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 […]

What Makes a Contract Legally Binding?

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A legally enforceable agreement between two (or more) parties, often an exchange of goods or services, is called a contract. A contract may be legally formed by a verbal agreement […]

Eviction Moratorium Issued by Centers for Disease Control

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Millions of people across the United States are still out of work because of the devastation wrought by COVID-19. While unemployed or furloughed, many are concerned about paying their rent […]

Closing Documents: What Can I Expect to Sign as a Home Buyer?

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Buying a home can be an exciting, yet overwhelming, experience. You will be required to sign numerous documents in order to complete the purchase of your new home. Whether you […]

Breaking a Lease During COVID-19: Remote Work and Relocation

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As employers and employees continue managing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on business operations, some employers have chosen to test remote, work-from-home experiences. More employers are offering extended options […]

Month-to-Month Leases: Pros and Cons to Consider

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While many landlords and tenants prefer the stability of a longer, fixed-term lease, you may find yourself in need of a more flexible rental arrangement. If you would like a […]

Move-In Checklist: Key Documents to Give Tenants on Day One

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As a landlord or property manager, you may be relieved that your search for the perfect tenant is over, but there is still work to be done. With the Lease […]

Late Rent Fees and Grace Periods: Key Details for Your Lease

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As a landlord, you may have expenses—like mortgage, utilities, insurance, and maintenance—that are covered by monthly rent payments. When your tenant can’t pay rent on time, it may not just […]

Security Deposit Laws by State

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Collecting a security deposit is one of the best ways for landlords and property managers to ensure that tenants will take good care of a property and pay all of […]

Security Deposits: A Landlord’s Rights and Responsibilities

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When tenants move out, repairs and extensive cleaning beyond the usual wear and tear may be required. To mitigate the risk of being stuck with the bill—and to provide an […]

Lead-Based Paint Disclosure: When and Why You May Need One

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Once used widely in homes, stores, offices, and most other buildings, lead-based paint was banned in the United States in 1978, due to health and safety concerns. Because of this […]

Eviction Moratorium Laws by State

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Last updated: July 24, 2020 As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the federal government, along with many states and municipalities, have taken emergency actions to protect tenants from […]