The impact of pests on human health

Pests can significantly impact human health, as they can carry and transmit various diseases and cause physical harm to people. Some of the most common pests that we can find in homes can depend on different factors such as location, climate, and season of the year. However, the pests that people most commonly find in […]

When is a Landlord Guilty of Negligence?

Everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy environment, whether in their own home or a rental property. If you are one of the latter people who are renting or considering it, it is important that you know that in the state of California, landlords must meet strict requirements. These requirements are intended to […]

Reasons you can sue your landlord

No tenant rents a property expecting to have problems with their landlord. On the contrary, generally, both parties want the relationship to be on good terms from the beginning and maintain this throughout the period that the tenant wishes to remain to rent the property. However, there are times when problems arise, and it can […]

Landlords’ and Tenants’ Responsibilities to Structural and Exterior Repairs

Landlords have an obligation to maintain their rental properties in habitable conditions, and this includes regular repair and maintenance of the exterior and interior of the home. In addition to this, there can also be structural damage to a property that is crucial to repair for the safety of the tenants. Structural and exterior damage […]

What are tenants’ rights in California?

In order to rent a place to live, we must consider different factors. Our budget, the type of housing that we need, the surroundings, the proximity to our workplaces or schools, and, above all, a responsible landlord with whom we can have a good experience. Landlord-tenant relationships can often be quite problematic if things are […]

What is the correct way to get rid of pests?

If you have noticed signs around your house that you might have an infestation, you will want to get rid of it as soon as possible for the safety of your family. Rodents, cockroaches, fleas, flies, termites, or fire ants destroy property and transmit disease. Pests can transmit serious diseases to humans, from asthma and […]

What information must my landlord provide about my rental unit before signing the contract?

Under federal, state, and local laws, landlords and rental property managers must provide certain information to tenants about the property and its surroundings. This information shared by landlords with tenants is known as disclosures. And California law requires some of them to even be included in lease agreements. There are disclosures that are relevant to […]

What Can I Do If My Rental Unit Is Inhabitable?

When a landlord rents a property, they must follow certain rules and obligations. California’s warranty of habitability requires all landlords to ensure that their homes are habitable and safe for tenants, both at the time of delivery and throughout the duration of the lease. At the same time, tenants have an obligation to take care […]

When amenities and common areas are not in good condition

Renting an apartment or a house that is part of a building or a housing complex can carry more responsibilities for landlords. It is not only about having each of the homes in good condition, but they also have to ensure that the common areas or amenities are in safe and hygienic condition. Common areas […]

Injury on Landlord’s Property

Landlords of rental properties have an obligation to ensure that rental properties are in a condition that is habitable and safe for tenants. For this, they must comply with certain laws according to the law of the state of California; this is known as the Guarantee of Habitability. If they don’t, they could be considered […]