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I have refused the landlord entry to my unit twice (the 5th&

I have refused the landlord entry to my unit twice (the 5th& 11th ) for their semi annual inspection. I have faxed them a letter telling them I would let them in on the 17th. or 22nd thru 31st, along with copies of 'tenants basic rights' ( no matter what the r. agreement,or lease states, limits on landlords right to enter. see p.33-36) Which states that a landlord can enter a rental unit ONLY for one of the following reasons:......There are no reasons stated for inspections, other than initial before move out. or w/ waterbed. Today at 11am. they scheduled the 3rd. notice of 'mandatory unit inspection'.Also on the notice, 3 day notice to comply or quit. for violations of the lease agreement and, house rules, which by the way, are written by bending what the law actually states. It's actually pretty hilarious. It would seem that they are actually showing 'Intent'.Am I within my rights? If so, should I continue denying entry?By the way, even after my letter they attempted entry w/their key on the 5th. and I personally denied them entry on the 11th. so I now have my 2nd notice of violation.Thank YouBill Carterph. fax(###) ###-####

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Was a tenant in a condo, before we moved out, the outside

Was a tenant in a condo, before we moved out, the outside pane of glass on a sliding door was shot with a bb and shattered. We were told that during our renting, we were responsible only for the inside of the the apartment and the condo association was reapinsible for the outside. We just received our deposit check back minus the cost for a sliding door. Is this legal to deduct?

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Our tenants moved out July 10th in Los Angeles from a single

Our tenants moved out July 10th in Los Angeles from a single family home and we returned all but $100 of their security deposit as they left an old rusty she'd in the backyard that we have to dismantle and remove. We gave them a second opportunity to remove the shed themselves when they complained about the $100. The tenants could not remove the shed and agreed to the $100. It has been about 3 weeks and we have not had the time to remove the shed. The tenants have asked for their $100 back as the shed is still on the property. Is there a certain time frame in which we need to remove the shed? Also the tenants planted trees on the lot and did so prior to having permission and removed them when they moved. What is the CA law on the removal?

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Barrister

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What is the landlord's right tenant causing troubles and

What is the landlord's right for the tenant causing troubles and harassing the landlord?Tenant is a construction worker but he is out of job, so he is trying to use my house as his source of income by claiming that my house is not safe to live, and lots of areas will need to fixed, etc. He demands that they need to be fixed right away and he is implying that he will do the work but he doesn't want to write any contract, and demands the money by yelling and screaming.My house was built in 2006, and we had other tenant living in that house with a small baby for a couple of years with no issue, but with this new tenant started his occupancy in April 2016 causes too much trouble and I'd like to him move out. Please advise what can be done, ad what kind of lease law in CA will have some clauses in related to my situation?

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I own a property (condo) in Oklahoma, live in state. Awhile

I own a property (condo) in Oklahoma, live in Washington state. Awhile back i had a tennant that really did me in good, i had to totally renovate the place (new carpet, clean duct system, repaint, tear up flooring and replace, replace kitchen cabinets and appliances). I have always planned to get a judgement against her, but honestly just haven't yet. is there a statute of limitations in Oklahoma on landlord rights for filing against a tennant? She abandoned the property, and my contractor stated that after digging into things, it looked like meth lab activity had taken place. That lead to more expensive repairs and cleaning that originally thought. A little over a year has passed and im about ready to get a final bill in place of what it cost me for what damage she did, but im not sure if i ran out of time to file judgement on her. Also, i was informed i might be able to file a lein on her tax return until im reimbursed. Is this true?

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Another question about homeowner associations. Our bylaws

Hi. Another question about homeowner associations. Our bylaws allow owners to rent out their homes. The question has come up. Does the owner give up his or her right to use the common areas to the tenant if owner rents out his home?

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As a landlord if I ackoleage that I know my tentent has a

as a landlord if I ackoleage that I know my tentent has a service dog for a child am I giving up any of my as landlord rights

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Lucy, Esq.

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Landlord passed away in April 2015. Verbal agreement. I've

Customer: Landlord passed away in April 2015. Verbal agreement. I've continued to pay rent. Now the supposed executor has put the house up for sale (no written notice that she is the new owner/landlord) but wants me to sign a new month-to-month agreement with them and is asking to take photos and hold an open house. JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: What additional details do you need? JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Real Estate Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: yes JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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My landlord wants to raise my rent, however my lease hasn't

My landlord wants to raise my rent, however my lease hasn't ended (it doesn't end until 2045) and the lease says that the rent is $800 due on the 10th of every month. Can they legally do that?

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