What You Need to Know About Becoming a Landlord in 2021

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You can argue that 2021 is both the worst and best possible time to be a landlord. Due to COVID-19, tenants are out of jobs and unable to pay rent […]

7 Essential Tax Tips for Vacation Property Owners

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If you rent your home or another property to vacationers, whether you handle the details directly or use a popular third-party rental service, the income you receive is likely taxable. […]

5 Legal Documents You’ll Need to End a Residential Lease

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Leases are temporary arrangements by their nature. Even though both parties are expecting the lease to end at some point, it’s important to protect everyone’s rights by doing it properly. […]

Strategies for Finding New Tenants During the Holiday Season

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The winter months have always been cold for landlords. People generally don’t want to deal with moving during the busy holiday season, and moving can be practically impossible in areas […]

What to Do if Tenants Request Lease Modifications Due to COVID-19

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With job losses, changes to remote work, and other hardships and life changes caused by COVID-19, many tenants are requesting lease modifications. A lease is a binding contract, so landlords […]

Your House Hunting Checklist: Get Prepared Before You Buy

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As we continue to navigate a deadly pandemic and the economic uncertainty left in its wake, silver linings are in short supply. But, for those with the means and inclination […]

COVID-19 Tax Relief for Rental Property Owners

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The coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on Americans. Layoffs, business closures, and public health concerns and restrictions have put a significant strain on the economy. This financial downturn […]

Are Landlord Evictions Legal Right Now?

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If you’re a landlord, then you’re well aware that governors of several states enacted eviction moratoriums to protect vulnerable tenants during stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, […]

How to Properly Document Changes to a Lease Agreement

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Lease Agreements are supposed to last until the end date given in the agreement, unless it is a month-to-month lease. This is to provide a clear beginning and end date […]

Commercial Leases Most Impacted by COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in unprecedented challenges for people in nearly every industry, but the commercial real estate industry has been particularly hard hit. Initially, stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders […]

Signing Under Duress: Can You Be Forced to Sign a Contract?

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A valid contract is a legally enforceable agreement between two or more mentally competent parties. Your signature on a contract affirms that you understand and accept the terms, whether they […]

5 Essential Release Agreements for Your Small Business

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As a small business owner, you live to provide the best experiences and the best service. Sometimes, providing the best puts you and your business at risk. Getting that great […]