How to Include Rent Increase in a Virginia Lease?

Answer The relationship between tenants and landlords is a legal agreement between the two parties called a lease agreement. The lease agreement not only specifies the term of the lease, the amount of ren... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Include Rent Increase in a Virginia Lease

If you have a year lease for a house and you pay your rent on time every month can the lease be broken because the property management suddenly found you had a bankruptcy?

If they asked you on the application, and you lied, then, yes, technically, that is a lease violation that gives the landlord the right to terminate the lease. But, you make a very good point - why... Read More »

If you rent a house, can the owner increase the rent?

If you rent any type of property, including a house, the owner is free to increase the rent. However, the owner generally cannot increase the rent until you sign a new lease agreeing to the increas... Read More »

Do auto lease payments include sales tax?

In most states, as well as in Canada, you will pay sales tax on the down payment (if there is one) as well as on each month's payment. In some states, such as Illinois, Texas and New York, the sale... Read More »

Can mandatory renter's insurance be required months after a lease has been signed which does not include it?