The Smart Apartment Advisor Show for Wed. Aug 17th

#MissionDistrictFires and Tenant and Property Owner #Insurance buying blunders

On today's show, J.J. references the recent CurbedSF report regarding the rash of fires in the Mission District and the aftermath affecting tenants and their displacement. This led to a discussion focused upon Insurance coverage and mistakes made by both Landlords and Tenants in purchasing the right coverage for their needs. Learn what types of insurance is available for both tenants and landlords and which is preferred depending on your needs. 

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The Smart Apartment Advisor Show for Wed. Aug 3rd

#FairHousing: How can tenants be sure they’re getting a fair deal in their housing search? How can landlords avoid getting into trouble.

Special Shout Out to KGO 810’s Brian Copeland! I’m excited to announce that on Wednesday Sept, 7th I’ll be on Brian’s Show on KGO Radio AM 810 at 3pm. 

In this episode we'll cover everything Tenants and Landlords need to know about Fair Housing. For Tenants I'll show you how to get a fair shake when hinting for apartments and for landlords I'll show you how to make sure you're not breaking the law.

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The Smart Apartment Advisor Show for Wed. July 20th

#SFRental Laws: The First Accessory Dwelling Units and the second, Fire Hazard Alarm Ordinance. I'll give you my take on what works and doesn't work with each of the controversial new laws.
Do they solve the problems for which they are designed? Finally, I answer a question about who is responsible for a specific tenant's maintenance repair bill as well as how to work with landlords on repair fees. Join me live on Facebook every Wednesday at 3pm PST at

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The Smart Apartment Advisor Show for Wed. July 13th

Hey everyone! Reading material for my 3PM Smart Apartment Advisor Live Post:…/san-francisco-evictions-data-a…/

We'll be discussing analysis of eviction data and the difference between "just cause evictions" and "low-fault/no-fault evictions!"

One more bit of reading material for today's 3PM Smart Apartment Advisor Live Post:…/SF-tenant-rent-increase-Christopher…

We'll be discussing how this happens and the rules for tenants and roommates in San Francisco's complex Rent Stabilization Ordinance. 

Join me and bring your questions to add to the conversation!

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2016 San Francisco Mid Year Apartment Market Report by RMCsf

Real Management Company 2016 San Francisco Rental Market Mid-Year Briefing

Will there be a course correction in 2016/2017?

Owners who benefited from the strong 2014/15 market might forget how over-the-top it was in terms of rents so they might read more into a declining market than is necessary and possibly overcorrect. I’m offering this informal briefing resulting from the combined observations of our own customer data set as well as from local industry and news reporting. Halfway through 2016 we are seeing a slightly negative trend in the San Francisco rental market. Our clients’ rental units are...

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