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Mastering Cash for Keys: A Landlord’s Guide to Ethical Tenant Transition

Explore the controversial yet effective “Cash for Keys” strategy, a pragmatic solution for landlords navigating tenant evictions. Discover how this approach can streamline property reclamation while maintaining respect and fairness for all parties involved. Key Takeaways Legality and Ethics: Cash for keys is a legal and ethical alternative to eviction if conducted transparently and consensually….Read More

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Landlord’s Guide to Handling Late Rent and Eviction: Strategies and Legal Considerations

Dealing with late rent during eviction can be complex for landlords, balancing legal obligations and financial implications. Key Takeaways: Eviction starts with a pay or quit notice. Accepting late rent may waive eviction rights. Partial payments can reset the eviction process. Tenant screening can help avoid late rent situations. State and local laws may affect…Read More

60-Day Notice To Vacate: Ultimate Guide For Landlords

As a landlord, it’s essential to know all the different notices you can give your tenants, including the 60-day notice to vacate or the 60-day eviction notice. This notice informs the tenant that they must move out of the rental property within 60 days or less. Writing a 60-day notice to vacate can be overwhelming…Read More

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How To Evict Someone Without A Lease: Landlord Guide

Do you have someone living in your rental property who is not on the lease, and you want them to leave or need to pursue eviction? Knowing how to proceed can be challenging for landlords, whether it’s because of expired leases or inherited tenants. Under the law, someone living in your rental property without a…Read More

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How To Get Rid Of A Squatter [The Right Way]

Are 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 process can be drawn out…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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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