Landlord Responsibilities if Another Tenant Has the Key of My Apartment?

Answer Signing the lease and moving into a new apartment can be the most exciting time for a new tenant, but not when she has to worry about previous tenants having the keys to her place. The landlord has... Read More »

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Is the landlord or tenant responsible for damage to the apartment caused by the tenant?

A tenant! If they damaged something they don't own they are responsible for fixing it.

Landlord shopping centre.The lease states the tenant is liable for charges for property management that the landlord incurs.Landlord appoints family company to manage.Tenant still liable?

Usually the new property management will send out a letter to the tenants announcing and introducing themselves to the existing tenants. If not, it is only a management company. They only manage th... Read More »

Temporary Relocation Tenant and Landlord Responsibilities in San Diego?

A California lease is a binding legal contract whether it's for a temporary period such as a month or an extended period of two years. As a temporary renter, educate yourself about the laws involve... Read More »

Is the tenant or landlord responsible for damages in an apartment fire?

Answer From an insurance perspective the landlord should have coverage on the building and the tenant should have coverage on his/her contents. Legal liability may be a different issue depending on... Read More »