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I received and final bill and the apartment complex is

I received and final bill and the apartment complex is charging me for replacing the carpet even when it wasn't new when I moved in. They did not do a final walk through. I lived there for 4 years and the last time the carpet was replaced was a whole year prior. Would I be responsible for replacing the carpet?

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Whether it be from an apartment eviction or a foreclosure

Whether it be from an apartment eviction or a foreclosure eviction. Can your property be thrown either in the street or taken to the dump on the day of the eviction? Do you have a period of time to retrieve your property? Or is it placed in some type of storage for a set period before thrown away or auctioned?

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Loren: tenant vacating end of month. issue is what can i

for attorney Loren:tenant vacating end of month. issue is what can i deduct from deposit. i.e. late fees? disputing their requirement to return with pest treatment etc. carpet damage but life span of carpet nearly out.

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When we rented a home it had a fridge that we did not need.

When we rented a home it had a fridge that we did not need. The LL gave us verbal permission to use our fridge instead of his. When we removed it he asked us to leave it out front and he would come by an pick it up as he lives 4 door down. I had to leave and asked my daughter to watch the fridge out front and informed her Marty would be picking it up. I also notified Marty via text that the fridge was out front to which he replied he would be right there. As it happens someone else came by and started grabbing the fridge. My daughter approached the man and asked him if he was Marty, to which he replied yes. she then said ok and went back inside. 4 hours later when Marty actually came by he asked about the fridge. My daughter gave him a description of the person the took it and he replied that he thinks he knows who it was. This was three years ago. My lease ended 1 year ago and I have been on a month to month lease since. I heard nothing about this fridge until today as tomorrow is my last day in the house. Am i obligated to replace the fridge when nothing has been said about it for 3 years and nothing mentioning appliances is mentioned in the original lease?JA: OK. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: MissouriJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No just found out about this an hour agoJA: Is there anything else the Real Estate Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No have been great lessee, never late on payment and have personally made 10K worth of improvements to the property at my own expense.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Real Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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My sofa was disassembled by a moving company and destroyed.

My sofa was disassembled by a moving company and destroyed. I was told it wouldn't fit up the stairs but they never even took it off the truck. When the carpenters brought it back they said it never had to be taken apart, it would have fit up the stairs. They put it back in horrible condition saying things like "we never see ones this nice" and "they should have sent Jose to do this job". I was charged $300 for the disassembly. The sofa was over $3000. I was just notified that with all of the other damages from the moving company, and the damage to the sofa I would get a check for $201. Disassembling my sofa was never part of the moving contract. I have photos of the sofa on the truck. I have texts and there were calls saying they were confident they could reassemble it in the same exact condition, and it's horrible.

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My former landlord (stepdad) is threatening to sue me

My former landlord (stepdad) is threatening to sue me for damages to my old apartment as well as whatever money he will lose on his keys for cash deal plus 5x that amount for emotional distress. I was going to head over there and clean it at the end of the semester as I work and go to school full time. We've been moved out for 3 weeks and he's just now complaining. We had no lease, no receipts for rent, no walk thrus. 1 of the 2 rooms was unusable the entire time due to the drop ceiling had fallen down. Can he sue me? Should I attempt to go over there and clean it now? He also threatened to tow my vehicle after its been in the same spot since we moved and there is damage to the side that had to have happened by his trailer

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Previous tenants just moved out of my house I rented with a

Previous tenants just moved out of my house I rented with a one year lease. They damaged the house which I documented. They had dogs also and I went through the house with an infrared light to document all the spots where I found the dogs urinated. I plan on taking the security deposit to cover the damages. The tenant sent me an email the day they moved out with threats they will sue unless they receive 100% of their security deposit. The damages total $3300 which I documented from 2 quotes and receipts. What is the correct way to document the damages, as I expect to go to court to fight to keep the security deposit.

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My former landlord is withholding my security deposit

My former landlord is withholding my security deposit claiming pet damage to carpet. When my girlfriend and I met with property managers, Both managers were very rude and one yelled racial obscenities following us in the parking lot as we were leaving complex. The other proceeded to calling in a false report to police. How can I pursue legal action against them?

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I recently moved out of an apartment. These were the

Hi,I recently moved out of an apartment. These were the observation were made for the floor carpet during the inspection when I was moving out:1. One stain in bedroom, no bigger than 1 ft x 2 ft2. One stain in living room, no bigger than 1 ft x 1 ft3. One tear in carpet, 2 ft in length, for which I had already asked for repair last year. They have this request on their record, and no one came for any repairs ever.Finally, I was told that I will have to pay $50 for the stains and they can fix the tear in the carpet without charging me.Now, I got a letter from them asking for $458.50 for carpet damages. I would like to know if I am responsible for paying this much amount. I would like to add that the carpet was already very old, and I suspect that they were going to replace the carpet anyway.Here is the content of the letter:“You have previously occupied apt 917 at Stonegate Villas Apt. During your duration in that unit you sustained damages, you were responsible to take care of the charges as a stipulation of your transfer into unit 717. I have attached a few documents for your review. 1) Pictures of the damages in apt 917 that we walked and looked together 2) An estimate from our carpet repair contractor that states it needs to be changed out they could not repair the damages 3) Your checkin/check out sheet that you submitted to us 72 hours after you moved in apt 917. As you can see you did not check that the carpet had any damages 3) The price sheet from our Carpet Contractors that show the cost we had to pay to replace the carpet in apt 917, after you moved out.You were charged $50 for Kills treatment on the wall, it had numerous stains and grease spots.You were charges $608.50 for the carpet replacement with a $150.00 credit for normal wear and tear.The total charges you are responsible for is $508.50.Please let this letter suffice as evidence that you are fully responsible for these charges.”

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