What are some of the duties a Landlord and Tenant have towards each other ?

It is always easier when a Landlord and Tenant are on the same page and able to have a harmonious relationship. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. However, the Florida legislature has enacted certain statutes to try to ensure that Tenants and Landlords abide by certain duties toward each other. First and foremost, it [...]

By |2022-09-22T09:45:02-04:00August 30th, 2022|Tenant Law|0 Comments

Florida’s Landlord/Tenant Law

You will find a summary of Florida's Landlord/Tenant Law on this page. It is not intended for the purpose of providing legal advice. For additional information, refer to Chapter 83, Part II, Florida Statutes (F.S.). Before You Rent If possible, arrange for a walk-through of the premises to identify any problems that should be [...]

By |2022-09-20T09:18:57-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Tenant Law|0 Comments

What are my options if my Landlord keeps my Security Deposit?

You gave your Landlord a security deposit before you moved in. You're ready to (or already did) move out. Now, your Landlord has informed you that he or she is keeping part or all of the security deposit. What might you do? This is a fairly common occurrence in leasehold situations. Fortunately, the [...]

By |2022-09-20T09:19:11-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Florida Law, Real Estate Law, Tenant Law|0 Comments

What is “normal wear and tear”, as it relates to Real Property Leases in Florida?

Anyone who's ever stayed in the same house or apartment for a couple of years or longer knows that some items and furnishings naturally wear down. Leases commonly contain a provision saying something like, "Tenant must return the premises to Landlord in the condition the premises was in when the Lease began, normal [...]

By |2022-09-20T09:16:01-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Tenant Law|0 Comments
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