Effective tenant screening can often ensure that you or your Long Beach property management company place a tenant in your rental property who will pay rent on time and take good care of the home. However, you never know what will happen to a tenant and you may find yourself with someone who stops paying rent. It’s important to act quickly so you can protect your investment and your rental income.
Prepare Your Documents
Make sure that you have everything documented. If you ultimately decide to pursue an eviction, you’ll need a copy of your lease and payment records that show when your tenant stopped paying rent. The tenant should know when rent is due and what the consequences are for not paying on time.
Pay or Quit
If you continue to have trouble getting the rent from your tenant, or your attempts to get in
Assuming you do not receive the rent that is due within the three-day period, your next step is to go to court and file for an eviction. You need to be careful about taking any money from the tenant at this
The eviction process can be complicated and costly, especially if you are not experienced with it. The best thing you can do is to contact a property manager who knows how to effectively evict a
If you have any questions about the eviction process, or you need help removing a tenant from your rental property, please contact us at CMC Realty & Property Management.