What happens when a lease doesn’t say how to calculate rent after renewal?

Leases often contain options to renew the lease between the landlord and tenant provided that specific conditions are met. Options to renew can be worded in a variety of ways, but what may seem to be small semantic differences can have a dramatic difference in the meaning a court places on a particular clause. Where […]

5 Things to Look for in a Rental Listing

Lackluster listings abound — learn to cut through the clutter and spot the keepers. Whether you’re looking for an apartment, single-family house or townhome — and whether you’re in a city, the suburbs or a small town — be prepared to spend a lot of time online and even more time driving around to tour […]