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I'm sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you. My Mac went down and I had to have it repaired. I tried replying through my phone, but evidently to no avail. I just got it back up and running a few minutes ago and wanted to first reply to you.
I can see where some renters will be hesitant, and perhaps may not want there pictures or names posted. However, as you stated... Since pictures will be taken before the tenants moved in and after they have moved out, they will have no right to privacy interest. Would it be slander or anything else to just post the fallowing...
The pictures shown below are of the home located at 2380 Hwy 99w, Corning Ca, 96021, it was rented to XXXXX XXXXX, DOB 9-23-1979 and Jane Doe, DOB 2-21-1982, between the months of 11- 04- 2011 and 3-31-2012,
Neither this website, the owner of the property, landlord, property manager or the property management company hereby states anything negative or positive regarding it's past tenants. This sites purpose is only to allow you the viewer to see the before and after pictures of such properties. May the beauty of these pictures be in the eyes of the beholder. Absolutely no opinions or references have been or will be provided. All those who have posted pictures on this site have documented with witness to the fact, that these pictures have not been prefabricated or altered in any form or fashion and were taken just prior to the tenants taking occupancy and just after tenants had vacated the property or residence. Furthermore those who have post pictures also have documented with witness to the fact, that all pictures, are in the order of before and after just as they have been posted. In closing, we here at (blankety blank.com) again would like to remind you, that we form no opinions regarding the photo's posted, nor do we provide any type of reference, to anyone, as to what these photo's represent. So, once again we state...That here at (Blankety blank.com) we believe, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder and wish only the best to all the future tenants and their landlords. May you both find exactly what you're looking for.
Sincerely (blankety blank. com)
The site will then show before and after pictures of the home
Thank you for your help and understanding. Although I will do as you suggested and talk to an attorney, in your opinion only, do I need a written release to post their name and birthdate along with the pictures of the home. I noticed, that if I look up my name it states where I live and lived in the past. I will take no pictures of them.
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