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  • Rental house owners can profit from a professional manager

    It's one thing to manage a rental house when it's nearby. But it's another process entirely when the rental is in a distant vacation retreat. Unfortunately, many second-home buyers find that out the hard way. According to a survey by HomeAway, an online...
  • Southland office market grows a bit stronger

    Southland office market grows a bit stronger
    Despite a mixed performance in 2013, the Southern California office market improved slightly overall as the year finished with small increases in occupancy and rents. The ever-popular Westside continued to lead the way as active leasing helped landlords...
  • Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know

    Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know
    New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
  • Do certificates prove tenants' pets are emotional support animals?

    Question: I am a partner in a small property management company. I know that disability and reasonable accommodation issues need to be handled carefully, so I try to keep up with the latest rules. However, I have recently received "certificates" from...
  • Can tenant's religious beliefs limit options for inspecting her unit?

    Question: We have been experiencing an outbreak of bedbugs in one of our rental communities. Our exterminator inspected the entire property and then told us he would need to use a specially trained dog to sniff out the bedbugs in the individual units....
  • Picking the Best Way to Hold Title to Your Home

    One of the last things most home buyers think about is how to take title to their new house. It's best to consult a real estate attorney before deciding but, unfortunately, most homeowners don't do that. To help with the decision, here are the pros...
  • Costa Mesa approves 40-foot LED signs off the 405 Freeway

    Costa Mesa approves 40-foot LED signs off the 405 Freeway
    This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details. Costa Mesa will allow a major shopping center to build a pair of giant LED signs on 40-foot pylons that would be visible from the 405 Freeway, despite fears from some it could lead to other...
  • Demand grows for ultra-luxurious apartments in Los Angeles

    Demand grows for ultra-luxurious apartments in Los Angeles
    Owners of an upscale apartment complex across the street from the popular Grove shopping center in Los Angeles are spending a fortune to make some of their best units even more luxurious — and more expensive to rent. In a handful of pricey...
  • Letters: Readers share impressions of Myanmar

    We enjoyed the article on Myanmar ("End of an Era?" by Amanda Jones, Dec. 15), and we were glad to see that the traveling was slightly off the beaten path. We recently spent two weeks there and recommend seeing this newly opened culture. I beg to differ...
  • On the Spot: Car rentals and the honor system

    On the Spot: Car rentals and the honor system
    Question: In looking recently at Enterprise's car rental rates in the Los Angeles area, I notice that it stipulates that the car must remain in California, Arizona and Nevada. I chose another agency that did not have such a restriction. Do they have a...
  • 'Cost-burdened' renters reach all-time high, study says

    'Cost-burdened' renters reach all-time high, study says
    The number of American renters paying unaffordable amounts for housing reached an all-time high last year, as tenants grappled with rising rents and meager income growth, a new report says. About 21.1 million households paid more than 30% of their...