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A lease or a rental agreement is a legally binding document. This agreement binds both the landlord and the tenant for a specific period of time. Within this time, both parties must abide by the terms of the agreement.

Breaking a lease means ending it before its termination date. While that may b...

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North Carolina landlord-tenant laws are typically landlord-friendly. As a landlord, you have broader power to increase rent, evict a difficult tenant, and access rented premises without permission.

Understanding the statewide landlord-tenant law is important when renting out your property. It'll...

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Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

April 15, 2021, 4:55 pm

Whether you're a tenant who is an active-duty service member, or a property owner dealing with military service members as tenants, understanding the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is crucial!

You may be wondering – what is the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)? Well, in general, the Service...

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In the rental business, it's crucial that you have a degree of awareness regarding the Fair Housing Act. Landlords utilize this knowledge when conducting tenant screenings and marketing their properties. As part of your responsibilities as a landlord, following the Fair Housing Act is a must.

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A leasing agreement is a binding contract between a landlord and a tenant. It formalizes the agreed upon terms, conditions, disclosures and clauses of the two parties. The residential lease agreement contains basic information about the tenant, landlord and the property being rented out. If any conf...

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