Landlords

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

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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Get off to a good start with a tenant welcome letter

A welcome letter goes a long way toward getting off on the right food with a new tenant. Follow these suggestions for creating a memorable letter…

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The importance of rent receipts for landlords and tenants

Although not required in all states, rent receipts are useful for both landlords and tenants. Learn what information to include in this important…

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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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How to evict a tenant

Evicting a tenant is something you may need to do as a landlord. Learn what steps to follow and how best to protect your interests in this situation.

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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.

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Month to Month Rental Agreement or Long Term Lease: Which Is Best for Landlords?

Whether you offer your rental property on a month-to-month basis or long-term affects price, legal rights, and more.

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How to Protect Yourself from Bad Tenants

Once a tenant has taken up residence in your rental unit, it can be costly and time-consuming to have him or her removed, so you should aim to head…

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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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22 Tips for First-Time Landlords

There are numerous requirements and laws that all landlords should be familiar with. Here are the basics.

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