What Happens to a Lease Agreement when a Tenant Dies?

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“Tomorrow is promised to no one.”  There’s no doubt in the validity of the statement or that death changes most everything. In fact, as a residential landlord, you may encounter some confusion when a tenant dies.  How does the death impact your lease agreement? First, you should know that NJSA 46:8-9.1 offers some insight concerning […]

Make Sure You Know the Law About Security Deposits

Just about every landlord understands the value of security deposits.  However, there are rules in place that must be followed.   In fact, every landlord should know the law.  Otherwise, they may find themselves in landlord/tenant court. Are you a landlord engaged in a dispute with a tenant over the security deposit refund? When it comes […]

What Happens When You Secure an Eviction Order?

As a landlord, you are beyond frustrated.  Your tenant has failed to pay the rent in months.  Excuse after excuse.   You have a mortgage on the property and are running low on funds.   Finally, you go to court and the judge executes an eviction order. You’re ready to paint the apartment and prepare it for […]