When A Landlord Can Enter Rental
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When can a landlord enter my rental?
Landlords have the right to access the rental home or unit under the following circumstances:
- In an emergency
- To make necessary or agreed upon repairs, decorations, alterations, or improvements, supply necessary services, or show the unit to prospective buyers, tenants, or workers
- When a tenant has abandoned or given up the premises, as a result of a Court Order.
It is a good idea to discuss this with the landlord or owner when signing the lease. With the use of cell phones it is easier for landlords to notify tenants of entry into the rental, unless in the case of an emergency. Discuss your contact information and the best way to reach each other when signing the lease. Some rights vary state by state, check with the state your rental is in for specific information.