Security Deposit Laws in Saskatchewan

Security Deposit Laws in Saskatchewan

Landlords in Saskatchewan have a right to ask their tenants for a security deposit. A security deposit is a refundable payment that helps landlords cushion themselves against potential financial damages resulting from a tenant’s negligence. Here are some common reasons landlords require a security deposit from their tenants: To mitigate against financial losses emanating from missed rent payments. Nonpayment of rent by a tenant is a serious violation of the lease agreement. Yet, it continues to be among the top lease violations. To help pay…

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Ending a Tenancy Agreement in Saskatchewan

Ending a Tenancy Agreement in Saskatchewan

When a tenant in Saskatchewan signs a lease agreement, they promise to uphold all its terms. For example, they agree to pay rent when it is due and to care for the rental property. Unfortunately, some tenants don’t abide by the signed contract. In this case, you, as the property owner, have the right to terminate the lease and evict the tenant from the rental property. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, understanding the eviction laws is vital. As a tenant, you’ll be able to understand your rights during an eviction. On the other hand, as…

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Breaking a Lease in Saskatchewan

Breaking a Lease in Saskatchewan

When a tenant in Saskatchewan signs a lease agreement, they agree to abide by its terms for the entire time it’s active. However, there are times when a tenant will want to break this agreement. Their reasons may include: Moving closer to a new place of work. Moving out due to a relationship breakup. Inability to continue paying rent. Moving to serve in the military. Moving out due to being a victim of domestic violence. Breaking a lease is not a simple process. In most cases, the tenant will be financially and/or legally liable. T…

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Landlord-Tenant Law in Regina, Saskatchewan

Both landlords and tenants are responsible for certain things under the law. In Saskatchewan, the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 and The Residential Tenancies Regulations, 2007 help highlight what each party is responsible for under a Saskatchewan rental agreement. We here at GoodDoors Property Management have made this article to take you through some of the key rules these laws outline. Having a basic understanding of these laws can help solve many legal questions before they become problems. Saskatchewan Rental Agreement Rules Per the Resid…

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