Find helpful resources for both renters and landlords with guides to lease agreements, eviction notices, and more.

How Does an Easement Affect You and Your Property?

Encumbrances on your property may prevent you from using your land the way you want.

18 Terms to Include in a Simple Lease Agreement

Are you a landlord who just wants a one-page lease or who wants to write your own lease? You can prepare one by following the tips listed here.

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Renter's Rights: Understanding Constructive Eviction

Is your landlord trying to force you out by making the property difficult or impossible to use? If so, you need to know your rights when it comes to…

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Serving Your Tenant with an Eviction Notice

Dealing with a problem tenant? You may need to serve them an eviction notice. Find out when to use this important legal document and what to expect…

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Understanding the Eviction Process and the Unlawful Detainer

Unlawful detainers are eviction proceedings against tenants who have failed to pay rent or have violated their lease. How to bring or defend an…

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22 Tips for First-Time Landlords

Do you know what you have to do as a first-time landlord? There are numerous requirements and laws that all landlords should be familiar with. Review…

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Verify Your Tenant's Ability to Pay with an Employment Verification Form

Found a potential tenant who seems like a perfect fit for your rental property? Learn more about why you should verify the employment and income of…

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Landlord Consent and Sublet Agreements

The best subletting situations occur when the landlord, tenant, and subtenant are all on the same page. Here is some information on how everyone can…

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Serving Your Tenant a Notice to Pay Rent or Quit

As a landlord, you'll sometimes have tenants who breach their lease by failing to pay rent. Find out your first steps in starting an eviction…

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How to Write a Security Deposit Return Letter to Your Tenant

Landlords must return full or partial security deposits to their tenants, with a check and a letter explaining why the entire deposit isn't being…

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