Legal Issues

How To Prove A Tenant Is Smoking Inside

How To Prove A Tenant Is Smoking Inside

No matter which state you live in, most landlords require tenants to smoke outdoors, often a certain amount of feet from the building door. Smoking inside the unit is virtually never allowed. You probably have it in your lease agreement that...

How To Prove A Tenant Is Smoking Inside

How To Prove A Tenant Is Smoking Inside

No matter which state you live in, most landlords require tenants to smoke outdoors, often a certain amount of feet from the building door. Smoking inside the unit is virtually never allowed. You probably have it in your lease agreement that smoking is prohibited... Read More
What To Do When A Residential Tenant Files For Bankruptcy

What To Do When A Residential Tenant Files For Bankruptcy

For many landlords, one of the scariest things that they can imagine is a tenant that doesn’t pay rent and eventually needs to be evicted. The time, money, and effort that goes into dealing with non-paying tenants and the entire eviction process is...

What To Do When A Residential Tenant Files For Bankruptcy

What To Do When A Residential Tenant Files For Bankruptcy

For many landlords, one of the scariest things that they can imagine is a tenant that doesn’t pay rent and eventually needs to be evicted. The time, money, and effort that goes into dealing with non-paying tenants and the entire eviction process is extreme, so... Read More
5 Valid Reasons To Deny Rental Applications (How To Decline)

5 Valid Reasons To Deny Rental Applications (How To Decline)

Renting property to tenants can be very risky. While it’s great to assume the best of all people, there are going to be situations where tenants cause problems, ruin your property, or even sue you for damages. The rental industry isn’t...

5 Valid Reasons To Deny Rental Applications (How To Decline)

5 Valid Reasons To Deny Rental Applications (How To Decline)

Renting property to tenants can be very risky. While it’s great to assume the best of all people, there are going to be situations where tenants cause problems, ruin your property, or even sue you for damages. The rental industry isn’t for the faint of... Read More
How To Calculate Apartment Turnover Rate (Landlord’s Guide)

How To Calculate Apartment Turnover Rate (Landlord’s Guide)

When you want to make as much money as possible while managing rental properties, keeping your turnover rate in check is going to be very important. Every month that your property sits vacant is a month of losses, and those losses are going to have...

How To Calculate Apartment Turnover Rate (Landlord’s Guide)

How To Calculate Apartment Turnover Rate (Landlord’s Guide)

When you want to make as much money as possible while managing rental properties, keeping your turnover rate in check is going to be very important. Every month that your property sits vacant is a month of losses, and those losses are going to have a big effect on... Read More
Landlord’s Smoke Alarms Regulations: A Guide To Keeping Safe

Landlord’s Smoke Alarms Regulations: A Guide To Keeping Safe

Smoke alarms may seem like a no-brainer to install at home, but did you know that you may be required to install smoke alarms at all of your rental properties as well? Most landlords will want to install these alarms to protect their property...

Landlord’s Smoke Alarms Regulations: A Guide To Keeping Safe

Landlord’s Smoke Alarms Regulations: A Guide To Keeping Safe

Smoke alarms may seem like a no-brainer to install at home, but did you know that you may be required to install smoke alarms at all of your rental properties as well? Most landlords will want to install these alarms to protect their property regardless, but it’s... Read More
Guns In Apartments: What Landlords Can And Cannot Ban

Guns In Apartments: What Landlords Can And Cannot Ban

There are a lot of things in the world that can be dangerous when used improperly. Something as simple as an oven to a more obviously dangerous item like a gun can be risky to have around the house, but that does not necessarily mean that a...

Guns In Apartments: What Landlords Can And Cannot Ban

Guns In Apartments: What Landlords Can And Cannot Ban

There are a lot of things in the world that can be dangerous when used improperly. Something as simple as an oven to a more obviously dangerous item like a gun can be risky to have around the house, but that does not necessarily mean that a landlord is allowed to ban... Read More