fbpx

Top Ten Legal Mistakes Landlords Need to Avoid

Being a successful landlord requires lots of practical know-how, business sense and familiarity with the rental market. Federal and state laws closely regulate nearly every aspect of a rental business. Not knowing the rules can land you in lots of legal hot water.  According to Janet Portman, an attorney for NOLO:Law For All, there are […]

When a tenant suddenly moves out without any notice the question arises, what to do with the stuff left behind?

When a tenant suddenly moves out without any notice the question arises, what to do with the stuff left behind?  According to Tenant Resource Center both the tenant and the property manager have rights and rules that need to be followed. A tenants’ property means all of the tenants’ possessions, including: Things stored in a […]

Till Death Do Us Part

Most landlords probably take for granted their tenants will remain in the home for as long as they both agree to do so, but what happens when a tenant dies with no other tenants on the lease? The death of a tenant is the one thing neither the tenant nor the landlord has any control over […]

[VIDEO] Top 10 Fair Housing Mistakes

It’s Hip to be Fair Because April is Fair Housing Month, it is the perfect time to review the top 10 Fair Housing mistakes, which are commonly made by landlords and property management personnel. Discrimination means treating someone differently because of their membership in a protected class. There are seven protected classes defined by the […]