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I am a renting my house to a women that is in arrears

I am a renting my house to a women that is in arrears $1500.00. I have spoken to her to pay or move out. She asked me to give her the long weekend in June 2016 so she could remove her belongings. They are still there, she did not pay her electric bill so here electric has been off for sometime. I have a text from her that she would be out at that time. I put a pad lock on the driveway gate. Where do I stand legally?

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I found an listing on Apartment.com and I'm interested in

I found an listing on Apartment.com and I'm interested in it. I contacted the agent to view the unit. The agent asked me to fill the lease form with my information and make booking deposit of the first month rent and deposit. The contract clearly stated all deposit will refund if we don't like the unit upon viewing. After we paying the deposit, the agent said we have to pay 1500 extra for the home insurance to the landlord. If we don't, " In the event the applicant fails to take possession after the rental application is accepted, the Deposit and/or first month's rent will be forfeited as liquidated damages.Before release of the keys and actual move-in, the Apartment Insurance – Protecting Your Apartment...2015 HUD Resolution, if applicable, must also be paid." He also said the landlord just inform him and now we have to pay it before viewing. This is what he said, "The landlord just inform me that you should pay just the insurance that is in importance when viewing all move in you can now pay the balance $1000, the landlord has accept you...."

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I have lived in a senior apartment a little less than 2

I have lived in a senior apartment a little less than 2 years. I have received a 60 day eviction notice and no reason for the eviction was given. What are my rights?

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Occupants including a brother are not on the rental

Occupants including a brother are not on the rental agreement. I will name them and all others in possession, on a 3 day notice to pay or quit. A sister that was on the rental agreement moved out a month ago. She had an understanding with her brother that he would move out by the 7th of Dec. On Dec.7th he was sentenced to 6 months in jail, with no bail. His girl friend with another person are still there.Do I put the sister's name who has moved out on the 3 day notice pay or quit? The original rental agreement included their parents who recently died who I have not put on the 3 day notice to pay or quit. I do not want to go after damages.

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On Nov 13, 2015 I was approved apartment in LA county after

On Nov 13, 2015 I was approved for an apartment in LA county after completing a rental application with credit check. The original agreement was to rent the apartment with a one year lease (as indicated in that application). On Nov 16, I placed a holding deposit and the property management and I both signed their "Apartment Rented Form" for a term of one year and a specified monthly rental amount. The move in date is set for Dec 26 with the signing of a one year lease at that time. I was provided a welcome packet.Three days ago, the property manager for the property management company contacted me and stated that they now want to change the terms of agreement to a monthly rental and raise the rent to a higher amount after a couple months and at which time I would be then be able to sign a year lease. This was not the original agreement. Is the "Application Rented Form" a legally binding document given that now they are trying to change the terms? I want to move into the apartment under what we agreed upon when I gave them the holding deposit, what is my recourse?

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Nice to meet you i have currently lost my mother she has

hello nice to meet you i have currently lost my mother she has passed away on sept. 8 2015 and i inheritaded her mobilehome and i am legal owner of the mobilehome i was granted tenancy but a few days later they want to evict me due to my 18yr old daughter pass history.but my daughter is not an occupant here in my home. i have been living here since 2011 and i have letter from stepdad that has also passed that states i lived with him and my mother to help them around the home because they were both terminally ill.i was given a oral agreement that my husband and i passed our background check and were charged 37.79 each a non-refundable fee and the manager returned me that money he gave me 80.00 dollars instead of not returning it. he also accepted my mnthly rent for oct and signed my rent receipt 2015 . few days later gives me my money order back and says the lawyers want me out and if we didnt come up with some type of agreement they were going to serve me with a 5 day notice .i know

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I am a new homeowner with my brother ( we inherited a house

I am a new homeowner with my brother ( we inherited a house in Maryland.My brother wants his daughter to be in the house and he is willing to pay half the rent to mehowever, she wants to rent to an out of town guy from NYC who does not want to fill out or have his current landlord contacted and even though he is married ( he crossed out the section on the rental application listing anything relating to his wife).What do you think? Can I check his criminal history and his credit history without him filling out much of the rental form - and is this ok to rent to this guy?

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Currently in litigation with a former tenant who claimed on

Currently in litigation with a former tenant who claimed on the rental application to make a salary of over 7,000.00 per month from his business. The courts have ordered the tenant to produce his 2012 income tax return. On the return, his taxable incomeis 36,000.00. Gross receipts for his business are 78,000.00. Opposing council is arguing the gross receipts for the business are proof of his 7,000.00 per month salary statement on the rental application although the total gross receipts for services donteven equal 84,000.00. On a tax return, what is considered income for salary purposes?

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Dear Attorney, I own a duplex on a llside. The lower unit is

Dear Attorney, I own a duplex on a hillside. The lower unit is only on quarter the size of the top unit. The top unit is two stories. Behind the lower unit I excavated into the hillside to expand the lower unit. When tenants moved into the top unit, unfortunatelywe did not finish the lower unit expansion yet. The new tenants complain about excessive noise and invasion of their privacy from the construction side. Nobody ever needs to get into the top unit. The tenants pay $6000/month rent, so I first offered a compensationof $100/day reduction in rent for each day of excessive noise. They accepted. After increasing complaints I increased it to $200/day. They do not think $200 is enough compensation. Do they have the right to change our agreement and propose an entire monthof free rent if there is any construction during that month? I agreed to one month in the future to be determined by me. But they insist that they get this month free rent (retroactively) because I already had 4 days of construction. They agree to noise associatedwith necessary repairs but not to new construction. So I cannot do anything in the excavated area unless I give them an entire month of free rent , no matter if there is only one day or 20 days of noise. So I cannot install windows to waterproof the area,because it will cost me an entire month rent for just one day of work. What if I try to coordinate all jobs into one month (trenching a window well outside, install 5 new windows, install flooring, install bath, shower, lavatory and laundry facility) and dueto delays it pours a few days into the next month? This does not sound reasonable. Please let me know what my rights are, and how to proceed.

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