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How To Evict Someone Without A Lease: Landlord Guide

Updated June 2023 Do you have a tenant without a lease living in your rental property and want them to leave or need to pursue eviction? Because this can happen due to a variety of reasons,from expired leases to inherited tenants, it can be difficult for you as the landlord to know exactly how to…Read More

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Getting Rid Of Squatters: What Landlords Must Know

Updated May 2023 Are dealing with squatters unlawfully living in your property? The rise of squatter incidents have left many landlords feeling helpless, as some laws actually protect squatters and don’t consider the negative impact this activity has on landlords. Along with the frustration, increased stress, and financial strain caused by illegal occupancy, the eviction…Read More

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How To Look Up Evictions (And Prevent Disastrous Rentals!)

There’s one word all experienced landlords have come to fear: eviction. Nothing is worse for a landlord than going through the long and expensive process of evicting a tenant. Many landlords hope to avoid this nightmare by performing an eviction records search on their potential tenants. But, how do you make sense of the results…Read More

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How To Get Renters Out Of Your House

Updated August 2022 When you are renting out a property, your tenant legally has a right to be in control of the property during their lease period. While this enables you to collect rent when things are going smoothly, it can also cause problems when your property situation changes. If you need to get rid…Read More

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Landlords And Cash For Keys: 5 Tips And 5 Common Mistakes

Updated March 2022 Do you know about cash for keys, and if so, do you find it to be a good way to get unwilling tenants to move so you can retake control of your property? Cash for keys is controversial whether you’re talking about a landlord and a tenant or a bank foreclosing on…Read More

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What Does The Eviction Moratorium Mean For Landlords?

Updated November 2021 As COVID-19 continues to play a role in how you do business as a landlord, you’ve likely gotten more accustomed to how eviction and foreclosure moratoriums have been used over the last year to help renters, homeowners, and landlords navigate the pandemic. Multiple phases of the moratorium on evictions have been implemented,…Read More

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How To Win An Eviction Case (And What Happens If The Tenant Wins)

Updated November 2021 Many landlords consider themselves lucky to get responsible, communicative, and long-term tenants.  However, there are times when you’ll wind up with tenants you’d like to evict. But what happens if the tenant wins the eviction case? When you start renting properties, you’re setting up an investment plan that requires a lot of…Read More

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Easy Landlord Guide: How To Get A Tenant Out ASAP

Updated April 2021 Sometimes, tenants just don’t work out. From causing frequent problems to finding loopholes right and left, there are many ways this can happen. In addition to the loss of income, a bad tenant can add serious stress to your life. Learning the best way to get rid of bad tenants can be…Read More

What Happens In Eviction Court? Preparing For Your Hearing

What Happens In Eviction Court? Preparing For Your Hearing

Updated February 2021 At some point in a landlord’s career, it will be time to attend an eviction court hearing. How to prepare for an eviction court hearing is something many landlords are unfamiliar with because they do not think they will ever be in that situation. However, that’s unlikely to be true. Whether it’s…Read More

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Best Landlord Cheat Sheet: How Long Does It Take To Evict Someone?

Updated August 2020 Keeping to a timeline is one of the hardest parts of being a landlord. Even when you’ve made lists, plans, and schedules galore, unexpected obstacles can often throw you off by weeks or even months when you least expect. And in the rental property business, time is money! One situation that can…Read More