Real Estate

The Landlord’s Dilemma: What is the Best Way to Remove a Tenant That Fails to Pay Rent?

Published in Real Estate on August 3, 2018

As any landlord knows, getting tenants to pay rent and/or move out can be a challenge. When tenants fail to pay rent or move out the landlord is left wondering what to do. When considering what steps are necessary to obtain possession of the property, landlords must know their options with how to proceed in the most effective and cost-efficient… READ MORE

What To Do When One Co-Owner of Real Estate Is No Longer Happy with Joint Ownership

Published in Real Estate on January 11, 2018

Many people end up in co-ownership or joint ownership situations where they are not satisfied. Oftentimes, this happens in the context of receiving an inheritance, either by a beneficiary deed (a deed which avoids probate and becomes effective at death) or other deed, or a distribution from an estate or trust.  Sometimes, it may be in the context of co-habitants… READ MORE

Landlords & Tenants – The Implied Warranty of Habitability in Missouri

Published in Real Estate on August 24, 2017

When a tenant rents an apartment or a home from a landlord for his or her residence in the State of Missouri, there is an IMPLIED WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY that comes with the lease.  To say it another way, each time a landlord rents a residential apartment or house to a tenant, the landlord automatically assures the tenant that the… READ MORE