Archive | New Laws

Law, Legislation, Document.

Alert To All Debt Collectors

SB 908 SB 908 was passed in late 2020 and the major aspect is that all Debt Collectors must be licensed through the State Department of Finance, Protection and Innovation by January 1, 2022.  Maybe it is time to start the process. It would be a shame if some debt collectors would not be able […]

Continue Reading 0
Model house and money coins balancing on a seesaw

Single Family Landlords

Tenant Protection Act of 2019 AB 1482 is in full effect. Most all individually owned single family rentals are exempt. But you must notify your tenants of your exemption. Rent Cap and Just Cause Addendum 12/19 I’m using CAR form RCJC, 12/19, a three pager. Good luck.

Continue Reading 0


New changes were passed by the State Senate and Assembly in 2018. The foreclosure volume has almost disappeared, but it is never too late to study foreclosure regulations to “protect your clients.” For more information, I recommend this article from They are known for protecting tenants and as a Property Manage (CPM) for decades […]

Continue Reading 0
15372593 - clock faces, calendars and diary


Last URLA Post The last post was written early morning on the 12th of June. The following link discloses that the effective dates were changed and now no one knows when they will start. The lender and servicing lobby strikes again. Will pass along the information when we find it. Theresa Ballard, Compliance Icon from […]

Continue Reading 0
268991 - declaration of independence

Harassment Laws Started January 1, 2019

New Bill SB1343 Expands the number and type of employees who must have sexual harassment education. Currently, employers with 50 or more employees must give the training. By January 1, 2020 California employers with at least five employees must provide sexual harassment prevention training and education to all supervisory employees (at least 2 hours) and […]

Continue Reading 0
empty glasses set in restaurant. part of interior

Dining And Wining

There Have Been Many Discussions About entertainment and meals deductions under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The answer is different for each. A reference that you might check is IRS Notice 2018-76.  Put that in your browser and you have your answers. My understanding is that deductions for entertainment, amusement, or recreation are kaput, […]

Continue Reading 0

New Agency Disclosure Bills

The State Of California In Their Fashion Has Passed Two New Bills AB 1289 and AB2884. They were sponsored by CAR. On both bills the final votes in the Assembly was 80-0 and in the Senate 39-0. Not too much controversy. CAR calls them “clean-up legislation” and they changed large segments of the Civil Code […]

Continue Reading 0
a young caucasian man wearing a gray suit shows a document with the text eviction notice

When Is A 3 Day Notice Not Three Days?

Under Current Law A tenant has three days to respond to an Eviction Notice and five days to respond to an Eviction Lawsuit. New law (AB 2343) just signed last month states that weekends and court holidays will be excluded when figuring deadlines. This gives tenants more time in certain filings and according to David […]

Continue Reading 0

More Information & Classes -