Legal Tips When Subletting an Apartment

Subletting an apartment is one of the most prevalent practices within the rental property market in recent years. It is a good opportunity for renters to the shoulder costs and to hold on to their apartments when they travel to another city for work or vacation rather than leaving the property vacated for a few weeks to months. But despite the promising benefits of subletting, there are certain jurisdictions that must be observed to ensure that state laws governing the rental properties are not violated. Not only do landlords play a significant role in making sure that the legalities are taken care of, but they also need to determine whether a sublease is going to be put into place – after all, as the landlord you have the final say on the matter. [Read more…]