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Tellus Rundown: September 2019

September 2019: Get a quick and easy overview of the best posts of the month.

Kate Mallison
Kate Mallison

At Tellus, our goal is to write helpful content for anyone interested in real estate. Here’s what was on the table this past month.

California Passes Statewide Rent Control

This new law passed on September 11, 2019 affects eviction laws and how much landlords can increase the rent. Here's what you need to know.

New Rental Laws for New York

This past summer, New York changed landlord-tenant law regarding security deposits, application fees, screening requirements, late fees, grace periods, and notice for non-renewal or for raising the rent.

Why Every Buyer Needs a Home Inspection

When buying a house, a home inspection isn't just a formality; it can save you money and prevent you from making an expensive mistake.

What Should a Landlord Look for in a Rental Property Inspection?

If you're managing a rental property, conducting regular inspections will help prevent small problems from becoming major issues.

Is a Landlord Responsible for Mold?

What happens if you find mold in your apartment? Here are some preventative measures to protect both a landlord’s investment and the tenant’s well-being

Is a Landlord Responsible for Asbestos?

Buildings constructed before 1981 are presumed to contain asbestos. What are the responsibilities of a landlord and the protective measures they should take if asbestos is present?

5 Reasons Why Renters Insurance Is a Good Idea

Renters insurance does much more than just protect your personal property. Read more about the benefits and why buying renters insurance is a smart idea.

Can My Landlord Make Me Buy Renters Insurance?

In most cases, a landlord can require renter's insurance as a condition of renting the property. However, this may not work in every state.

Renters: 7 Steps to Help You Get Back Your Security Deposit

Every renter wants their deposit back. Here are some common sense steps that will increase your chances.

Final Word

Thank you for reading the best of September! Tune in next month for more articles. And if you ever have ideas or suggestions about what to cover, you can always email us at blog@tellusapp.com