Landlord Tenants Rights and Guidelines

By: john smith brown

Landlords are the investors who lease their property to tenants for a specific time period. The landlords make money from this rental business whereas the tenants get a house to live in. There are some landlord tenant’s rights that can help both the parties to avoid or resolve the housing agreement.

The first and foremost important right is the signing of the lease i.e. a written rental agreement between . It protects both of them from any future mishap. The lease can be set for a period of 6 months, 1 year or so on. It includes security deposit, number of residing individuals, due date of rent, late fee, property repair responsibility, etc. In case of any alteration required in lease, mutual agreement between landlord and tenant is must. After signing the lease, both the parties are equally responsible for each written statement.

A certain amount as a security should be deposited by tenants to his landlords for covering the damage or cleaning the rental area before making an entry into the house. When the tenants leave the rental place, the landlord is either required to return the deposited security or needed to show the list of damages made by the tenants.

The tenants should carry the important documents related to the rental house. It includes lease, receipts of deposits, rent receipts and many others. It is very important for both the parties to examine the condition of rental house for avoiding the unnecessary arguments. Before moving out from the rental unit, it is required for both the parties to inspect the place again and sign a written statement regarding the condition of the rental place.

These are some of the landlord tenant rights that have to be critically examined before entering into a contract of rental housing for avoiding any chaos later.

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