Tennessee Fair Housing Act: an Overview

Tennessee Fair Housing Act: an Overview

Tennessee landlords have a responsibility to abide by the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The act requires that landlords and other housing providers like home sellers and mortgage lenders treat their clients fairly and correctly. This is in an effort to prevent housing discrimination. As a Tennessee landlord, understanding the provisions of the Fair Housing Laws will help you run a successful investment business in Tennessee. After all, a tenant that feels respected and treated fairly is more likely to abide by their responsibilities. In today’s blog…

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A Guide to the Eviction Process in Nashville, TN

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Nashville, TN

When a landlord is renting their rental unit out to a tenant, there is always the possibility that they will have to legally remove a tenant. Generally speaking, a landlord can expect the eviction process in Tennessee to take anywhere between four to eight weeks depending on the violation committed. But the process can take longer should their tenant file an appeal or any other landlord-tenant law infringements take place. With this in mind, we at Brentwood Square Management Service have put together the following is a guide to the eviction p…

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Breaking a lease in Nashville, TN - Know the Laws

Breaking a lease in Nashville, TN - Know the Laws

What is a lease? A lease is a legally binding contractual agreement that outlines the terms and conditions a landlord and a tenant must abide by. Such as, paying rent for the entire time the lease will be active. While breaking a lease often results in penalties, Tennessee law allows tenants to break their lease legally in certain situations. In these situations, the tenant will only have to meet the set conditions prior to moving out. The following is everything you need to know about breaking a lease in Tennessee. Legally Justified Reas…

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Tennessee Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Nashville

Tennessee Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Nashville

In Tennessee, a fairly landlord friendly state, a tenancy is established after the payment of rent in exchange for inhabiting a rental. Once that is done, both landlords and tenants obtain certain rights and obligations under Tennessee law (Tennessee Code Ann. Title 66, Ch. 28). It is important to familiarize yourself with the Tennessee state law to run a successful rental investment. So, we at Brentwood Square Management have put together this overview of the Tennessee landlord-tenant laws to help all landlords be successful: The Required Di…

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Tennessee Security Deposit Laws

Tennessee Security Deposit Laws

Have you just broken into the world of real estate investing and are looking to understand your legal obligations regarding a tenant's security deposit? Are you a seasoned landlord just looking to refresh your knowledge about the Tennessee security deposit laws? As a landlord in Tennessee, you have a variety of legal obligations that you must follow such as the Tennessee landlord-tenant laws. And among the many you need to strictly adhere to are the Tennessee security deposit laws. So, we at Brentwood Square have put together the following gu…

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