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    Is Travel Time Compensable?

    A routine question that comes up is the scope by which you as the employer are required to pay the travel time of your employees. When is it compensable and when is not? Today, employment attorney, Elizabeth Helms, tackles that question for you. As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, […]
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    Update on ADU Legislation

    Today we look at the legislative updates related to granny flats. It is no secret that California is in the midst of a housing shortage crisis. The only way that shortage will be dealt with is encouraging construction through legislative reform. One of those reforms that needs to be addressed is related to the construction […]

    Preparing for Tax Time 2019

    Much of the tax landscape changed with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Some of these changes were beneficial and others — the impacts remain to be seen. Today we examine some of the things real estate agents should be considering when preparing to file taxes. As always, if you have any questions […]

    New Real Estate Laws for 2019 — Part 2

    Today, we continue our look at new legislation going in effect this year. Every year the legislature adopts new laws and it is important to understand the new laws and their relationship to your real estate business. As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, estate planning, or any other legal […]

    Corrected — New Laws for Real Estate in 2019 — Part 1

    Today, we look at new legislation going in effect this year. Every year the legislature adopts new laws and it is important to understand the new laws and their relationship to your real estate business. ** This article is a corrected version from an article of the same date. We do apologize for any confusion. […]

    State Adopts Cannabis Safe Harbor Rule in AB 2164

    Today, we look at recent legislation related to cannabis, safe harbor and the landlord/tenant relationship. Many municipalities were adopting strict liability ordinances related to cannabis and these ordinance were targeting landlords out of possession. The State took measures to assist landlords in the management of their properties. As always, if you have any questions about […]

    Stories from the Trenches — Liens on Real Property

    Today, attorney, Alex Munn, kicks off our series titled “Stories from the Trenches” a look at real problems we have seen over the years practicing law and the solutions employed. Over the years we have seen things from the mundane to the bizarre. These are some of those stories and how the issues were resolved. […]