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AVVO ANSWER: How Landlord Gains Possession after Magistrate Judgment.

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One Excellent Reason Why a Landlord Should Not Engage in Self Help.

No. 1,284 I answered a question on AVVO yesterday asked by a landlord who was planning to engage in self-help, that is, locking out a tenant without filing suit under the Landlord and Tenant Act. Of course, if you lock the tenant out, you lock his property in. ¬†Since you have to do something with […]

Five Reasons To Send Departing Tenant the Abandoned Property Notice.

No. 1,280 Here are 5 reasons you should mail every tenant the notice provided in 68 P.S. Section 250.505, the Landlord and Tenant Act. ¬†Although it is not mandatory to do so, and many or most landlords do not, following the procedures outlined in the act could prevent costly trouble. The following does not apply […]

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