Posted in Blog  
  on May 07, 2014

How Do You Evict Someone Without a Lease

Every Landlord has a possibility that one day they will encounter a bad tenant. They can cause a lot of headache, sleepless nights and financial issues.

Anyway, How Can You Describe a Bad Tenant?

Well, it’s very simple. They are anyone that doesn’t pay their monthly dues and they dump your income-generating property. Though some other things can be forgiven, like for example: noisy kids, doing changes on your property without asking permission, messy tenants and a lot more. But to stay in your property without a rent, that is a different level. Its money lost in you. That is not a good, isn’t it?

What Are the Ways to Evict Them?

1. “No money, no honey” yes, kidding aside convert this to “no pay, no stay” you can evict them for the reason of non-payment of lease. It is your right. If it is very apparent that they are not doing anything about the issue, seemingly you see no effort on their part to fill the gap for their obligations to you, and then serve them notices that will prompt them. After that you can expedite their exit. Remember that a day that you delay is a day that you lose your money.

2. Try to scare them if they are very hard headed and you can’t get rid of them. They are staying longer without any intention to pay, look for a lawyer and have him/her send a notice letter along with your own eviction notices. Show them that you will sue them if they still remain in your property without paying their monthly dues. Apart from that, emphasize the damage of property that they have done. Most probably, the lawyer will do that for you for about a hundred dollars or less.

3. Eviction for other violations committed. If there is a clear evidence that the property was damaged because of them, annoyance to other occupants or performing unusual activities, those can be a possible grounds for them as well. Though this is a little bit tougher to execute, but again, it is a possible grounds for them. You must serve notices and you can eventually file a case in the court if you got no reply from them.

4. You can have it a try to bribe them. Talk to them and tell them that you will take the expenses for their departure, as long as they will leave right away. Technically you will end up saving your money-making property. But, don’t forget to let them sign to an agreement so that if in case they break it, you’ll have faster alternatives in judiciary.

5. Ask them politely and in a positive manner to leave. Who knows? There are times that it could be easier to evict them by asking them to leave through a good chat. You can make some alibi’s either. Say for instance that your sibling will be moving and will take over the unit. Perhaps you will have the unit for renovation and repairs. There are a lot of possible options, just know how to profile them and probably, you will resolve your issue a little more easily. Just a little reminder, just keep all of your pertinent papers intact because in case that the situation got worst, that is your best buddy. The tendency that the tenant will look for a fight is high after all.


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