Resources on Maryland Business and Landlord-Tenant Law
Below are a set of links and resources gathered together by the Law Office of Robert D. Lourie for the benefit of Maryland landlords and business owners. Feel free to bookmark this page or save it to your favorites so you have these resources readily available when you need them. If you need advice or representation regarding a particular legal matter, call our office in Annapolis at 443-569-0234 for a consultation with Mr. Lourie.
Quick Links to Relevant Portions of the Maryland Code:
- Entire Maryland Real Property Code
- Maryland Mobile Home Law
- Duties of Mobile Park Owners
- Maryland Consumer Protection Act
- Real Property Construction Trusts
Maryland Real Estate Commission – This body examines, licenses and regulates real estate licensees in the state of Maryland. Licensees can use this site to apply for, renew or reinstate a license. Consumers can search licensees by name to uncover disciplinary actions in a given time period.
Maryland Attorney General – This office offers a publication called Landlords and Tenants: Tips on Avoiding Disputes. Additionally, you can find a page with information on leases, rent, security deposits, eviction and a host of other landlord tenant matters.
Maryland Department of Commerce – For starting or growing a business, the DOC website provides information on applications, licenses, investment opportunities and government assistance programs for businesses.
Maryland Secretary of State – This agency publishes the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) and the Maryland Register. Online services allow you to search the Trademark database for information on trademarks and service marks or the Notary database to find information on a notary public. There is also a section with abundant resources for condos and timeshares, including links to a condominium application and the Maryland Condominium Act.
- Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation – Visit this website to search for a business entity by name or appeal your property tax assessment