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Imagine the dilemma. Youre a landlord with a house or apartment to rent. As a conscientious property owner, youve made what you believe to be well-reasoned decision to keep the property pet free... more
Security Deposits. A security deposit (sometimes referred to as a damage deposit) is a sum of money that a landlord may charge a tenant to ensure that the rented property is not damaged or to ensure... more
The Jersey City Rent Control Ordinance requires landlords to provide new tenants with specific information. At the start of each new tenancy a landlord must provide a tenant with a rental statement... more
Northern New Jersey cities like Hoboken and Jersey City maintain sophisticated rent control ordinances. Rent control ordinances are designed to provide landlord's a "fair" return on investment while... more
In an ideal world, the landlord/tenant relationship is governed by the express terms of a written lease agreement. Sometimes, however, lease agreements expire, and a tenant continues the tenancy by... more
Many questions are asked based upon apartment and home rentals where the landlord is making claims for damages. This guide will help you better prepare for potential problems before, during, and... more