Preparing for an Eviction and Ending a Tenancy - The Real Estate Law Podcast Episode 5

Updated: Feb 4, 2020

In this episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast, we're discussing evictions and how to remove a tenant from a property.  Evictions can be tricky, especially evicting a tenant in Massachusetts, and there are many details and steps that a landlord should take in order to keep the process moving smoothly and without incident.

  • Each step of the eviction process needs to be precise.

  • What is a Notice to Quit?

  • When should you bring in an attorney?

  • How will you end up in court?

  • When is Mediation appropriate?

Learn all of this and more!

Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!


  • How to prepare for an eviction and end a tenancy.

  • Massachusetts has some extremely burdensome tenant protection laws.

  • Even technical violations can sink a landlord.

  • Each step of the eviction process needs to be precisely, not too soon, and not too late.

  • When should a landlord start the process?

  • How to start the process for an eviction.

  • What is a Notice to Quit?

  • Steps to take before going to court.

  • How to closely audit a counterclaim risk.

  • What is the Mass Law Reform Institute?

  • When should a lawyer be brought in?

  • What to expect in court?

  • When to utilize Mediation (aka friendly extortion).



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  • Episode 2 - Short-Term Rentals, Airbnb, and What Laws You Need to Know

  • Episode 3 - Condo Associations and The Law

  • Episode 4 - Strengthening Your Offer When Buying Real Estate


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