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Kokua Line: Rental pact can be verbal, but details must be clear to both parties

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                                “Rental agreements between landlords and tenants are legal in both written and oral forms,” according to the “Handbook for the Hawaii Residential Landlord-Tenant Code.”

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    “Rental agreements between landlords and tenants are legal in both written and oral forms,” according to the “Handbook for the Hawaii Residential Landlord-Tenant Code.”

An oral agreement normally creates a month-to-month tenancy; an oral agreement for a fixed term may not exceed one year in duration, the guide says. Read more

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