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Doing Owner Move-In Evictions

I own one unit in a two-unit building. I relocated a few years ago, but now my job is transferring me back to San Francisco. My unit is occupied by an elderly married couple, both 61

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Should I rent out rooms in my home?

To maximize income, should we rent individual rooms in a single-family home that we own and where we don’t reside?  What about renting individual rooms in a multi-bedroom apartment? Both are bad ideas and

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Buyout Blues 2017

Can a landlord negotiate a buy-out agreement with a tenant at the start of a tenancy? This author believes that the answer is definitively “no.”  In March of 2015, a “buyout” provision was added

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Screening Subtenants

Can I screen new subtenants if I have no intention of adding them to the lease? The answer is “yes,” you can.  However, this author emphatically advises that you do not screen new subtenants.

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Landlord/Master Tenant Relations

What are my rights as a landlord to request information from a master tenant about who else is occupying the unit? You may request anything you want. Compelling a response is a different story.