Being a landlord can have its benefits, but it can also be a trap for the unwary. Failure to know your rights and responsibilities as a landlord can be costly, both in time and money. Here are a few tips to protect yourself and your rental business.
Oakland Real Estate Attorney Discusses Why Representation in the Beginning is Best
We recently represented the purchaser of a commercial business in industrial Hayward who had been served with a commercial unlawful detainer action. As part of the original transaction, the buyer had agreed to sublet the commercial real estate premises from the seller for a period before the purchase was completed. The buyer represented himself during the original purchase agreement, and retained us only a few months after taking possession, after he had been served with the commercial unlawful detainer action. This action resulted from the seller/sublandlord’s failure to pay the master landlord the rent received each month from our client. We were able to negotiate a settlement on behalf of our client. Continue reading →
We recently helped a horse boarding and stables operation in the San Francisco Bay Area to successfully obtain a conditional use permit from Alameda County to continue in business at their long-time existing location. Prior to our involvement, the process had been hung up for over two years without resolution. Continue reading →