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COVID-19 Guidance and Advice

Can my landlord make me move during coronavirus? Guide for tenants and landlords
This guide for tenants and landlords in California gives another update on the eviction process for California during COVID-19 and explains when a landlord can ask a tenant to move. Newsom’s executive order related to California eviction laws and Orange County evictions has been extended and there’s also the California Judicial Council’s moratorium on the California eviction process. Are these still in place? Can you file an unlawful detainer in Orange County? We give answers to the current status of Califo
Can't Pay Rent for August Due to Coronavirus? Guide for Tenants and Landlords
What if tenants won't be able to pay some or all of the rent due to coronavirus in August 2020? What can a landlord do for renters who can’t pay due to a job loss or income reduction from the COVID-19 pandemic? What can a renter do if they can’t pay rent due to coronavirus? Is there an eviction moratorium in California? Can there be an eviction in California during the coronavirus pandemic? Here is a guide for tenants and landlords on how to handle a rent delay for the month of August, when the tenant says
Rent Deferral Form for Tenants and Landlords During Coronavirus
What if tenants won't be able to pay some or all of the rent in due job loss or income reduction from the COVID-19 pandemic? What can a landlord do for renters who can’t pay rent due to coronavirus and the tenant is going to delay rental payments? What can a renter do if they can’t pay rent to coronavirus? Here is a guide to the rent deferral form to use for tenants and landlords for a rent delay and rent repayment plan.
What is the PEAD real estate form used for?
What the heck is a PEAD real estate form and when do you need it? We cover what the PEAD form is and how it’s used with California real estate, including all the OC real estate that we sell. During coronavirus, there are strict guidelines to follow for showing California and Orange County real estate and we’ll show you how to fill out the PEAD form. Sign up for our weekly email newsletter here: https://www.wireassociates.com/newsletter/
Updates to California Evictions during the Pandemic - June 2020
It's time for another update on the eviction process for California during COVID-19. Newsom’s executive orders related to California evictions and, ultimately, Orange County evictions were set to expire on 5/31/2020. There’s also the California Judicial Council’s moratorium on the eviction process for California. Are these still in place? Can you file an unlawful detainer in Orange County? We give answers to the current status of California evictions. Research local eviction regulations: https://www.no
Dramatic upcoming legislation for California landlords and tenants
All California landlords and tenants need to know about this upcoming legislation, including Assembly Bill 3260 (AB 3260) related to nonpayment of rent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you have tenants who can’t pay rent due to the pandemic? This bill will prevent evictions of tenants who can’t pay due to coronavurus and will also limit being able to go after the residents for nonpayment of rent. Additionally we touch on the important, upcoming deadlines for Assembly Bill 1482 (AB 1482). If California lan
Can't Pay Rent Due to Coronavirus? Guide for Tenants and Landlords - July 2020
What if tenants won't be able to pay some or all of the rent in July due job loss or income reduction from the COVID-19 pandemic? What can a landlord do for renters who can’t pay rent due to coronavirus? What can a renter do if they can’t pay rent to coronavirus? Is there an eviction moratorium in California? Can there be an eviction in California during the coronavirus pandemic? Here is a guide for tenants and landlords on how to handle a rent delay for the month of July, when the tenant says, “I can’t pay
Financial Help for Landlords and Tenants - Apply for this!
Landlords, looking for grants for rental property owners? Renters, looking for rent relief for tenants? Most landlords and tenants don’t realize that they can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan from the SBA and receive free money for landlords and free money for tenants. It’s PPP for real estate. We've talked to many people who don’t realize that a landlord can apply for the PPP loan and many tenants who don’t know that being a freelancer or gig worker may allow free money for renters that
Money for Small Businesses Today during COVID-19 !! (May 2020)
Here are 5 quick tips for quick money for small businesses in California during COVID-19. As a small business owner, we understand what it's like to need money now to keep a business going during these tough times. Be sure to tune in all the way through #5. How are things for you out there? What's working and what isn't?? Let us know in the comments. Here's a link to our co-marketing partners that we discuss in the video: https://ipa1031group.com/ Paycheck Protection Program https://www.bluevine.com/ h
U.S. Government’s New Coronavirus Resource Website for Mortgage and Housing Assistance - May 2020
This brand new resource page with advice on mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency is a collaboration between the CFPB, HUD and FHFA. With valuable information for owners and tenants, it discusses the forbearance process for federally backed mortgages (which also means that foreclosures and evictions are halted). Thanks to this resource page, we debunk the common misinformation about forbearances for buildings with 5 or more units and you need to see the two cool tools tha
Touring real estate during COVID-19? Use this form...
Are you touring real estate in California? All people going to see or showing real estate need to use this important form during COVID-19, which we have adopted using. This form applies to agents, landlords, buyers, sellers, tenants and prospective renters. Of course, there haven't been any lawsuits due to real estate showings and COVID-19, but you don't want to be the first...
10 Tips to Leasing during COVID 19!
