Monthly Archives: March 2018

How to Create a Great Landlord and Tenant Relationship

When you sign a lease, you are establishing a relationship between you, the tenant, and your landlord, that will last for however long your lease is termed for. A lease is also a contract between two parties, and this contract promises that the landlord and the tenant will live up to their duties and responsibilities. If you are about to sign a lease for a new property, or you are in the middle of fulfilling your lease as a tenant, it’s important to know your landlord’s duties that he or she should be enacting, as well as your responsibilities as a tenant. This will help create an efficient and respectful relationship between you two. What Are the Duties of a Landlord and a Tenant? As a landlord, your two main duties are to maintain the property itself, and to protect the tenants of the property. A landlord must provide safe…
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What New Marijuana Bills Are Being Introduced in New Jersey?

In recent news for the Garden State, newly-elected Governor Phil Murphy has promised New Jersey citizens that he will legalize marijuana for recreational use. The governor and marijuana experts predict that the plant will be available for recreational purchase in the next year. This would make New Jersey the tenth state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Some are concerned that this will impact New York, since three of Staten Island’s four bridges are connected to New Jersey; this could potentially impact crime, the economy, and public health levels, as well as increase the need for stricter law enforcement. What Are the Bills Proposed for New Jersey? The first bill was introduced last May in the state Senate, while the other is planned to be announced in February of this year. Both bills allow for possession and personal use of marijuana for people 21 years old or older. The bills…
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