Category Archives: Real estate laws

Landlord Liability for a Tenant’s Pets in California

California Law re Landlord Liability for a Tenant’s Pets Can the landlord be liable if the tenant’s dog bites or otherwise harms someone? Answer: Possibly. Under California law, an owner of any dog is liable if a person is bitten … Continue reading

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CA Property Buyers Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report

CA Property Buyers Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report. A California court of appeal has ruled that the real estate broker for buyers failed in their obligation to investigate, understand and communicate to buyers the implications … Continue reading

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New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries.

New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries. Adjoining landowners, with properties contiguous or in contact with each another, must share equally the responsibility for maintaining boundaries and monuments between them. Adjoining landowners are … Continue reading

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Real Estate Investors Need to Know About Taxes on Sale of Their Property

Real Estate Investors Need to Know About Taxes on Sale of Their Property Real estate investors need to know if they will owe taxes on the sale of your property – even if you are taking a loss on the … Continue reading

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Protecting Landlords From Liability in Personal Property Disposition after Tenants Vacate

ARE YOU DOING EVERYTHING YOU CAN TO PROTECT YOUR CLIENT FROM LIABILITY IN PERSONAL PROPERTY DISPOSITIONS AFTER A TENANT VACATES? by: Ronald K. Brown, Jr., Esq. Despite recent up ticks in the economic recovery in the housing and stock markets, … Continue reading

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