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Forms set the foundation for apartment managers to stand on when possible problems arise, and they often do. Forward thinking apartment owners’ prepare and provide effective tools that their members, and their staff need to do their jobs. These forms protect renters as well. Having gone over rules and policies with rental managers, applicants learn…


Using tenant screening and landlord forms helps apartment managers do their jobs more easily. Once a tenant has signed the agreement, they are illustrating that they know what they can and cannot do. Forms set the foundation for the apartment management team to stand on when possible problems arise, and they often do. A forward…


One constant that landlords and property managers face is change. Landlord tenant laws evolve over time, and your leasing policies need to keep pace with these changes. Here are two important examples: 1. Pets. Many “standard” lease agreements include provisions concerning pets. Limits on size, breed, number are common examples. These same standard provisions carve…


Of all the easy landlord forms you use in your rental business, a move in checklist just may be the most economical. This simple landlord form, if used effectively, does what matters most — saves you money. Here are 3 ways you will save: 1. A move in report reveals any repairs that need to…


Every landlord wants a lease agreement that’s tough. But did you know that if your lease is too tough, it could cause legal problems? In legal terms, a standard lease agreement is called an “adhesion” contract. That simply means that there is one party who drafted the agreement, and possesses all or most of the…


Every landlord knows that the lease controls when it comes to managing properties and settling tenant disputes. But did you know there are two hidden rules inherent to every lease agreement, even if these rules are not written in the lease? Habitability In every leasing situation, verbal or written, long-term or short, good or bad,…


An Iowa City, Iowa landlord caught in a messy legal battle was dealt another blow when a judge declared that several key sections of the landlord’s standard lease agreement are illegal. In a major victory for the tenants who brought the lawsuit, the judge granted approval of class action status, which means even more tenants…


Tip #256: Handshakes and Headaches It’s springtime, and that means home repair and remodeling season will soon be in full swing — and, you’ll be dealing with contractors at your rental property. Despite expertise in their trades, most contractors have a tendency to do one thing poorly — write contracts. Often, the contract is simply…


It’s often necessary to draft a list of rules and regulations for tenants to be used in conjunction with the lease agreement, especially in multi-unit rentals. Otherwise, landlords and tenants are left to sort out the day-to-day management issues without any written standards. That can lead to conflicts, and claims of harassment or discrimination. While…


Many of us think of a lease agreement as the ultimate weapon, wielded only when there’s a legal dispute.  The rest of the time it sits dormant in a file drawer. But a lease needs to do more than that. Fortunately, few of us will have to put our lease to the ultimate test. Yet…

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