Unprecedented times for landlords and property managers calls for extraordinary guidance.
The past 18 months or so have been the most complicated era in landlord-tenant law ever, with a deluge of new laws and rules to digest. It seems that lawmakers and regulators got together to protect the rights of tenants during the pandemic, but no concerted effort was made to made to look out for the interests of rental property owners. That's the domain of Bornstein Law, a boutique law firm specializing in representing owners in thorny landlord-tenant disputes and complex real estate litigation.
Meet the firm built for rental property owners
Daniel Bornstein, Esq.
Kathryn Quetel, Esq.
Daniel Cheung, Esq.
Liana Ayrapetyan, Esq
Dylan Tong, Esq.
Readying yourself for small claims court to recover rent debt accrued during the pandemic
Bornstein Law can assist in building your case in the eventuality of litigation when tenants fail to pay rent missed during COVID-19.
Topics that matter. Insights with impact.
View recent resources dedicated to educating the rental property industry.
Webinars that break down complex topics in an easily digestible fashion
Although we have traditionally taken the personal approach by giving talks in front of groups, we have become acclimated to the new normal of webinars and Zoom meetings.
Delving deeper into the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020
As you are most likely aware, Sacramento has passed sweeping new legislation in an attempt to strike a compromise between financially distressed tenants and landlords bereft of rental income.
We have prepared answers to several questions that are top of mind and stand ready to help you adjust to a new regulatory regime.
Timely articles and blogs to keep our community informed.
We raise the voice of rental housing providers
Although the political rhetoric nowadays falls squarely on the side of tenants, Bornstein Law offers a fresh perspective through the lens of underrepresented property owners. Numerous media outlets have called upon us to articulate your case.
The Bay Area's foremost practitioners in tenant buyout agreements
When there are no convenient legal reasons to evict and the goal of the property owner is to effectuate a vacancy, a tenant surrender of possession of agreement may not only make sense - it may be the only vehicle to use in rent-controlled jurisdictions. Traditionally, landlords can raise the rent to market rate and sell the rental property for more money when a voluntary vacancy is brokered.
Are you prepared for California statewide rent control?
Bornstein Law can help you understand a new set of rules and reconcile your local laws with rent caps and eviction controls that 2020 ushered in with the advent of AB-1482.
Events for savvy rental property owners and real estate professionals
Daniel is renowned for giving talks to numerous organizations and hosting events on the legal challenges facing rental housing providers and the professionals who serve them. Attend an upcoming event, or reach out for a private get together with your team.
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Please don't kick the can down the road.
From our hard-won experience, many rental property owners are conflict avoiders. Don't let the situation enlarge - contact us today for informed advice to power through your real estate challenges.
Offices in San Francico and the East Bay to best serve your needs.
507 Polk St., Suite 310
San Francisco, CA 94102
482 W MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94609