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Property Management 101 Quiz

Test your Property Management 101 knowledge by taking our 2 min quiz.

1. What is the maximum security deposit a landlord can charge for an unfurnished house?

A. First, last, and a security deposit

B. No more than three times the monthly rent

C. A maximum of two times the monthly rent

D. All of the above are options the landlord has


2.  A landlord can charge a security deposit for a pet that is used for disability purposes?

True or False 


3. How long do you have to return a tenant’s security deposit?

A. 21 calendar days

B. 30 calendar days

C. 45 calendar days

D. 60 calendar days


4.  A landlord/owner is authorized to enter a property for any reason as long as proper notice is given.

True or False


5.  A landlord accepting partial rent after filing an Unlawful Detainer action must start the eviction process over.

True or False


6. An event that can stop the course of an eviction is:

A. A bankruptcy

B. Paying past due rent and fees

C. A and B

D. None of the above


7. The first step in a legal eviction is:      

A. Issuing a 3 day notice to pay or quit

B. Changing the locks to the property

C. Filing an Unlawful Detainer

D. Calling the tenant


8. When screening a tenant, you may discriminate for the reasons:

A. Citizenship

B. Prospective Tenant with guide dog

C. Water bed

D. None of the above

9. Landlords may charge a non-refundable cleaning fee.

True or False

10. At the end of a lease term the contract becomes:

A. Null and Void

B. Active until a new lease is signed

C. A periodic tenancy

D. None of the above

Answers: 1C, 2F, 3A, 4F, 5T, 6C, 7A, 8D, 9F and 10C.