January 2011

The Evicted Tenant Abandoned His Car on Your Property, What Now?

January 24, 2011

This week’s post is a response to a difficult question many landlords face. Here is the question: Motor vehicles left on the property after eviction? I know property can be disposed of after a given period of time. However, with cars/trucks, it seems almost impossible to get a junkyard to take a car if there […]

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Super Mutant Bed Bug Update: 1-19-2011

January 20, 2011

I have noticed that a lot of the viewers of this blog have questions about bed bugs. Eventually I will do a thoughtful post on bed bugs as they figure into North Carolina landlord-tenant law. In the mean time, and eventually in addition to, that post I am going to start including bed bug articles […]

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How Not to Get Your Case Thrown Out of Court for Improper Notice!

January 18, 2011

This week we are going to look at another recent question I dealt with regarding a landlord who didn’t understand the very technical nature of notice requirements under the North Carolina landlord tenant laws. The Landlord is an LLC that owns two properties and has 2 members. They have never had to evict anyone so […]

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What Can You do When Your Tenant Moves Out and Trashes the Unit?

January 9, 2011

Recently I had a landlord ask me: My tenants told us they were moving out by text message because they could not pay the rent. I was unable to inspect the unit until they left. When I got there the residence was empty, except for piles of garbage bags in the garage. In the spare […]

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Getting Organized in the New Year!

January 2, 2011

I am frequently asked what type of business entity a landlord

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