I recently took over a landlord/tenant case representing the landlord with substantial damage to the property when the tenant left. The landlord had drafted the lease using a document he found online. When we reviewed his evidence, I discovered the following weaknesses:
Practice Point: Although documenting the condition of the property at move-in may look like an extra detail, it will provide the landlord with the evidence he needs if a dispute should arise, and will be time well spent.
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