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Can a Landlord Make a Tenant Pay for Repairs?

Imagine investigating your rental property to find a burst pipe or a broken window. Your first thought might be to…

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Can a Landlord Evict You for No Reason?

In Memphis and across Shelby County, more than 163,000 households rent their homes. With so many renters, understanding eviction laws…

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How to Run a Background Check on a Tenant

Finding a new tenant can be one of the most stressful parts of property ownership. There are so many factors…

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What Is Normal Wear and Tear In a Rental Home?

The share of U.S. households living in a rental is growing. With the total number up over 100,000 in the…

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Who Is Responsible for Pest Control When Renting?

Every year, residents in about 14 million housing units report sightings of roaches, while about 14.8 million others have rodents.…

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Can a Landlord Charge for Eviction Fees in Tennessee?

As of March 2024, landlords in Tennessee filed 13,970 evictions during the previous year. As a landlord, you can take…

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How Long Can a Landlord Leave You Without Heat?

Tennessee may have mild winters with typical temperatures around 40 degrees, but that doesn’t mean landlords can give renters the…

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Can a Landlord Break a Rent-to-Own Contract?

Real estate is a lucrative but complicated industry to be a part of. It’s important for both landlords and tenants…

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When Can a Landlord Legally Reject an ESA?

It’s estimated that one out of five individuals live with a mental health illness. While there are a lot of…

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What Can a Landlord Look at During an Inspection?

Wondering what exactly a landlord can check during an inspection of a rental home? Let’s break it down simply. Landlords often conduct…

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