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NEW! Free Monthly Webinars for Members Only!

Starting in July, Patti Widget will host a completely free webinar for paying members of Widget’s Way. The monthly webinars will take place on the last Wednesday of each month! I am already a member, how do I register? If you are already have a paying membership to Widget’s Way, you can find all of… Continue Reading »

Where We Are Today – (AAGLA) Webinar Notes

AB 828 – This assembly bill by Chew seems unjust to us owners. Stating a judge can lower rents up to 25% and extend tenancy an additional 12 months during an eviction by a motion filed by a tenant affected by COVID-19. Write your congressmen and stop this insanity against your constitutional rights. They will… Continue Reading »

How AB 828 Could Affect Landlords

Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Assemblyman Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo County) and Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) proposed a legislative bill on April 8th, 2020 in light of COVID-19 that would put many small rental property owners in an even more severe situation by forcing all California landlords to cut their rents by 25% for… Continue Reading »

Reminder: Are you AB 1482 Ready?

Is your rental property under some sort of rent control ordinance? Have you made any rent increases since March 15th, 2019? Are you following AB 1482 guidelines?

New California Executive Order Halts Evictions

On March 16th, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsome issued an executive order that authorizes local governments to put evictions on pause because of the COVID-19 pandemic

Use Blue Ink!

Use blue ink when signing your documents. At a quick glance, it’s really easy to figure out which one is your original. Courts require that you bring original documents and this helps figuring out which one is the original.