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Abandonment Issues & Landlords

Tenant abandonment is a complicated issue and there are no clear answers. The bottom line though, is this: a writ of possession, issued and executed by the sheriff, is ALWAYS the safest option.First, you need to realize that the law on abandonment of a leasehold is not favorable to a landlord. It turns on theContinue Reading

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