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Alert – Be Cautious in Undertaking Property Management Responsibilities

Rentals are becoming a larger part of the residential real estate market. As a result, many agents are moving into managing property. Although it seems like a natural fit for residential real estate agents, it may be much more complicated then it initially appears. Agents interested in undertaking property management services are encouraged to educate […]

Jury Finds Against Property Manager for Negligently Maintaining a Ceiling

Plaintiff, an 87 year old woman, was injured after a large portion of a ceiling fan fell on her.  She sued her property manager claiming that the ceiling was negligently maintained causing the ceiling to weaken and collapse.  She suffered significant lacerations to her right leg and fractured her big toe.  The defense claimed that […]

Court Allows an Agent to Hold an Open House of a Rented Condominium on Sundays

In Dromy v. Lukovsky, a California appellate court recently affirmed an order by a trial court allowing an agent to hold a leased condominium open Sunday afternoons.  However, there could be no more than two open homes each month during limited afternoon hours. There had to be advance notice given to the tenant, and the […]