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Can a landlord retain a security deposit to fully paint a

Can a landlord retain a security deposit to fully paint a room after we move out or should they have charged only for touch ups on the small areas that were spackledJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No we just received noticeJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Lease said to repair any damage from TVs hung on the wall - which we spackled but then received move out instructions from the agency telling us not to spackle or paint anything. They avoided our calls and emails when we tried to contact them to schedule the final inspection date and to clarify. The property was sold and new owners moved in the day after we left

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I am the President of a Homeowner's Association and another

I am the President of a Homeowner's Association and another board member is verbally harassing me via email. What are my remedies?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California. His harassment is specific to how I am handling a conflict between him and one of our vendors.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: He is sharing his harassment via email by copying the vendor in question, our management company staff and other board members.

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I bought property in Indiana in June 2007 paid 3.7 million

I bought property in Indiana in June 2007 paid 3.7 million bank pass the loan, and I start marketing to sell in 2009 and found out I pay way over than the value we moved from CA didn't know the value in Indiana it was a motel. Our loan was approved with American Enterprise Bank I found out the loan office who did our loan was corrupt he did lot of loans which bank is default and he has lot of cases against him and bank fired him and he is underground somewhere, I sold property on short sale this Jan for 2.1 million I have to do short sale on it, I lost my all life saving in it, it is not my fault bank has dishonest loan officer who did false appraisals and pass that loan if the loan is not approved I will never bought it. My question is there any way I can sue the bank and get something back I lost 8 years equlity and 1.6 million value lost in it. Please advise.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Indiana and Bank is based in IllinoisJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, I don't know who to talk I want somebody who can take my case get the fees from the settlement I don't have money to pay upfront.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: That loan office I think has good terms with Sellers's and was getting paid to approve the loan my loan was 504 I have to short sale on SBA and then I did settlement with SBA paying money from my pocket, and American Enterprise get all the money I owe them. His name was Akash Brahmbhatt, bank knows he did bad loans what my loss is done what did I got if bank fire him.

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Does the court allow a landlord to retain lost rent from a

Does the court allow a landlord to retain lost rent from a security deposit, based on the tenants refusal to allow entry, with written and posted 24 hour notice, 3 separate times, with the time set by the TENANT, with 6 people arriving to see the apartment, due to baby sleeping. are there any cases to quote?

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I have a renter that reports me to the city before making me

I have a renter that reports me to the city before making me aware that she has a problem. We have been dealing with water problems & are addressing them quickly. We have not replaced a carpet in a back area as we need another rain to make certain we have fixed the problem. I sent an A.C. guy over this week. He says the a.c. is cooling but has a small leak that he fixed that is not uncommon. She told him she knows it is toxic & expects a new a. c. She is 3 months into a 2 yr lease. She finds everything wrong with the Hs. I need to know if I can get hr out soon & how ?? Please help.....we have other rentals & never problems like this.

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I am a Real Estate Broker in WA state. I am in a situation

I am a Real Estate Broker in WA state. I am in a situation where a client called my office asking for me by name and that client was given to another agent so that my brokerage could collect 50% of the commission instead of 10% if the client had gone to me. Do I have any legal grounds to stand on in demanding that the client is transferred over to me?

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I just moved out of my apartment two days ago. And I

Hi. I just moved out of my apartment two days ago. And I received a bill of $1020 for additional fee including $95 for general cleaning and $700 for trash removal and $225 for full paint. When I asked them for photo evidences, they provided me with some photos that didn't even shot in my apartment! And all the trash removal fee is charged to me and my roommate because they find magazines that have our names in the trash room, not in our apartment. What should we do?

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We have rented a property in Avon, Indiana last 4 years. I

We have rented a property in Avon, Indiana for the last 4 years. I was told that the property needs to be recorded if you are in the leased home for more than 3 years. If not, it voids the agreement. Does that mean that the lease agreement has to be for more than 3 years, or does it count if it's consecutive? There is a holdover clause in the agreement that we signed in 2011 but we haven't signed an agreement since that time. Please advise.

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I need some real estate advice. we had purchased our home on

good morning. i need some real estate advice.we had purchased our home on may 24th. we had not been able to move in at that time due to our daughter still being in school and we had moved out of the district. that being said we were not in the home until the 25 of June.Our home inspection was May 8th. that being said there were items that needed attention. one being repointing the brick outside our front porch and redoing our back porch. we were told the brick was no big deal. there were a few other items as well which the owner had taken care of.once officially in the home we hired a mason who was to give us an estimate. upon doing so noticed that the cracks were not one of just a simple fix. he went to the basement to observe and found structural damage to a load bearing wall. it was visibly seen and he is not an engineer. we immediately hired a structural engineer that had reported substantial damage to the load bearing wall and the structure of the front of the home. the structural engineer had told us given the damage the transfer of the deed should have not gone through. this was not noted in the original inspection and as mentioned clearly visible to two other professions, one being the mason. we called the company who employs this inspector and were told they would send him and a field manager out together to observe the damage and to get a copy of our report from the engineer. within two days there was a response telling us that they would refund us the money paid for the inspection but that would be all given he is an engineer. wow. also, there was mention of the basement at one time gathering when it would rain "real hard', and the inspector found it be corrected and wouldn't any further issues. well, in the four times it has rained we have gotten rain in our oil room which is directly. we noticed that that room and the small mud room attached are directly under where this structural damage is which is causing it to become wet and soften the issue with the load bearing wall. the rain just puddles in the one spot as a result we have puddles below. this is long i truly apologize. Also we have wood flooring through our the home. during each time the house was seen there was an area rug and a bed over the one room. during our final walk through we were told the rugs had stayed since the previous owner didn't need them which we thought was nice gesture. however my daughter wanted to remove it from her room, we felt a slope in the one particular room i described above and there is a hole in between two of the slats of wood. you can see straight through to the concrete. all three of these items were never disclosed and do we have any recourse?

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