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New York State Eviction Laws

November 20, 2020, 9:03 pm

As a landlord, it's almost inevitable that at some point you'll have to deal with evicting a tenant. Common reasons for tenant eviction in New York state include:

  • Failing to move when the lease ends. A lease will have a fixed end date. If the tenant doesn’t move, you have a right to evict them fr...

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Breaking a Lease in NY State

November 20, 2020, 12:00 am

The idea behind most leases is for tenants to reside at the property for the term's duration. But despite best intentions, life happens and sometimes tenants need to break their leases.

For example, some tenants are servicepeople and receive change of station orders. Sometimes tenants get new jobs...

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Essential Tips for First Time Landlords

October 19, 2020, 5:02 pm

If you’re planning on becoming a rental property owner for the first time, you might have a hard time imagining the scope and depth of what it entails. There are numerous tasks you’ll have to engage in.

You can make rental property ownership considerably easier for yourself by learning about the...

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New York State Security Deposit Law

September 25, 2020, 8:10 pm

As a New York landlord, you’ll want to collect a security deposit from your tenants. This deposit will cushion you against potential liabilities caused by your tenant’s actions, such as:

  • Failing to pay their monthly rent.
  • Abandoning the unit.
  • Terminating their lease agreement before the end...

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Similar to other states, New York landlords and tenants are governed by various laws. These laws outline the rights and responsibilities of both parties. As a landlord, having knowledge and understanding of these laws can help you avoid having issues with your tenants which can be timely and costly....

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