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April 11, 2012

Renting a Home

Lease Clauses

Leases can include just about anything the law allows. Here are some key clauses that you should be aware of.

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What are the most important lease clauses from the point of view of landlords?

What are the most important lease clauses for tenants?

Can the landlord enter a tenant’s premises without notice?

Does the tenant owe the landlord a late fee if the rent is not paid on the date specified in the lease?

Is the landlord liable for the damages incurred by a tenant who was injured because of inadequate maintenance of the property?

Can the tenant, with the landlord's consent, operate a business out of the rented premises?

Whose improvement is it?

What does "right of quiet enjoyment" of the premises mean?

So what about noise?

Is renting a condo unit different under the law?

In a legal dispute between the landlord and the tenant, does the tenant have to pay the landlord's attorney's fees?

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