When May a Landlord Legally Enter an Occupied Rental Property?

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When is advance notice required? According to Marcia Stewart and NOLO Law for All, landlords may enter a rented premises only in the following circumstances: To make needed repairs, to show property to prospective tenants or purchasers and to determine whether repairs are necessary. Typically, a landlord may not enter just to check up on […]

Normal Wear & Tear Vs. Damage

Landlords in every state may collect a security deposit from new tenants, but all states require that every security deposit is refundable at the end of the tenancy, if the property is in the condition it was at move-in, minus “normal wear and tear”. Put another way, you may only apply the security deposit for “damage” […]