Renting an apartment from an owner involves contacting the private landlord who owns the property, scheduling an appointment to see the apartment and signing a lease with the owner. Renting directly from the owner means ... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

Cheaper rent is one of the most often cited reasons for renting a house directly from a private owner rather than a company. Not being required to pass a credit check is another. More » Business & Finance Real Estate

Pros of renting from a private owner include the ability to negotiate, personal relationship with the landlord and the ability to deal directly with the owner if a problem occurs. Dealing with an individual owner sometim... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

A restaurant rent lease is the agreement between the landlord and restaurant owner covering the rental terms for the commercial property. Restaurant owners may choose to lease restaurant space if they don't have enough m... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

To get out of an apartment lease, a renter needs to read over the lease for an opt-out clause, speak with his landlord and help find a new tenant, notes U.S. News. Depending on the circumstances, a renter might be charge... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

A landlord's rights for eviction from a rental property include being able to evict a tenant for not paying rent, violating the terms of the lease, damaging the property and engaging in illegal activity, according to Nol... More »

The landlord of a rental property can sell the property; whether that forces a tenant to move depends on how the lease is written and under what circumstances the property is sold, explains If the lease does... More » Business & Finance Real Estate