Landlords

Find helpful resources for both renters and landlords with guides to lease agreements, eviction notices, and more.

Renter's Rights: Understanding Constructive Eviction

Is your landlord trying to force you out by making the property difficult or impossible to use? If so, you need to know your rights when it comes to…

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18 Terms to Include in a Simple Lease Agreement

Are you a landlord who just wants a one-page lease or who wants to write your own lease? You can prepare one by following the tips listed here.

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Common Pitfalls to Avoid when Writing a Residential Lease

As the old saying goes, "don't wait to buy real estate, buy real estate and wait." After years of economic ups and downs, people are looking for a…

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Serving Your Tenant a Notice to Pay Rent or Quit

As a landlord, you'll sometimes have tenants who breach their lease by failing to pay rent. Find out your first steps in starting an eviction…

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How Does an Easement Affect You and Your Property?

Encumbrances on your property may prevent you from using your land the way you want.

How to Evict a Tenant From a Rental Property

Has that perfect tenant turned out to be less awesome than you'd hoped? The eviction process may seem daunting, but it can be done.

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Real Estate Series Part II: What Is a Landlord Responsible For?

A successful relationship with your tenant starts with understanding your responsibilities as a landlord.

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How to Write a Security Deposit Return Letter to Your Tenant

Landlords must return full or partial security deposits to their tenants, with a check and a letter explaining why the entire deposit isn't being…

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Understanding the Eviction Process and the Unlawful Detainer

Unlawful detainers are eviction proceedings against tenants who have failed to pay rent or have violated their lease. How to bring or defend an…

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Protect Yourself and Your Property with a Rental Application

The rental application form is an important tool for all landlords. If you own rental property and are in the process of finding a reliable tenant,…

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