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  1. Evictions in Twin Cities

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 15 Feb 2014, 9:23 pm | Category: Eviction

    The guys over at Renters Warehouse wrote a great summary of the eviction process in Minnesota.  Go over and take a look here.

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  2. Can Landlord Evict Tenant Without Court Order?

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 20 Nov 2012, 11:06 pm | Category: Eviction

    My landlord says he will put all my stuff is on the curb and change the locks. Can he legally do this? Generally speaking, NO. He must go through a legal process known in most states as an eviction process.

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  3. Eviction for Pets

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 07 Aug 2012, 12:07 am | Category: Eviction

    So, what happens if you do all your up front work to protect yourself, but the tenant decides to go and get an unauthorized pet once they move in? What can you do? This is probably one of the most difficult tenant issues.

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  4. Eviction for Noise Complaints and Noise Complaint Letter

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 01 Mar 2012, 9:52 am | Category: Eviction

    Landlord in UK uses a noise monitoring device to evict a tenant. Here is a noise complaint letter that you can send to the tenant if you are having issues.

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  5. How Does an Eviction Effect Your Credit

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 30 Jan 2012, 11:28 pm | Category: Eviction

    When I am in court and on this blog, I get asked this question all the time:  “How is an eviction going to affect my credit” or “How do I get an eviction off my credit”.  Let’s start from the basics.  An eviction is a court proceeding that is dealing with the possession of property. […]

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  6. What Can You Do When a Tenant Breaks Lease

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 24 Jan 2012, 11:44 pm | Category: Eviction

    I received this email today from a very frustrated landlord: We had a tenant who walked on her lease.  She wanted to end her lease early, we told her that we could not do that.  She then said the apartment was making her ill and gave us notice on 12/20 to move out on 1/20.  […]

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  7. California 3 Day Notice to Pay

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 06 Jan 2012, 11:34 pm | Category: Eviction

    Earlier I wrote a long post about evicting a tenant in California.  I wanted to take a some time and expand on the 3 day notice to quit portion of that process.  Unlike Minnesota, where there is no requirement to notify a tenant, in California, you must present a tenant with an initial demand letter. […]

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  8. A Complete Guide to California Eviction Process

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 08 Dec 2011, 10:51 pm | Category: Eviction

    Like root canals and tax returns, eviction proceedings are unpleasant but unfortunately sometimes required by California landlords.  Some landlords, unfortunately, forget that, landlording is indeed a business.  Sufficient and consistent cash flow is what all business need to stay in business.  One piece of that cash flow is getting the payments from your customers in […]

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  9. Evictions in Dakota County

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 10 Nov 2011, 11:37 pm | Category: Eviction

    I rarely do evictions in Dakota county. I have maybe done 2-3 in the last 12 months.  Not because they are difficult or anything, but neither I, nor my property management customers have many rentals there.  Dakota county is interesting because of the large geographic size and large cities in Dakota county, they have 3 […]

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  10. Be Prepared

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 05 Jun 2011, 12:01 am | Category: Eviction

    I have said this several times, but if you are planning do have your first eviction, be prepared.  I think one of the best educations is to go down to the courthouse several days before your eviction hearing and sit through another eviction court.  Listen to what the judge asks.  Listen to how the landlord […]

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