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 […]
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 […]
Appropriate Usage of Security Deposits
As tenants, before occupying a property, we must comply with certain documents and requirements. These are meant to ensure not only that our personal information is accurate but also that we will have the solvency to comply with the payment of rents and that the contract and transaction are legal to protect both parties. The […]
What your landlord should not do to treat your bed bug infestation
Choosing a home to rent is an extremely important process. Not only because you must feel comfortable in the place where you are going to live, but also because you must make sure that the conditions are good, safe and hygienic for you and your family. In most states across the country, renters are protected […]
What to do when your landlord raises the rent
Getting a notice from your landlord informing you of a rent increase can be a stressful situation. When we rent a house, we do so according to a fixed budget, and there are times when the increase can exceed it. California is one of the states in the country with the highest rental costs, making […]