Managing Sharing a Fridge with a Roommate

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Common conflicts in a home with roomies is generally regarding shared space, and especially the kitchen. What we’ve learned from assisting in minor conflict resolution between tenants and hearing the stories of many of our independent owners is that there should always be ground rules agreed upon, even before the boxes are unpacked. 1. Break out the Markers While it’s … Read More

Getting Ready to Move into a Rental

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Make your move into a rental easy and stress-free! Congratulations! You just got word that you landed your brand new rental unit. We know all you can think about is getting settled into your new place, hosting elaborate dinner parties, and snuggling up on your couch for a movie night, but before you start packing here are a few tips … Read More

The Rental And The HOA…An Ever Changing Story

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So much of the Santa Clarita Valley is subject to the rules and regulations of a Home Owners Association (HOA) which in more legal parlance is a Common Interest Development (CID).  Sometimes there are even sub-associations within the master association. Where Do Association’s Get Their Power? The short answer is the Davis-Stirling Act.  Now here is the long answer.  CIDs … Read More