Learn about the permissible deductions landlords can make from these deposits and understand the distinction between damage and wear and tear. We also delve into the legal recourse available to tenants if their security deposit is not returned. Whether you're a landlord seeking financial protection or a tenant wanting to safeguard your rights, this comprehensive guide provides valuable insights to ensure a fair and transparent rental experience.
This post discusses the pros and cons of accepting partial payments from tenants who are struggling to pay rent. It also compares the alternative approach of offering payment plans and discusses how property management software like Rentroom can help landlords manage their rental properties and payment collection processes. Ultimately, the decision to accept partial payments or offer payment plans will depend on the individual circumstances of the landlord and the tenant, and landlords should carefully consider the potential benefits and drawbacks of each approach. Property management software like Rentroom can provide added control and customization to the rent collection process through features like the ability to toggle partial payments on and off.
As a landlord, there are both pros and cons to accepting cash payments from tenants. On the one hand, cash payments provide a level of anonymity and privacy, and for some tenants, paying in cash may be more convenient or traditional. On the other hand, accepting cash payments can be challenging for landlords, particularly when it comes to tracking payments and ensuring compliance with legal and tax requirements.
This post provides information on the laws and best practices for changing locks in a rental property. Tenants generally have the right to change their locks with the landlord's permission, but laws vary by state and municipality. Reasons for changing locks include feeling unsafe, wanting more privacy, and improving security. Smart locks can provide added convenience and security, but may come with limitations and potential issues. Landlords should consider the costs and benefits of changing locks and weigh them against potential legal liability.
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