What You Need to Know About Becoming a Landlord in 2021


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


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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?


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


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 […]