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Delaware, with the second smallest total area among all states, is not short on regulations regarding the landlord-tenant relationship. For example, did you know that Delaware landlords must maintain a permanent physical location to accept rental payments, or extend the rental payment date for three additional days beyond the due date? As of 2013, tenants may not remove or tamper working smoke or carbon monoxide detectors. Even the display of the American flag has been regulated in the state (landlords or tenants may display the flag, on a pole, despite any restrictions to the contrary). It can make being a landlord in Delaware complicated. But you don’t have to wade through all the restrictions alone; we’re here to help every step of the way.

We offer a vast array of documents for Delaware landlords, including a state-specific lease agreement that highlights specific rules to be mindful of as you customize your lease. You can also follow industry trends and topics with our timely articles or by searching our archives. Our forum is a virtual community for landlords, property managers, and other professionals where you can post questions and get answers. We even offer specific guides for Delaware landlords as well as new landlords. We also provide directories to local resources, including real estate attorneys and investment clubs. When you’re ready to screen a potential tenant, use our quick and easy system to review a complete credit history and criminal background check.

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Delaware Residential Lease Agreements

Delaware Lease It doesn’t matter whether you’re renting a room or an entire home, you can customize our Delaware lease to suit your needs. Because the laws are different in each state, our lease features DE State Assist, boldly-identified tips and guidelines that will ensure that your Delaware lease complies with real-time laws and restrictions. To generate your custom lease, simply complete the lease builder wizard. Just click Create a New Lease now to experience the ease and security that come with ezlandlordforms.com.

Delaware Landlord Forms

Delaware Rental Forms Delaware Landlord Tenant Code (Complete)
This official Delaware document provides a summary of the Landlord Tenant Code.

Delaware Lease Agreement with eSign
Now with eSign!!! The First State enforces its own lease laws, so our DE lease wizard offers law tips as you build your Delaware rental agreement.

Attorney General's Summary of The Delaware Landlord Tenant Code
This DE law summary is provided by the Consumer Protection Unit of the Attorney General's Office and is required with every new lease.

Delaware 5 Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit
This Delaware specific eviction notice is required when your tenant has neglected to pay rent, five days prior to initiating court proceedings.

Delaware 7 Day Notice To Cure or Vacate
In Delaware, this notice is used when a tenant violates the lease for any reasons EXCEPT non-payment of rent. He or she then, has 7 days to cure or vacate.

Delaware Court Civil Complaint
This Delaware complaint form should be filed with the court if a tenant fails to cure a lease violation after receiving the proper eviction notices.

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Delaware Attorneys

Delaware Landlord-Tenant Attorneys
Bonnie M. Benson
The Law Firm of Bonnie M. Benson, P.A.
www.bonniebenson.com
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Camden, DE
  Mark F. Dunkel
Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A.
www.pgslegal.com/cm/custom/toccontactus.asp
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Dover, DE
Robert C. McDonald
Silverman, McDonald & Friedman
www.smflegal.com
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Wilmington, DE
 

Delaware Links and Resources

Delaware Rental Resources Delaware's Official Web-site
The State of Delaware has an informative web-site that includes the Landlord-Tenant statutes in pdf, html or ascii format.
attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/

Delaware Real Estate Investment Clubs

Delaware Landlord Clubs
Delaware Cashflow Club & Investment Group, New Castle , DE
Meeting Time: 1st & last Friday of each month, 6:00 pm  More Delaware Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Delaware Real Estate Investment Articles

Delaware Rental Articles
Delaware Landlord-Tenant Law Updates: Summer 2013
Posted July 31, 2013
A series of new Delaware laws affecting landlords take effect in Summer 2013 - here is a summary of the relevant law changes.

Delaware Landlord Tenant Law and Regulations
Posted September 24, 2009
Landlords have complex laws and regulations to follow. Here we answer commonly asked questions and summarize landlord-tenant code in Delaware.

My Tenant Backed Out of the Lease - Now What?
Posted December 22, 2016
You gathered a pile of applications for your rental property. You narrowed it to several finalists and, after screening a few backgrounds, you finally settled on the best candidate for your next tenant. Now, that tenant is backing out of the lease at the very last minute. What should you do, besides tearing your hair out? It depends on whether or not the tenant signed your lease agreement, and whether you obtained a Hold Deposit. Also, did your lease include an Early Termination clause? Know the answers to these questions before reading further - they matter!

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