Landlord and Tenant Help Guides

Key Legal Components of Lease Agreements
If you have rental properties or are looking into getting into the real estate business, you need to find a way to protect your investment. The general way that people do this is by developing and using a lease agreement. At some point in your......
The Eviction Process from Beginning to End
Even with the best tenants, you always run into the possibility of an eviction. If you are considering an eviction, you need to know how to go about it and what to expect through the process. Before you get started, be sure to read this guide.......
What Are Your Rights When a Tenant Will Not Move Out of Your Home?
It is a fear that many people have when they decide to go into the rental property business: what happens if someone rents your property and then decides that they do not want to leave? After all, it is your property, right? That is where......
How to Create a Rental Application
Your rental application is designed to give you a very thorough yet efficient application for residential renting or leasing. It can easily be customized to fit your needs. The information below will help you complete your application using......
How to Create a Tenant's Notice of Intent to Vacate
A tenant's notice of intent to vacate premises is given to a landlord by a tenant in order to provide notice that the tenant intends to vacate the premises on a specific date, usually at the end of the lease term. This notice is essential......
How to Create a Month-to-Month Tenant's Termination Letter
A month-to-month tenant's termination letter is given to a landlord by a month-to-month tenant in order to put the landlord on notice that the Tenant will be leaving the rental unit upon a specific date, usually occurring at the end of the......
Is a Rent-to-Own Lease Right for You?
Before signing a rent-to-own agreement, it is important to understand how they work in general. These contracts typically include all the usual provisions one might see in a residential lease agreement plus a section or two specifically about......
3 Tips for Subleasing Property
Subleasing is an arrangement between an existing tenant and a third party where the tenant agrees to lease the property to the third party despite having an existing lease agreement with the property owner. A sublease contract transfers the......
What are a Tenant's Rights in a Foreclosure?
One of the inevitable occurrences during an economic downturn is that the rate of home foreclosures escalates. The recent housing bubble issues resulted in millions of home foreclosures that affected not only homeowners, but also renters who......
The Pros and Cons of Rent-to-Own Contracts
Rent-to-own lease agreements became popular relatively recently with the downturn in the housing market during the late 2000s. They are especially good options for homeowners struggling to sell their house off the market and potential......