What many people in Nevada fail to realize is that a houseguest could be considered a “tenant” for legal purposes, thereby complicating the relationship between the homeowner and houseguest. The most common issue that arises from this relationship is when the guest doesn’t want to leave, despite the owner’s requests.Read More
Sometimes people are on a tight budget or face an unexpected financial hardship, which could translate into the inability to pay rent in full or on time. A landlord could either be accommodating or not. Some issues to consider on both ends when considering an accommodation:Read More
Since practicing in Las Vegas, I have heard many stories about “slumlords,” i.e. shady, unethical landlords. For example, a landlord had verbally promised to clean or revamp a property before the tenant moved in, only to renege on and deny that promise afterwards; or a landlord who repeatedly painted over mold without proper remediation, causing their tenants to get ill.
To be fair, I have also heard many stories about undesirable tenants...Read More