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It's quite straightforward to have a bill of sale that spells out the terms and conditions of your agreement.
We've made it even easier for you, and provide two printable legal forms for either:
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You don't need the broad permission typically found in a general power of attorney if you only wish your agent for example, to sell a vehicle on your behalf.
It's very easy to stipulate exactly what, how and for how long you would like your appointed agent to perform any functions for you.
Start off by going through our general guidelines and then choose from our variety of free power of attorney forms to download the specific document that is most suitable for your requirements.
Landlords need to find the best tenant for a rental property but also need to show no bias or discrimination.
So, on what basis can you reject an applicant and how do you need to word your rejection notice?
And how do you assess affordability or should you consider having a third party sign as guarantor?
We'll guide you through many of these (and other) questions and supply the relevant free legal forms and documents.
When you draft or review your document or you've been appointed as executor in the will of someone who passed away, you may want to consider the following:
It's very simple to spell out the terms and conditions of your transaction.
Take a look at the two free templates we've compiled:
Review the guidelines and download or print your sample document.
If you're planning to do alterations or a new building project, then cast your eye over our checklist to see whether you've covered:
We also provide a variety of free printable contracts and forms for every step or your project.
There's always a buzz in various media about investment property opportunities - whether commercial or residential - and whether you should or should not put your money in bricks and mortar.
We have always maintained that there's never a really bad time to invest in property. One would try not to buy when the market favors the sellers, but not having a crystal ball, it will be difficult to predict when the market will be at the optimum for buying.
The bigger question is WHERE to invest.
Take a look at our tips and free legal forms for landlords to assist you with managing your tenants and rental portfolio.
Apart from managing your cash flow and contractor effectively, there are a number of other very important reasons for determining the payment stages of your building or renovation project:
We also supply a free contractor agreement and lien waiver forms to assist you with your project.
In some jurisdictions you have testamentary freedom and can dispose of your assets as you wish.
However, some courts recognize parents to have a legal or moral obligation to make provision for their children in family wills.
There are some steps you may need to take, to ensure your wishes expressed in your will hold true.
If there is no reasonable expectation of privacy for a person, such as a market or public beach, you do not need a model release.
You would not need a release when using images for artistic or editorial purposes either.
However! There are so many grey areas when it comes to a photographer’s or model’s rights, that it makes sense to get a signed release in place wherever possible.
Our free model release form also covers the use of video and sound.
A letter of appointment is an opportunity to spell out the remuneration details of a position as may have been discussed during an interview.
Perhaps more importantly to the prospective employee, it serves as confirmation of the new position in order to tender his/her resignation at a current place of work.
Unfortunately it does happen that employers go back on their word!
Employees should therefore insist on having written employment offers and letters of appointment.
Dialogue is key when it comes to pricing a project! Be sure to cover the following:
It goes without saying that the lowest bid is not the best way to go. Check references, ask for recommendations from friends and trust your instincts!
Regardless whether it is a legal requirement to issue a receipt, it simply is good business practice to do so.
It also works the other way. When it's time for the landlord to refund the tenant, be sure to get that acknowledged in writing too.
Especially if such payment is made in cash!
Use our printable deposit receipt template to ensure you have proper records of your transactions.
From the smallest construction, addition or alteration, to extensive work such as building a new house, this is one document that needs to be comprehensive.
Our free template is especially useful to assist you in compiling your list of all the elements that you need to consider as either contractor or homeowner.
We also offer additional guidelines as to clauses that an owner should not agree to and how to verify a contractor's credentials.
Although we believe in hands-on management of our properties, there are instances where it makes sense to use a property management company.
For example, you may not have the time or the properties may be in a different city etc.
To help you decide, we take a look at:
And we supply a number of free contract forms to formalize your service agreement.