I rent a mobile home on a month to month basis.On 2 seperate occasions they have had water leaks 1. hot water heater 2. back door leaking, that has rootted my floors making the home inhabital.There is no signed lease.I have fixed the floors on both occasion, the last one being a few days ago. The home is un kept (Dirty) and I want the tenents out. I just made an eviction notice today on this web site.Thier rent is paid untill Aug. 1st.I have a security deposit of 550.00, but the home is in need of more repair due to them not notifing me when damage occurs untill its a massive repair.What do I need to do after I send them this certified return receipt requested mail?
State/Country relating to question: North Carolina
I have asked them on numerous occasion to let me know if/when there is a problem, they never do, untill it's a big problem.
The house is very dirty, carpets are ruined, blinds are broken, window is broken and I've had to put in a new floor in laundry room and now replace the floor at back door & replace back door.
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Good afternoon. Unfortunately, you must go through the following process.....Your tenant, with no lease, is deemed to be a monthto month tenant. Under NC law, an owner can terminate the tenancy of amonth to month tenant by giving written notice of at least 30 days. If thetenant does not leave voluntarily, under NC law, the owner will then needto give a 10-Day Notice to Quit...meaning the tenant must vacate the premiseswithin that period or face formal eviction. Then, if the tenant still has notleft, the owner must file a petition for an eviction order. Once that isgranted...the owner can have the sheriff evict. Unfortunately, what the ownercannot legally do is move the tenant's stuff out, change the locks, or exerciseany other means of "self-help" eviction prior to obtaining theeviction order from the court.
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