Attached is a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons prepared by the California Energy Commission. I’ve highlighted sections in this document that make it clear that no tenant consents are needed by the utilities before they can upload building utility use information. See pages 15-18, 20 and 27.
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Posting a Calendar Event
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Log in at the middle right side of page “Log in to Post or Register Here” Click on “Log in” if you have previously registered. If you forget your password it will allow you to enter your email and the system will send you a new password. (Once you log in you can change the password to whatever you want to use).
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California Courts in Crisis: What Every Landlord and Foreclosing Party Needs to Know.
Tenants’ Court Program for UD Defendants
1031 exchanges out of California still being obligated to pay California for any capital gains.
Beware of The California Claw-Back At first glance
Your replacement property must be identified, purchased and CLOSED before you file your taxes. Continue reading
Section 313 of the California Corporations Code provides:
Subject to the provisions of subdivision (a) of Section 208, any note, mortgage, evidence of indebtedness, contract, share certificate, initial transaction statement or written statement, conveyance, or other instrument in writing, and any assignment or endorsement thereof, Continue reading
This white paper from Jones Lang LaSalle surveys what you (and your clients) need to know. The changes are significant.
Lew Elliott 714.639.3212 DRE01900120 lew.m.elliott @gmail.com
Latest calendar of Real Estate Events in the Greater O.C. area R.E. Events
Frequently it occurs that we issue a preliminary title report showing an abstract of judgment against the
seller as a lien on the property. We are informed that the seller declared bankruptcy, the debt was listed,
a discharge of debtor was issued, and the case was closed. Why are we showing this judgment as a lien on the property? Continue reading
All owners and property managers for commercial buildings over 5,000 sf must pay attention to this excellent synopsis of the new laws. Continue reading
Where do you advertise your properties? Continue reading
Here is a three-page agreement you may use for your buyer brokerage. As discussed at the last Land and Investment Property Group meeting. Continue reading
Should you capitalize or expense amounts paid to
acquire, produce, or improve Tangible Property?
If you plan to acquire, produce, or improve tangible property,
you need to be aware of a recent major overhaul of the
IRS regulations regarding which costs can be expensed
and which must be capitalized.
Michael Rowan 714.308.7808
The Elusive Definitions of NOI and OAR from John M. Francis, MAI
You may think you know about Net Operating Income and Overall Capitalization Rates but I can pretty much guarantee you will learn something useful reading this.
NOI and OAR
If you have any forms or reference sheets you use to evaluate a property or checklists send them in via email and I will get them posted for you. Actually any useful forms for commercial real estate. since these are online they should be available anywhere you are working.
Watch your money go down the drain. U.S. Debt
May only be an approximation but will hold your attention.
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