Whether you’re looking to rent or buy a new home, it’s important to know if your dream home has any covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&R) attached to it. Why is that? Because, whether you’re a homeowner or a tenant, you’re responsible for knowing and following those CC&Rs. You’re ... » Learn More about How to Avoid Common CC&R Violations and Misunderstandings
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Today we’re taking a light-hearted approach to a frequently asked real estate question. Here are some of the unusual, confusing, and down-right-funny comments that we’ve heard when asked, “Do I really need a property management company?” Do You Need a Property Management Company? From ... » Learn More about Quirky Conversations: “Do I Really Need a Property Management Company?”
We know that just the words ‘small claims court’ make your heart rate jump and your nerves tinge with anxiety. And, while we can’t take that feeling completely away, we can at least clarify some of the details to ease your mind. Let’s take a look at some of the most common court scenarios for real ... » Learn More about Small Claims Court and the Real Estate Owner
It’s a question we get many times with our tenants, property owners and agents alike, “Who is responsible for this?” First and foremost everything is set in writing in the Executed Lease Agreement (ELA) which tenants sign before moving in to a property. However, when something breaks down or ... » Learn More about Who is Responsible? Tenant Vs Landlord
Our kids have always been early risers. It’s routine to wake up to a small figure in the dark trying to cuddle up well before the alarm goes off. But this morning, something was different; there was no attempt to sneak into our bed. Daddy,” the small voice said, “my floor is all wet.” I wondered ... » Learn More about Help, I Have a Home Emergency!