Not knowing local, state, or federal housing laws is an unfortunate, but common, mistake that many landlords make. Being unaware of potential regulatory violations as a landlord can mean serious legal troubles and expenses. You are not only putting yourself at risk for legal ramifications, you may also be putting your property and your tenants at risk. Specialized RPM, your Arlington property management company, knows these laws can be a lot to remember, especially for new landlords. Navigating the system of rental property regulations can be difficult, but it is necessary to protect yourself, your tenants, and your property.
Specialized RPM Recommends Knowing These Laws
We put together this list of important laws, codes, regulations, and general rules to follow as a landlord. Know that the local laws vary widely and change often, so this list is just an example of some of the things you need to be aware of. For more information on your specific area call Specialized RPM, your local Arlington residential property management team.
- Your state property laws
- Local city ordinances
- Real estate contract law
- The Fair Housing Act, ADA, and tenant screening regulations
- Laws on security deposits, monthly payments, collections, and evictions
- Maintenance and property inspection regulations
How Your Arlington Residential Property Management Team Can Help
With the dozens of laws and codes you need to know, how can you be sure you remember them all and that you’re protected from legal and financial risks? Specialized RPM’s property managers are the experts you need. We help thousands of property owners around the country stay on top of the ever changing laws, ordinances, and regulations. That is our job! More importantly, our local property managers are experts in your area’s specific local laws as well as the state and national laws. You can rest easy knowing your Arlington property management company has you covered. Call Specialized RPM today to hear about all our property management services.