Landlords, here are 10 Tips for leasing during COVID-19 season! If you have a current vacancy or one coming soon for your home, condo or apartment, here's what you need to know to get it leased during these crazy days! It's very different from ever before...
Big Eviction Update for California Tenants and Landlords
All California landlords and tenants need to know more about this big eviction update...watch now to see how the eviction process is changing for the foreseeable future. Here's a link to all 11 emergency temporary rules put into place by the California Judicial Council, we specifically discuss rules #1 and #2: https://jcc.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=...
Statewide ban on evictions.. What you need to know now!!!!
Yes, now there is a statewide ban on evictions in California! How quickly things are changing....this newest executive order now puts a statewide ban on evictions for nonpayment of rent related to COVID-19. Here is what landlords and tenants need to know!
Can't pay mortgage due to Covid 19? Here is some helpful info!
Can't pay your mortgage this month (or the month's ahead)? Here's what you need to know to get a forbearance on your loan...
Can you do Rental Property Repairs now?
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California's Executive order...What it means to you!!!
There's a lot of confusion about Governor Newsom's Executive Order related to Evictions and COVID-19...Did California ban evictions?? We're here to explain what it actually means.
Coronavirus Real Estate Market Survival Guide - Buyer's Edition
Obviously, there are plenty of distractions and uncertainties related to coronavirus, but it's perfect timing to apply Warren Buffet's sage advice on "being greedy" when it comes to buying real estate. Here is a quick survival guide for buying real estate in the times of "social distancing." ???????????????????????????????????????????????????
Touring Homes during COVID-19
Here is what buyers and sellers need to know about touring homes today during COVID-19. Even as things are starting to open up, there are strict guidelines in Southern California that must be followed in order for buyers to tour real estate that is for sale. We finished up with a buyer tour for one of our luxury listings in Corona del Mar and are here to share exactly what buyers and sellers need to know.
Can't Pay Rent for June 2020 Due to Pandemic? - Guide for Tenants and Landlords
Can't Pay Rent for June 2020 Due to Pandemic? - Guide for Tenants and Landlords There are still plenty of people who won't be able to pay some or all of the rent in June due job loss or income reduction because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Is there an eviction moratorium in California? Can there be an eviction in California during the pandemic? Here is a guide for tenants and landlords on how to handle a rent shortage for the month of June, when the tenant says, “I can’t pay rent.” Request rent forbearance
Are House Prices Going Down in Orange County, CA?
Everyone’s asking right now, “Are house prices going down? Are house prices falling because of the pandemic?” We have the answers in this Orange County housing news update! We regularly run the Orange County, California housing market numbers and in this video we present the April 2020 data for OC median house price, price per square foot and ratio of original list price to sold price. Tune in through the very end for a hint for where the California housing market is headed in May 2020. P.S. Subscribers t
UPDATED: Dramatic upcoming legislation for landlords and tenants in California!
All California landlords and tenants need to know about this upcoming legislation, including Assembly Bill 1436 (AB 1436) and SB 1410 related to nonpayment of rent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Can’t pay rent due to coronavirus? These bills will prevent evictions of tenants who can’t pay due to coronavirus and will also limit being able to go after the residents for nonpayment of rent. We even include a sample COVID-19 Eviction Relief Agreement that SB 1410 allows tenants and landlords to sign. On the Nov
Time to Evict in California? New Eviction Law AB 3088 Explained for California Tenants and California Landlords
Things just changed for California evictions with the COVID-19 Tenant Protection Act of 2020 - AB 3088! This updated guide for California tenants and California landlords offers the COVID-19 Tenant Protection Act of 2020 - AB 3088 explained! Here are the California eviction updates that we cover and, yes, the California eviction process has changed dramatically... 00:00 WIRE Associates Intro 00:52 AB 3088 Intro & Eviction Update 04:36 Declaration of COVID-19-related Financial Distress 06:51 High Income
Can't Pay Rent for October Due to COVID-19? Guide for Tenants and Landlords
Things have changed for California landlords and California tenants in the crazy housing market 2020! What if California tenants can’t pay rent due to coronavirus in October 2020? What can a California landlord do for renters who can’t pay due to a job loss or income reduction from the COVID-19 pandemic? What can a renter do if they can’t pay rent due to coronavirus? Is the eviction moratorium over in California? Can there be an eviction in California during the coronavirus pandemic? We answer these questio

Here are 5 quick tips for quick money for small businesses in California during COVID-19. As a small business owner, we understand what it's like to need money now to keep a business going during these tough times. Be sure to tune in all the way through #5. How are things for you out there? What's working and what isn't?? 

Landlords, here are 10 Tips for leasing during COVID-19 season! If you have a current vacancy or one coming soon for your home, condo or apartment, here's what you need to know to get it leased during these crazy days! It's very different from ever before...

Here is what buyers and sellers need to know about touring homes today during COVID-19. Even as things are starting to open up, there are strict guidelines in Southern California that must be followed in order for buyers to tour real estate that is for sale. We finished up with a buyer tour for one of our luxury listings in Corona del Mar and are here to share exactly what buyers and sellers need to know.