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California Law on Smoke Detector Device Specifications Has Changed

California Law on Smoke Detector Device Specifications Has Changed BY HARRISON K. LONG  –  Professional Real Estate Sales Representative, Real estate broker, Orange County, CA. California law requires smoke detectors at homes and residential properties and that sellers are required … Continue reading

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New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries

New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries. Adjoining landowners, with properties contiguous or in contact with each another, must share equally the responsibility for maintaining boundaries and monuments between them. Adjoining landowners are … Continue reading

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Protecting Landlords From Liability in Personal Property Disposition after Tenants Vacate

ARE YOU DOING EVERYTHING YOU CAN TO PROTECT YOUR CLIENT FROM LIABILITY IN PERSONAL PROPERTY DISPOSITIONS AFTER A TENANT VACATES? by: Ronald K. Brown, Jr., Esq. Despite recent up ticks in the economic recovery in the housing and stock markets, … Continue reading

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Neighbor Property Owners Cannot Rely Upon Fences to Determine Legal Boundaries

Neighbor Property Owners Cannot Rely Upon Fences to Determine Legal Boundaries A California court of appeal has essentially held that a property owner cannot rely upon fences used by adjoining property owners for many years to determine property boundaries  (see Martin … Continue reading

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New CA Anti-Deficiency Law to Protect Homeowners Who Refinance Purchase Money Loans

Purchase money loans in CA are those used by home buyers to finance original buying of the home. Current CA anti-deficiency law protects a borrower from personal liability for the difference between the principal balance and what the lender receives at … Continue reading

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New California Laws Impacting People Living Where There are Homeowner Associations

About one in three people in California now live in communities where there are homeowner associations, and new California laws impact those people. CA Senate Bill 150 – new CA law for 2012 – Owner’s right to rent out units at homeowner … Continue reading

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