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Legal Questions for Landlords

Legal Questions for Landlords

We have asked Ted Kimball, Esq. with Kimball, Tirey and St. John to share the November 2018 Landlord questions and answers! 1. Question: If a tenant is evicted, does he forfeit his security deposit? Answer: Even though a tenant is evicted, he still has a right to an accounting of the use of his security […]

Ms. Management- Leasing Agent Question and Answer

Ms. Management Q. I am a leasing agent for a third-party property management company with a sizeable portfolio of large multifamily properties; some in lease-up and others undergoing major renovation. I have been in the industry for 2 years and with the same company. During my tenure I have been moved throughout the portfolio which […]

30 day notice received….now what?

We recently received a written 30-day notice to terminate tenancy from the resident residing in your property. We want to advise you of the process our team will begin in order to efficiently move out the current resident and locate and place another qualified resident. Our goals are to minimize the vacancy period and the […]

Ms. Management October

Q. I’m an experienced manager with a high-rise that is now leased-up. I’m not sure I have ever run a property with so many dogs. I don’t want to say that my building is “going to the dogs” because we have been proud to offer a “pet-friendly” policy. I believe it was one of the […]

Don’t buy the home warranty

Home warranty programs are not a norm. We have very few home warranty programs held by property owners. Most Home Warranty programs are on a new purchase home and are generally a one year program. These warranties are sometime renewed for additional years but seldom. It is extremely important for a new client to advise […]