Legally Speaking

Seller is Refusing to Close

2022-04-01T11:10:03-07:00April 1st, 2022|Contracts, Legally Speaking, Newsletter, Zona Law Group|

As you know, AZREIA members don’t need an attorney to tell them that the market is hot and that prices have been increasing exponentially. Buyers are regularly getting into bidding wars to get homes under contract. There is nothing better for an investor than finding a property off-market and getting it under contract before anyone [...]

Legally Speaking: Accepting Section 8 Vouchers

2022-02-28T14:36:02-07:00February 28th, 2022|Legally Speaking, Zona Law Group|

Q: I have a home that is up for rent. Do I have to accept a tenant that uses a Section 8 voucher? They are claiming they are protected by law. A: The short answer is that right now, source of income is not a protected class in Arizona or any municipality in the state [...]

Legally Speaking: Disabled Tenant Accommodations

2022-01-31T16:33:27-07:00January 31st, 2022|Legally Speaking, Newsletter, Zona Law Group|

Q: I have an tenant in one of my rentals that is 85 years old and uses a walker. I am concerned she is going to get hurt in my property. Her son contacted me about making changes to the property. I want to help this resident, but I don’t know what to start with. [...]

Legally Speaking: Accepting Late Payments

2021-12-29T14:47:44-07:00December 29th, 2021|Legally Speaking, Newsletter, Zona Law Group|

Question: I was in court on a non-payment of rent case, and the judge gave the tenant until the end of the day to pay what is owed.  Do I have to accept the money?  I have had numerous problems with this tenant, and just want them out.   Answer: Arizona is a cure-state, so [...]