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Is The Security Deposit Obsolete?

July 2, 2020

Security deposits have long been a norm in the rental world. Tenants are expected to put down as much as an entire month’s rent as insurance against potential damages. Then, when they move out, properties are assessed and the security deposit, or a portion thereof, is supposed to be returned based on the condition of… [Read More]

How to Deal With Home Ownership in a Divorce

March 19, 2020

Nobody enters into a marriage thinking about the possibility of divorce. However, research shows that a hefty percentage of couples will eventually end up splitting ways. If you find yourself in this situation, separation of assets can be one of the more difficult issues to work through. In particular, you’re probably wondering what happens to… [Read More]

Can a Landlord Break a Lease Agreement Early?

February 13, 2020

If you’re a landlord, you probably have a lease agreement or rental agreement for your tenants, outlining the rules and restrictions for the property, setting rent prices, and outlining a period of time during which the agreement is active. If a tenant breaks the lease agreement early by moving prematurely, they may face a penalty… [Read More]

landlord legal questions

Legal Mistakes That Put Landlords in Hot Water

December 25, 2014

Being a landlord is a profitable choice of professional. However, it can be legally complicated. There are many laws in place across the state and the country regulating landlord practices, and rightly so – tenants must be protected from bad landlord practices. As a landlord, it’s important to know these rules and follow them to… [Read More]