Real Estate Purchase & Sale
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I am a landlord and rent residential real estate to a several tenants. If a tenant stops paying rent or holds over past the expiration of the lease, can I enter into his apartment and set his furniture out on the street?

No. You must either get the tenant to voluntarily surrender the property back to you or file an Unlawful Detainer or Rent and Possession lawsuit against him to have him formally evicted. You are welcome to contact our office to discuss these options.

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