Can we charge the cost it takes to remove his property to his next month's rent if we state it in the letter? He has a lot of stuff that would require additional cost for the garbabge collectors to take.
Tenant has not complied. He claimed he did not receive the original notice we gave him. My father said he left it on his door so apparently he did not hand it to him directly. Tenant told my dad he will "take care of it" when he returns from Hong Kong. He doesn't appear to be home when we knocked on his door last night. He may be out of the country right now. He might not be back for another 2 weeks my dad said. Can we go ahead with disposing his property that is in the garage at this point? Are there risks? Did we have to serve him the written notice in person?
But how do you prove that he got the notice though? What if my dad gives it to him in person but he then later denies that? And since he appears to not be in town and I am anxious to clear his things from our garage, can we relocate his things to the back yard for now?
The backyard is exposed to the elements so we can't guarantee protection from damage. it appears we might have to wait until he returns to serve him the paper in person. The tenant already said to my dad that he would "take care of it' when he returns. Can we put a date that is 2 weeks or less from the date of when we think he will return on this new notice? Because how do you pre-type a letter with dates on it if you don't know when you will actually be able to serve him the notice in person?
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