Landlord/Tenant

As a Landlord or Tenant, you need to leases, the sanitary codes and the Security deposit Law. Do not get yourself in a bind by trying to represent yourself through Massachusetts’ complicated Landlord Tenant Laws.  We at Prousalis & Papantonakis, P.C. have years of experience in and out of Court handling cases for both Landlords and Tenants. As a result, we are best prepared to represent you in Court or outside of it.

Landlord

What should I be concerned with If I am a Landlord? THINGS TO DO PRE-LEASE

•  Know the Massachusetts Consumer Guide to Tenants Rights;

•  Lead Certification;

•  Discrimination;

•  Finding and Legally Evaluating good Tenants

THINGS TO DO WHEN SIGNING LEASE

•  Perform walk-through with perspective Tenant

•  Sign the Lease AND  State in Lease All matters to be addressed/fixed

•  Have Tenant sign Statement of Conditions stating no sanitary issues.

•  Give Tenant copy of executed Lease within 30 days of Lease being signed

•  Provide Tenant with Letter stating where Security Deposits and Last Month rents collected

THINGS TO DO DURING LEASE

•  Send interest check accrued every year within 30 days of the anniversary of the Lease.

•  Maintain property/apartment in proper sanitary condition.

•  Advise Tenant of prospective sale of property and what happens to their security and/or last month deposits

Tenant

What should I be concerned with If I am a Tenant?

•  Know the Massachusetts Consumer Guide to Tenants Rights;

•  Know the Security Deposit Law;

•  Keep Everything in Writing.