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Having a creditworthy person guarantee payment of the rent (should the tenant default) can provide peace of mind to the landlord.But you need to do due diligence!
Get your free guarantor application template here:
There are many occasions where you may be required to submit an affidavit to attest to facts represented.
For example, you may need to certify residence for a local school, certify that a document was lost etc.
Affidavit forms generally follow a standard format so it's quite easy to use one of our printable affidavits to create your own document.
Apart from specifying the rental rate and time period, you would want the person renting your boat to agree in writing not to:
Our free template can assist you in drafting your own agreement.
And one more important matter - consult with a reputable company to have the right insurances in place!
Getting a credit report for a prospective tenant is all good and well but there are many more tricks to explore to find a good tenant:
And as ever, we supply the relevant free landlord forms too.
There are a couple of good reasons for issuing a rent receipt:
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There are a couple of documents that you as the borrower must insist upon receiving.
If your note holder does not supply a release, get your free copy from us and have it signed by the lender.
The term "durable" or "enduring" or "lasting" must feature in this document if you want the provisions to remain in effect even when you become incapacitated.
Note: It does not mean you cannot still make your own decisions whilst you are still capable of doing so.
Your appointed agents must abide by your instructions whilst you are still competent to issue such instructions.
Take a look at the legal requirements and use our free template to draft your document.
And you would like to do it properly right from the start!
A very important element of your marketing efforts would be your Trademark.
You need to consider the following:
We'll show you a step-by-step approach to ensure you tick all the right boxes.
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.
Regardless of 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.
It's the nature of the beast that constructions or alterations or remodeling will take longer than anticipated.
It is quick and easy for both parties to just note and sign an extension to the deadline (so there will be no late penalties) with our deadline extension amendment.
Another good idea is to note any variation orders e.g. repainting of an area in a different color or moving plumbing points and especially to note the additional costs that may be incurred because of this extra work.
Make use of our free contractor agreements to avoid possible disputes at a later stage.
Agents can be hugely helpful in marketing and finding suitable tenants for rental properties.
But we do not completely rely on their services and the reasons are simple:
Our real estate properties are a valuable part of our retirement portfolio. We therefore actively get involved in:
You can find more landlord tips and all the totally free real estate forms that we use linked to from this page: