Property Management Brainstorm

Property Management Brainstorm Podcast

The Property Management Brainstorm podcast show was created to provide information to homeowners and property investors looking to learn more about best practices in renting and managing their residential investment properties, tenants, and vendors. This podcast series is conducted in an interview discussion format by Bob Preston – president, owner and real estate broker of North County Property Group, a property management company located in Del Mar, CA. Bob will interview some of the top professionals and experts in their respective fields related to the real estate and property management industries with the goal of providing insight and best practices to maximize your property value and income while maintaining top notch tenant relations.

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Episode 40: New California Landlord/Tenant Laws for 2020, Featuring Tracey Merrell of Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP

Bob Preston - Thursday, June 11, 2020

On this episode, Bob discusses legislative updates in 2019 and 2020 that impact California landlords with Tracey Merrell, Managing Attorney of Education, at Kimball, Tirey & St.John (KTS). Along with other updates, Tracey provides a thorough review of the Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (AB 1482) which imposes rent caps and just cause eviction restrictions for residential rental property throughout California.  

Comments made are for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. Participation in the podcast will not create an attorney-client relationship between the listener and Tracey Merrell or with KTS. For advice with specific issues, please contact an attorney. Legislative updates discussed are not exhaustive and the interpretation of the laws may change.

Topics Covered

[3:00] This episode is within the context of CA landlord/tenant law.

[3:30] Introduction to Tracey Merrell.

[4:30] KTS risk management disclaimer.

[6:10] Tracey reviews the Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (AB 1482) pertaining to Rent Caps and Just Cause.  

[20:10] Tracey explains the notice required for rent increases over 10 percent (AB 1110).

[22:25] Temporary roommate situations to persons at risk of homelessness are now a law under AB 1188.  

[29:20] AB 2343 changes 3-day notices in the way that the days are counted.

[32:50] Under SB 234, is a landlord required to rent to the owner of a day care who wants to run the business out of the rental home?

[37:20] Proposition 65 warnings regarding materials and chemicals that may be present in the rental home.

Connect with Tracey

Kimbell, Tirey, St. John LLP

Connect with Bob 

North County Property Group

Resources Mentioned

Free eBook: Bob Preston’s new eBook, Best Practices for Renting Your Home, find it here as a free download!

Links to the various legislative updates:
AB 1482
AB 1110
AB 1188
AB 2343
SB 234
SB 644

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