Posts Filed Under Lease and Rental Agreements

The Benefits of Electronic Rental Agreements

Landlords who have been renting and managing rental property for years can tell you how physically signing and possessing a paper copy of a rental agreement feels more “legit” and “real”. Some have succumbed to the curiosity of converting their rental agreements to electronic formats. Some, just plain out refuse. The younger, newer property owners ..Read More

5 Reasons to Use a Month-to-Month Lease

There are two main types of leases. Fixed term and month-to-month. Many landlords prefer to have a stable and long tenant in their rental. Most of the time, this works. We’ll go over 5 reasons why you might want to start using a month-to-month lease with your future tenants. The top reason why you would ..Read More

Can you Terminate the Lease Early to Sell Property or Move In?

If the tenants fail to follow any of the clauses mentioned in the lease, the landlord has the right to terminate the lease early after notifying them. This would be called terminating with cause. However, what if the landlord needs to terminate the lease early?

Benefits of Renewing Tenant Lease

It is a fact that not every tenant would want to rent your unit on a long-term basis; some might want to stay for one lease term while some may stay for as long as five years. It all depends upon the camaraderie between tenant and landlord along with other things.

Lease and Rental Agreement – Why the Confusion?

In the real estate business, Lease is a contract that lasts between 6 to 12 months and expires afterwards. Conversely, rental agreement is short-term contract signed between renter and property owner and it provides details about the periodic payments to be made on a month-to-month basis. Usually property owners lease their property and define the ..Read More

Los Angeles, California Landlord Rent Control Rules

The tenant rights in California are more generous than in many other states of the U.S. Landlords in California must not forget that being a landlord is a business, and if they don’t take serious actions and steps against the non-paying tenants, their businesses will eventually suffer. This is particularly true of Los Angeles, California ..Read More

Important Clauses In Your Tenant Lease Agreement

When you’re about to start renting your investment property, one of the first things on your list should be a well drafted lease. Choosing to go with a lawyer to help you draft the lease is an excellent idea since your attorney has experience in this area and will make sure you dot all your ..Read More

What are Your Rights if the Tenants Break Their Lease Agreements?

The lease agreement is the most important document during any tenancy as it dictates the terms of agreement between the landlord and the tenant. One of the basic aspects of a lease agreement is the length of the tenancy with the lease expiring once that period is over. However, there is more than one way ..Read More

Are Long-Term Tenancy Agreements Beneficial?

The debate regarding long-term tenancy agreements being beneficial or not is a tedious one. Some tenants argue that long-term tenancy agreements are a good thing as they allow the tenant to stay in the rental property for a long time period. However, landlords often feel that a long-term tenancy is burdensome for them and might ..Read More

Advantages of Contractual Periodic Tenancy Agreement

A contractual periodic tenancy agreement is one in which the tenant continues to live in a rental property even after a fixed tenancy period is over. This is distinct from a statutory periodic tenancy were the tenancy is continued by governing laws and statues rather than a formal agreement.

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