This notice must be used in conjunction with a rental or rental application. This is consistent with California law that (i) consumers must be informed when a creditor receives, as a lessor, certain consumer investigation reports, and (ii) consumers are informed of the right to verify these reports. In 2017, California state law passed and Governor Brown signed a new law requiring all homeowners to provide tenants with a notice of disclosure about bed bugs. The form has been amended by adding a new section (paragraph 7) which specifies that a tenant must report any bed bugs to the owner or manager. If the tenant does not report the existence of bed bugs, then the tenant agrees to release the landlord and his agents from all claims on the basis of the bugs, to compensate them and to keep them unscathed by other means. [Back to the top] The Parts Compensation Agreement (SP) has been amended to allow a broker to link a lessor to the contract. In paragraph 1 of the form, the language was added to include the “owner” as a “principle.” [Back to the top] At House Match, we do not use the CAR (California Association of Realtors) Lease we have our own rental contract. Our lease is 22 pages long, so our lease is a little more comprehensive, since we have been doing this for a long time and we have very specific things that we want to discuss in our leasing. So I`ll talk about some of the things I would suggest if you created your own lease, make sure those items are in. The CAR leasing contract will have all the basic things you need, but some specific things don`t. In a situation where there are many counter-offers, what the parties agree on can become confusing. The seller-multiple counter offer form (SMCO) has been amended where the seller must now sign the contract a second time in paragraph 8 and return it to the buyer for binding. On the first counter-offer, the contract becomes mandatory as soon as the buyer sends it back to the seller.
However, after multi-step offers, this additional step is now needed to reach an effective agreement. If the buyer signs in paragraph 7, subject to the attached counter-offer, and the seller agrees, the seller must re-sign the counter-offer to have an effective agreement. [Back to the top] Make sure your rental price is very clear, if you have an additional fee, then you must have those in the rental agreement and make sure that the tenants know about them before the lease starts. I give the rent and we have it very clearly in our lease, so when they sign their lease, they know it. It`s $2,000 for the first month, and the prorated rent is $400. Be clear, there is no confusion when next month arrives. We always have a whole month to pay the first month and the second month of rental is always pro-rental. How will they install their satellites? What are your rules? You want to make sure they don`t just put nails in the side of your stucco and ruin part of your home. Make sure you are aware of everything, such as alarm security systems, car parks, customer policies. What is the guest`s policy? can you have a guest who lives there for a year? What are your policies on criminal activity and smoking? We do not allow substances to be smoked in housing.
We have a section for pets and auxiliary animals. We have a very clear understanding of our pet policy.