Rochester Landlord Tenant Lawyer Discusses Leases

Rochester Landlord Tenant Lawyer Discusses Leases

Rochester Landlord Tenant Lawyer Discusses Leases As a Rochester Landlord Tenant Lawyer, landlords often ask me whether or not they should use a lease. I recommend that a lease be used in all instances, which will provide for recovery of late charges and attorney’s fees in the event you need to evict the tenant. It…

A Rental Property That I Own Had A Small Bug Problem & The Tenants Are Refusing To Pay. Is This Legal In New York?

Under New York law, in every lease for residential property there is an implied warranty of habitability. This is true whether or not it is actually written into the lease. The implied warranty of habitability means that every landlord warrants three things about the property: that the property is fit for human habitation, that the…

Checklist For Getting Started As A NY Landlord

New York landlords and those looking to become landlords can prevent costly mistakes by taking the following preventive measures: Attend landlord seminars at community education programs and property owners’ associations to learn your rights and responsibilities. Educate yourself about housing discrimination laws – ignorance is no excuse. Find an attorney who has experience with landlord/tenant…