Monthly Archives: September 2009

Abandonment Issues

There is a big difference between a tenant that is “in the process of moving” and a tenant that has “abandoned” the leased premises. Determining the difference is one of the trickiest issues that confronts a property manager. For example, I was recently contacted by a property manager who had a tenant under eviction andContinue Reading

Why Proper Notice Matters

I’m going to spend a few minutes today talking about one of the few ways a landlord can lose an unlawful detainer action under Alabama law – using an improper “Notice of Material Non-Compliance” or “7 Day Notice”. A proper 7 Day Notice is condition precedent to filing an action and cannot be corrected onceContinue Reading