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Arizona Tenants: Remember the Rental Property Belongs to the Landlord. - 02/15/11 09:26 PM
Tenants of residential rental properties have a responsibility to keep the residence clean and safe. In addition to the obligation to pay rent on time, a tenant must do the following under Arizona law. Remove and dispose of trash Keep all plumbing fixtures clean Use electrical appliances, heating and air-conditioning systems and plumbing in a reasonable manner Not damage the property or allow someone else to do so Unless agreed otherwise, use the property only as a residence Inform the Landlord promptly of the need for repairs. A tenant cannot unreasonably keep the landlord from going into the residence to inspect (1 comments)
Some Things Are Prohibited by Arizona's Residential Landlord and Tenant Act - 02/15/11 12:12 AM
Under Arizona law, some things are illegal to put into a lease. For example, a landlord cannot let someone live somewhere rent free in return for not maintaining the property. (A.R.S. § 33-1316). A landlord also cannot refuse to rent a place to someone because they have children. (A.R.S. § 33-1317) A landlord cannot contract away their responsibility to maintain the rental property (A.R.S. § 33-1315) Before a property may be lawfully rented, a landlord is also required to register the property with the county assessor and list the property owner’s name, address and telephone number. (A.R.S. § 33-1902).
Attnention Landlords and Property Managers: Know Which Law You Are Dealing With - 02/14/11 11:57 PM
In Arizona there are no less than four different sets of landlord and tenant statutes. Correctly applying the right set of laws may seem simple enough but it depends entirely on the facts. Consulting an experienced attorney may save you a lot of trouble. The Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act applies to a lease for an apartment, a house or a mobile home. ARS Section 33-1301 through 33-1381 applies. If the lease is for a space in a mobile home park, then a different set of laws The Arizona Residential Mobile Home Parks Landlord and Tenants Act applies. (ARS Section (1 comments)
Properly Ending a Residential Lease - 02/07/11 11:02 PM
As a residential lease ends, either the landlord or the tenant may decide not to renew the lease; no reason is necessary. The law requires a month-to-month, to be terminated by either the landlord or the tenant giving the other written notice at least thirty (30) days before the end of the last month the tenant is to live in the home. However, this means that the tenant cannot plan or be required to move out in the same month the 30-day notice is given. For example, if a tenant to pays rent the first of the month and you want (2 comments)
The Rental Market: The Face of Phoenix-Area Real-Estate Market New Reality - 02/02/11 12:04 AM
On January 30, 2011, the Arizona Republic published an excellent article by, J. Craig Anderson, "Phoenix-area real-estate market may face new reality" that deftly summarized the history of upward and downward spiral of the Phoenix real estate market due to the mortgage financing muddle which started to unravel in 2006 and which has continued to decline 0to present date. The reality is that the residential rental market is the new growth market for real estate in the metro Phoenix area. Smart real estate professionals realize that a larger and larger portion of the residential population of the Phoenix housing market rents, (3 comments)
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