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barristerinky, Attorney
Category: Landlord-Tenant
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Experience:  Attorney for over 15 years, landlord 26 years
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My tenant left my property in the following condition; *a

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My tenant left my property in the following condition;
*a rotten. molded and abesto floor underneath a washing machine that leaked for five years from improper installation; insurance company refused to pay and said it is was the tenants responsibility- new floor installed and subfloor 4-9 hours to install; plumbing redone and removal of cabinets
* lawn grass not cut and scrubs. tress over grown; cost me $300 to get done
* broken door knobs (3)
* two/three light bulbs missing in ceiling fans
* installed a second alarm key pad with another security company without my approval
* trash left on property and asked my handy man to remove.
* curtain rods and other items left in three rooms on the floor.
* broken toilet
*refrigerator and sink left unclean, said she did not have water; she turned it off before cleaning.
Should I return deposit of $750 and do I have grounds for not returning deposit. My lease addendum states all above is the responsibility of the tenant.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  barristerinky replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will try my level best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can.

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Can you tell me what state this is in?

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Did you have the work done or did you do it yourself?

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Have you kept any receipts for materials or labor?.

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thanks

Barrister