging real estate environment, it is hard to secure financing for a real estate property. As such, it behooves us to ascertain what we are acquiring to eschew any other
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