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Lease & Rental Agreement Ohio

The State of Ohio requires its residential landlords and property managers to have knowledge in all residential leasing areas from lease renewal periods to the handling of security deposits and more. It’s the reason we include such information in our lease agreements via our Ohio state assist.

Because understanding the law is only a part of what Ohio landlords and property managers are called to do on a daily basis, we offer many other resources and support including our forum where you can ask your practical and legal questions to other landlords, property managers and attorneys. We also offer a directory of Ohio attorneys just in case you have a need for a face-to-face meeting or telephone consultation. Of course, you’ll need to screen tenants from time to time; now you can do that from your desk. Just click the Tenant Screening link to begin screening your tenants in just a few short minutes. You’ll also want to visit our Articles & Province Laws page for helpful educational information and tips on residential rental and general real estate topics.

It’s true Ohio landlords and property managers have to know the law, but they don’t have to know everything. Thus the reason we have a wealth of resources here on the site and a live chat feature where you can get the help you need at the click of a button.

Ohio Residential Lease Agreements

Ohio Lease We are proud of how easy and convenient our lease package is for Ohio landlords and property managers. It’s chock full of benefits like State Assist throughout which provide Ohio’s legal mandates for residential properties, it’s attorney approved, and complete with an array of forms both mandatory and miscellaneous so that you don’t miss a beat in legally protecting yourself as well as your tenants. You don’t have to believe a word of this because you can create and view one for yourself now for FREE.

Ohio Landlord Forms

Ohio Rental Forms Ohio 3 Day Notice to Pay or Vacate
This Ohio eviction notice is a 3 Day Notice for non-payment of rent, required before the initiation of eviction proceedings in the state of Ohio.

Ohio 3 Day Notice to Vacate
Use this required 3 Day Notice before initiating court proceedings when a tenant is behind on rent OR has committed a violation of the lease and/or law.

Ohio Landlord Tenant Law
This booklet provides the statutes of Chapter 5231 (landlord-tenant laws) of the Ohio revised code.

Ohio Lease Agreement with eSign
Now with eSign. Prepare an Ohio lease quickly and easily - we guide you through Ohio's laws as you go, and generate a complete Ohio lease package for you.

Cleveland 3 Day Notice for Non-Payment
Use this 3 day notice when your tenant is behind on rent. This is the required form before the initiation of eviction proceedings in the city of Cleveland.

Cleveland 3 Day Notice to Vacate
Use this required Cleveland 3 Day Notice before initiating court proceedings when a Tenant has committed a violation of the Lease Agreement and/or law.

Browse more Ohio rental forms here.

Ohio Attorneys

Ohio Landlord-Tenant Attorneys
Eric E. Willison
Law Office of Eric E. Willison
ericwillison.com
  (Details)
Columbus, OH
  Justin C. Miller
Justin C. Miller, Esq.
www.millerlegalohio.com
  (Details)
Medina, OH
Ross A. Gillespie
Gillespie & Johnston, LLC
www.gillespiejohnstonlaw.com
  (Details)
Dublin, OH
 

Ohio Links and Resources

Ohio Rental Resources Ohio Landlord and Tenant Rights and Obligations
Ohio State Bar Associations updated Tenant/Landlord Rights and Obligations.
www.ohiobar.org/forpublic/resources/lawfactspamphlets/

Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs

Ohio Landlord Clubs
Akron/Canton REIA, Akron, OH
www.acreia.org
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 7:00 pm., Number of Members: 225  More Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Ashtabula Real Estate Investors Association, Geneva, OH
www.areia.org
Meeting Time: 2nd Tuesday of every month, 6:00 pm., Number of Members: 125  More Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Columbus Property Investors Association (CPIA) , Columbus, OH
www.cpiaonline.com
Meeting Time: Every 3rd Tuesday, 6:00 pm  More Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Greater Dayton Real Estate Investors Association, Dayton, OH
www.gdreia.com
 More Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Mahoning Valley REIA, Mineral Ridge, OH
www.mahoningvalleyreia.com
Meeting Time: 2nd Monday of each month, 7:00 pm  More Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs »

REIA of Toledo, Toledo, OH
www.toledoreia.com
Meeting Time: 2nd Tuesday monthly, 6:45pm  More Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs »

REIANO Plus LLC, Cleveland, OH
www.reiano.com
Meeting Time: Contact for more info  More Ohio Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Ohio Real Estate Investment Articles

Ohio Rental Articles
Ohio Landlord Tenant Law and Regulations
Posted July 14, 2009
Ohio landlord-tenant laws summary in Q&A format by ezlandlordforms.com in association with Eric E. Willison, Attorney at Law.

Writing a lease for a self-employed tenant
Posted November 25, 2018
When my tenant is self-employed, how should I compose my lease?

Should I Let A Tenant Exchange Repairs For Rent
Posted November 25, 2018
Should I exchange rent for repairs on the house? It sounds like an appealing arrangement at first glance: your tenant has offered to perform repairs or improvements to your home in exchange for rent. Your mind may race to all of the needed repairs or desired improvements that your willing laborer could perform. Having your tenant perform the repairs frees you up from the tiresome process of meeting with contractors, obtaining quotes, and having the liquid capital to pay the bill.

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