Tenant indemnification

What is a tenant indemnification clause?  Is a tenant indemnification clause helpful to the commercial landlord?  California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “Should I have my tenant indemnify me?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors…

Evictions, Revisited

This is our latest installment regarding evictions.  In this video about evictions, California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “Is there an expedited legal procedure for evictions?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors Commercial Attorney…

Real Estate Contracts

Real estate contracts come in many varieties.  The California Association of Realtors provides a standard package of real estate contracts.   AIR also provides a standard package of real estate contracts.   Attorneys of course have their own favorite custom real estate…

Evictions

Evictions can be drama-filled, but they don’t have to be.  Most often an eviction is simply the outcome when the tenant cannot afford to pay the rent.  However, in some cases, the Landlord is being over-aggressive in an effort to…

Environmental issues in real estate transactions

Environmental issues in real estate transactions are critical, and can be a source of significant financial liability. California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “How important are environmental issues when purchasing a commercial property?” at the…

Buying a commercial property

California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “When buying a commercial property, who should be on my team?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors Commercial Attorney Panel on June 2, 2015. Transcript When you go…

Landlord access

California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “When can a residential Landlord access a Tenant occupied unit?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors event, “Commercial Attorney Panel-Hot Legal Issues for Commercial Real Estate” on March…

Commercial rent increases

Commercial rent increases are evaluated differently than residential rent increases in some ways.  While both are creatures of contract, there are fewer laws governing the terms of commercial rents. California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question,…

Tenant estoppel certificates

California Attorney and Real Estate Broker Chris Adishian answers the question, “Should I require copies of leases or tenant estoppel certificates when buying a commercial building?” at the South Bay Association of Realtors’ event, “Commercial Attorney Panel-Hot Legal Issues for…