Category: Real Estate

Who pays for repairs in a rental property?

Who Pays for Repairs in a Rental Property?

Home repairs aren’t usually cheap. If you’re renting your home, when damages happen, it can be tricky to determine who is responsible for paying for what. Protect yourself from unwanted costs by learning what is the tenant’s responsibility and what...

/ November 6, 2019
legal documents on a desk

Your Guide to Signing Legal Contracts

Signatures prove your identity and show your authorization of a contract. It’s important to know how to properly sign—and who else should sign—a contract to ensure its validity and authenticity.

/ October 8, 2019
What Makes a Contract Invalid

What Makes a Contract Invalid?

A legal contract must have specific elements to be a valid agreement. Find out what can make a contract void and reasons a contract might become voidable after it's been executed.

/ September 25, 2019

3 Frequently-Asked Questions about Subleasing Residential Property

If you’re going on a long-term vacation abroad or leaving to work out of town, but you don’t want to give up your apartment, subleasing might be the best option for you. This post answers some subleasing questions to help...

/ September 4, 2019
How to Initial a Contract

How to Initial a Contract

Do you know when it is appropriate to initial a legal document and when it isn’t? What about why you should or shouldn’t? Find out how to properly use your initials when creating your next legal document in this post.

/ July 10, 2019

The Best Times for Landlords to Increase Rent

Landlords often review their rental prices to ensure they are staying competitive in the rental market. However, you should be mindful of when you’re increasing rent to ensure you don’t lose tenants. Learn more in this post.

/ July 3, 2019