Posts tagged with "Evictions"

Landlord Tenant Eviction Tips

Every landlord has to deal with tenant eviction eventually. There are many reasons to it, the most common being non-payment of rent. Other reasons might include the tenants damaging the property, causing unreasonable disputes, violating the lease agreement, or the possibility that the tenant starts using the property for illegal activities.

Whatever the reason, eviction is not easy, and tenants cannot simply be thrown out. A landlord has to follow some rules before they can legally evict a tenant, or else they may end up facing a lawsuit, a prolonged stay of the tenant, and even fines. Using unlawful means is really out of the question. There are several federal and state laws that a landlord has to consider before they evict a tenant. Here are some tips you should follow when you feel that it is time to evict an unwanted tenant: Continue reading

How Landlords Work

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By Dave Ross

Landlords¬†sometimes get a bad rap. In the minds of disgruntled tenants, the landlord is the guy who¬†collects money every month, takes two weeks to fix a leaky faucet and hasn’t painted the front of the building since the Ford administration. But the truth is that being a landlord can be hard and often thankless work. Perhaps that’s why so many landlords now call themselves “residential rental owners” to avoid the stigma associated with the ancient profession. Continue reading