Adapting to Evolving Real Estate Laws: Guide for Brokers and Property Professionals in 2024

In this episode of Lunch and Learn, real estate attorney Bryan Zutel discusses the latest changes in real estate laws and regulations for 2024. He shares essential information to keep real estate professionals informed and compliant with the evolving legal landscape.

Key points covered in this episode:
1. Changes to ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) sales and potential impacts on property assessment and CC&Rs.
2. Evaluation of Section 8 tenants’ ability to pay without reliance on credit history, with exceptions and alternative evidence requirements.
3. Limitations on security deposits and considerations for pet policies under new laws effective July 1, 2024.
4. Restrictions on tenant termination under the Tenant Protection Act, particularly for owner move-ins and substantial remodel evictions, effective April 1, 2024.
5. Mandatory workplace violence prevention plans for businesses and ongoing litigation related to compensation disclosure and free buyer broker services.