When you rent a house or apartment, you’re required to sign a lease that imposes rights and duties for the tenant and landlord. Should these agreements be breached, then a lawsuit may be necessary to settle the situation. The laws surrounding Residential Real Estate Leases are incredibly complicated, and it is advised to talk to a Residential Lease Attorney before signing any documents. They’ll help you negotiate and review your contract so that it serves your interests, and they’ll also be able to step in should a dispute arise at any point during the term.
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Howard P. Ross and Andrew R. Pardun have over 50 years worth of successful experience working as Residential Real Estate Lease Attorneys in St Petersburg. As reputable litigators, their expertise in the field can help you draft and negotiate a Residential Real Estate Lease that allows you to rent with ease.
Ross and Pardun are attorneys at the law firm, Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. which for over 60 years has been providing outstanding legal assistance to St. Petersburg. Battaglia Ross Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is ranked by US News and World Reports as a Tier 1 Law Firm.
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What is a Residential Real Estate Lease?
A Residential Lease Agreement is a legal contract used by landlords when renting out real estate to a tenant who will be living there. The agreement is made in writing and signed by both parties. It is a legal document that can be enforced in a court of law.
What’s Required in a Residential Lease?
Residential leases are usually long as they try to cover every provision of the rental. They must include:
- Description of the property
- The amount the tenant must pay each month and if they should pay any bills.
- The term (length of time) of the lease.
- The deposit required.
- Whether pets are allowed or not.
- Parking details
- Details on who is responsible for the upkeep of the property.
- The landlord’s duties
- Terms for terminating the lease
- What happens if the contract is breached?
Do I need a Residential Lease Lawyer?
If you’re planning on renting or renting out a property for residential purposes, then it is highly advised to hire a lawyer to guide you through the process so you avoid expensive legal battles later on.
However, when disputes arise then the need for legal representation becomes imperative. These disputes can be resolved through a well-written letter or litigation. A St Petersburg Real Estate Lease lawyer can help provide assistance with:
- Lease drafting, reviewing and negotiation
- Evictions and eviction defense
- Quiet enjoyment claims
- Missed rent payments
- Ground Leases
- Property upkeep problems
- Implied warranty of habitability issues
- Discriminatory practices
- Deposit claims
Hire a Residential Real Estate Lease Attorney in St Petersburg, Florida
If you’re the landlord or renting Residential Real Estate in Florida then contact us today for a free initial consultation so we can analyze your position and either create a lease that benefits you, or resolve a dispute so you can put the problem behind you.