Landlord-tenant law will vary depending on your region. Take some time to assure the interviewer that you are aware of the rules, policies, and regulations that you will have to know and follow as an Apartment Leasing Agent. If you are new to your career, be sure to express a willingness to immerse yourself in the regulations present in your region.
"I closely follow the regulations in my area to protect my clients, properties, and tenants. I understand the basic types of landlord-tenant relationships and rules around abandonment, eviction, privacy, and more. I plan to continue keeping myself educated on changes that arise and do so with Google alerts as well as reading local market reports."
"I understand the basics as I have begun to study in preparation for this interview. There are laws and regulations that all parties must meet, including topics surrounding damage deposits, contracts, discrimination, background checks, and more. I am eager to learn more as I grow with your agency."