rental leases

Performance Property Real Estate Question

Hidden Lease Liability Every Landlord Should Know

Q: Gerald, I just bought a rental property. Where can I get a good landlord-friendly lease? Monica, Oakland, CA. A: Finding the ideal rental property lease can be tough. There are many different types of rental leases that serve different purposes. Landlords generally want rental leases that protect their interests and leases are often written to favor one party or another, so landlords often look for landlord-friendly leases. However, in addition to protecting your interests as a landlord, it’s important to analyze your rental lease through the eyes of a judge, because if your lease isn’t deemed reasonable for both parties, then a judge is less likely to enforce the terms of your landlord-friendly lease. Also, landlord-tenant laws vary enormously […]

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