Legal Guides for Landlord Rights
Written by attorney Jonathan Torres, about 1 year ago.
Recently I have heard horror stories about what landlords are doing to their poor tenants. This post is meant for both tenants and landlords. The landlord tenant relationship is defined by... more
Written by attorney James Schroeder, over 1 year ago.
Renters and Short Sales
I recently received a call from a real estate agent who was working on a short sale and frantically explained that the seller forgot to tell her there was a... more
Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, 11 months ago.
While many blog writers, including myself, often focus on homeowners in financial distress, Tenants are often victims of either their own financial distress or the financial distress of... more
Written by attorney John Sauter, over 1 year ago.
It's a tenant's worst nightmare. Soon after signing a lease agreement and moving into an apartment you begin to hear loud, wall-shaking noise. Maybe its from a barking dog, maybe from your... more
Written by attorney Brendan Ross, over 1 year ago.
This short guide outlines a variety of eviction notices that are used by landlords in Chicago. Using the proper one is critical to a successful eviction, and serving the wrong form of... more
Written by attorney Robert Colbert, over 1 year ago.
This guide discusses the rules for handling personal property abandoned by a tenant in the leased premises.
Written by attorney Aaron Resnick, about 1 year ago.
If you rent a house or apartment or mobile home to another person, you enter into a legal contract known as a rental agreement. This rental agreement need not be in writing. If the rental... more
Written by attorney Richard Vetstein, about 1 year ago.
Massachusetts Summary Process Evictions: An Unlevel Playing Field For Landlords
How do you evict a tenant in Massachusetts? In Massachusetts, evictions are called summary process. According... more
Written by attorney David Carrera, 7 months ago.
For more than 20 years, the Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act has remained generally free from major changes. House Bill 77, signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on June... more
Written by attorney Jon Huffman, over 1 year ago.
Landlords often have mixed emotions when their tenants call and offer them money after a dispossessory warrant (an eviction) has been filed. On one hand, landlords are in the business... more