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When values were soaring, many California landlords have taken advantage of the increases in the values of their apartment buildings by turning the units into condominiums and selling them.  To understand why, let's do the math.  A 10 unit apartment building may be worth one million dollars (as an apartment building).  After the same building is converted to 10 individual condos, each unit may sell for $200,000.00 or more.  10 units times 200,000 each is two million dollars.  Therefore the building just doubled in value by converting it!   Even with permits, renovations and costs of ...
Willamette purchased the old library in 2003 and later selected the College of Law as the program at the school to gain use of the building. The university began renovations in 2007 to restore part of the original layout and modernize the facility to accommodate the needs of modern education. After the brick-faced, Beaux Arts style structure was remodeled, community oriented programs from the law school relocated to the renamed Oregon Civic Justice Center. This center houses programs such as a legal clinic and the school's law review journal.
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
How pets can be a landlord's best friend
Forget using free rent, wireless or a big-screen TV as incentives. If you really want to attract more renters, reduce unit turnover and make more money, welcome pets. Consider these tips on how to rent to Bowser stress-free. As landlords vie for tenants in this depressed market, many are wondering whether it might be time to allow dogs and cats. Judging by the number of calls they get from pet owners, surely there'd be plenty of takers. But when the plan is posed to colleagues, say, at an online property-management forum, it invariably gets quashed by a colorful tale of hurt: the kitty litter improperly disposed of (clogged ... market research, surveys and trends
it's not business as usual in california
reports from California. “The ugly side of San Diego’s condominium downturn is on display along Fifth Avenue. The bones of what was supposed to be Atmosphere, nearly 80 ‘luxury live/work units for a life well-designed,’ sit open to public view. Atmosphere is one of two downtown San Diego condo projects that started then stalled. The developer of Triangle, at 14th Street and Imperial Avenue, demolished an old warehouse and then stopped. It’s a parking lot now.” “San Diego real estate economist Gary London said the downtown skyline won’t see many new residential towers for at least ... market research, surveys and trends

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TENANTS LEGAL CENTER

Apartment rental, occupancy rates slip in S.D. County ...
A victim of the weakening economy, the San Diego County apartment market saw rental rates and occupancies fall slightly in the fourth quarter among large complexes of 100 units or more, the RealFacts research firm reported. In a survey of properties representing 99,256 rental units within the county, the Novato-based firm found an average asking rent of $1,394 in the final quarter of 2008, compared with $1,405 in the third quarter, a drop of less than 1 percent. The average rent was down 1.8 percent from a year earlier, according to a RealFacts report being released today. The average occupancy for the recent quarter was 95.1 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Articles about Landlords - SFGate
In a city with the third-highest median income in the country, about 30,000 San Franciscans - 4 percent of the city's population - live in abysmal conditions in more than 500 single-room-occupancy hotels. The hotels that fare worst are privately owned, which most are. There, residents pay $600 to $1,000 a month for an 8-by-10-foot room in buildings where the smell of human waste infuses the hallways from overflowing toilets; floors gather puddles from leaky pipes and ceilings; carpets go unchanged for decades; and rooms are infested with bedbugs, cockroaches and mice. Maybe Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks that ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc. Announces the Purchase of Two Shopping ...
OAK BROOK, Ill., Jun 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc. (IREA) announced today the $73.7 million acquisition of two Port St. Lucie, FL shopping centers on behalf of Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. ("Inland Diversified"). The 112,421-square-foot Tradition Village Center is anchored by a Publix grocery store, and major tenants at The Landing at Tradition, a 359,775-square-foot power center, include LA Fitness and Sports Authority. Mark Cosenza, vice president of IREA, negotiated the purchase of both properties. "We ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
First National Center foreclosure advances
First National Bank fails and operations are taken over by First Interstate Bank. The office complex and adjoining Main Street Parking Garage end up in the ownership of 36 financial institutions following the bank's failure. → 1993: A series of bank mergers leads to Boatman's Bank as the last anchor tenant in the tower's Great Banking Hall. The bank moves across the street to Leadership Square. → 1994: Local investors John Kennedy and Michael Samis buy First National Center for $827,000 and the adjoining Main Street Parking Garage for $3.2 million. → 1998: Kennedy and Samis end discussions with ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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1993, he founded the Tenants Legal Center in San Diego. Mr. Kellman has lec- tured for professional and educational institutions including the University of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Dane County Landlord / Tenant Legal Resource Guide
legal resources relevant to tenants and landlords in Dane. County. .... *The Dane County Legal Resource Center is a small law library ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
ASUC Renter's Legal Assistance
The Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board adopted the Annual General Adjustment (AGA) Order for Year 2009, which will allow eligible landlords to increase the 2008 permanent rent ceilings by 2.7%. The 2009 AGA of 2.7% represents 65% of the increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers in the Bay Area during the 2007 fiscal year, which was 4.191% as posted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in July 2008. The 65% of CPI formula was approved by the voters at November 2004 general municipal election. April 28, 2008 "Community Rallies Against Prop 98; Decries Landlord Tactics" by Paul Hogarth BeyondChron: Top ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
In CA what constitutes std wear and tear? Our landlord charged for ...
To begin with MEGALAW.COM has a lot of useful information as to the rights of both landlords and tenants.  I strongly advise you to consult with The California Office of Administrative Law for further information.  I am not and never have been a lawyer, so my interpretation may be different than theirs.  Directly below this is a link to that department.   http://www.oal.ca.gov/   This site also gives free access to shortened and understandable versions of the California Code of Regulations and also provides the following links.  For myself, I would start with the " the Navigation within the ...
Google Answers: Co-tenant or subtenant?
Can my roommate (legally) give me a 30 day notice to move? I realize this question is one of if I'm regarded as a co-tenant or a subtenant under the law and that's what I'm trying to find out. I've done multiple searches online and it seems that even though it's a gray area I would be regarded as a co-tenant for these reasons. 1. I filled out an application to rent for the landlord (not my roommate). 2. I gave a security deposit to the landlord. 3. I write my rent checks out to the landlord. 4. I've asked the landlord directly for repairs to the unit and she has complied. ...