Holdover Tenant guide: Everything you need to know

What is a Holdover Tenant? The term Holdover Tenant is a bit vague, as it can refer to a tenant who remains in the property but does not pay rent, which can result in eviction. The term “holdover tenant” can also refer to a situation where the tenant pays rent, but the lease is not…

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How Long Does it Take to Evict a Tenant in Maryland?

In the state of Maryland, there are multiple ways to evict a tenant from your property: Failure to Pay, Breach of Lease, Hold-Over, Wrongful Detainer, etc. This article will focus on the Failure to Pay process and the specific rules and procedures set forth by the state that landlords or property managers must follow (see…

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Pitfalls Investors May Make in Maryland

Some of the trends that I see especially in the Baltimore, MD area. Buying houses at auctions without researching the area. It might seem like a good investment  to bid on a house that is only     $5k-10k.  You might say to yourself, I could put in $50,000 to fix it up and ask…

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What is the Legal Eviction Process in Maryland?

Evicting a tenant in Maryland requires several specific steps as part of the legal process. Not following state and local guidelines creates liability for the landlord. So, to avoid additional litigation and evict the tenant in the most efficient way possible, follow the steps below. Provide the Tenant a Notice of Termination File a Complaint…

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Guide to Evictions in Washington DC

The landlord may evict a tenant for only one of ten specific statutory reasons: Nonpayment of rent; Violation of an obligation of tenancy, of which the tenant failed to correct after notice; Tenant performed an illegal act within the rental unit; Landlord seeks in good faith to occupy the rental unit for personal use and…

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