As a landlord, renting to tenants can be tough for a host of reasons. Even when everything goes smoothly, landlords may face various stressors and challenges. Unfortunately, some landlords encounter difficult tenants who may fail to abide by the terms of a rental agreement or make life challenging for landlords in other ways. For example, a tenant may refuse to move out of a home or apartment even though they are no longer allowed to stay there. When this happens, it is imperative for landlords to review their options and figure out the best course of action.
We have addressed many different facets of disputes which involve landlords and tenants. Unfortunately, some disputes can be especially tense and may lead to serious hardships for either party. For example, a dispute may lead to a heated argument and significant tensions between a landlord and his or her tenant(s). In some cases, violence may even occur. For example, a frustrated landlord may hit a tenant, or a disgruntled tenant may attack their landlord. It is very important to prepare for these possibilities if you are facing a disagreement involving your landlord or tenant, and take appropriate action if such an incident ever occurs.
Indoor mold can result from plumbing leaks, roof defects, and many other occurrences within the home. Not only can it cause damage, it also has an effect on your family's health, especially those who already experience respiratory issues. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains the dangers of mold in the home and how you can prevent it.
We have gone into detail on many of the different reasons behind landlord and tenant disputes. In this post, we will examine repairs, which can cause a great deal of friction between landlords and tenants. In some cases, these disputes may become so heated that they lead to eviction, prompt a tenant to voluntarily move out, or even result in legal action. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, it is pivotal to address any disagreement over repairs properly, especially since the consequences of failing to perform or request necessary repairs can be significant.
As much as you love your work, the freedom of owning your own company and the satisfaction of a job well done, getting paid is also important to you. When customers delay or fail to pay what they owe, it may create a domino effect of financial trouble. You can't pay for your supplies, your office space, your insurance and your employees. You can't put food on your table or cover your mortgage payments.