Posts Categorized: Lease Rules

Should You Allow Tenants to Make Property Renovations?

Generally speaking, landlords and property managers are responsible for making repairs and improvements to their properties as needed. Every now and then, however, you may come across a particularly ambitious renter who wants to make some improvements of their own. In this case, you may be understandably hesitant to let inexperienced renters make changes to… Read more »

Pets and Rentals: Deposits, Fees and Damages

Owning and renting out property can be a tricky business. Most of the time, renters take pretty good care of the spaces they inhabit – and if they don’t, that’s what security deposits are for. But what if the tenant has a pet that causes significant property damage beyond what’s covered by the security deposit… Read more »

What Can’t Be in a Lease

If you own or manage an apartment or other property, it is essential that you understand your contracts inside and out. It is important to know the language in your leasing agreement from front to back to make sure that there is nothing within it that is questionable, false or even illegal for your tenants…. Read more »