landlord tenant: Security Deposits as Last Month's Rent? - 09/14/17 09:21 AM
Should you let your tenant apply the security deposit to last month's rent? 
Moving is expensive, whether you're moving into a new home or moving from one apartment to the next. A tenant has to come up with first month's and a security deposit in Rhode Island, and in Massachusetts they might have to have both first and last month's rent PLUS a security deposit PLUS a lock change fee. 
Most of us don't have large sums of cash in the bank meaning it's a scramble to get ready for the new spot. Tenants often as the landlord if the landlord will apply … (1 comments)

landlord tenant: Are Pet Deposits Allowed in Newport, Rhode Island? - 06/05/17 03:40 PM
Rhode Islander's LOVE their pets and we'd do just about anything to have them be happy and healthy. In Newport more than half of all residents are renters, whether they're military families, summer residents here for work or play, college students attending one of the local universities, or those who live and work on the island year round.
 In my experience more people have pets than don't. Not surprisingly many, if not most,  Landlords have "no pet" policies" due to the damage that is caused in some cases. But that can narrow down the pool of possible renters and cause unwanted vacancies. Many landlords will find themselves working with pet owners in order … (0 comments)

landlord tenant: Landlords and Return of the Security Deposit - 05/06/17 03:19 PM
**** Whoops!! If you're looking for the blog post about Pet Deposits - CLICK HERE - Sorry for the misdirect! 
 
Nothing is more stressful, for either the landlord or the tenant, than the end of lease conversations around the return of a security deposit. The tenant is worried about what the landlord is going to withhold, and the landlord is worried about the condition of the apartment and the oftentimes acrimonious conversations with the former tenant around condition of the apartment and the cost to make it rentable again.
This blog is for Landlords. What are your rights as a Landlord and how does the return of … (2 comments)

 
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