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IN NYC, after eviction for non-payment, does the renter owe

IN NYC, after eviction for non-payment, does the renter owe rent for the remainder of the lease term if already evicted?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: New York CityJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They evicted in May, the lease goes until the end of November.

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I need a California HOA lawyer, california, I bought a condo

I need a California HOA lawyerJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: californiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I bought a condo in San Clemente in January to use as a second home and vacation spot for me and my friends and family, filling in with paying guests between our visits. I did a lot of due diligence before buying and bought one in which the HOA and city have minimum 30-day lease requirement. None of the 4 guests I've had has stayed for the full 30 days but I have reserved the property for 30 days every time. The HOA is up in arms, claims I'm doing short term rentals and am a hotel even though it is vacant most of the time due to the 30 day restriction, and that should be better for them than people who stay the whole time! Now they are talking about imposing a 90-day minimum, which I think would be a partial taking of my property rights since it was 30 days when I bought it. They also fined me $250 which I have not paid, as I am only renting it once every 30 days. Please advise.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I tried writing to HOA, & attending their meeting. The mgmt company has failed to respond to my written request for a list of homeowners, and won't give me Board members emails either, and suggested I write the Board and explain the 30-day per renter restriction that I am following but they failed to forward it to the Board as promised. They fined me without following their own requirements for a hearing for me; they kicked my rep out of their monthly meeting to go into executive session about this!

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Good to talk to you again. I have 4 questions relating to a

For Barrister:Good to talk to you again. I have 4 questions relating to a Texas Real Estate Transaction that involves a Standard Texas Real Estate Residential (TREC Document) contract with a closing scheduled for 90 days in the future and a standard TREC temporary Lease so the purchased can occupy the property while she works to improve her credit. 1. The purchaser is separated from her husband (not legally) who is in a different state - does this create any particular contract issues since he will not be a party to the transaction. 2. Can I (Seller) hold the earnest money ($15K) instead of setting up an escrow so early? #. 3. Can the agreements be extended another 90 days if the purchaser needs more time? 4. Can the purchase contracts include a provision that the purchaser must enter a standard TX Residential lease if the purchase is not concluded and also state that the earnest money will not be refunded but will be held by seller/landlord as security for tenant performance under the lease?

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Our lease Ends April 30 2017. We have No month to month

Our lease Ends April 30 2017. We have No month to month clause in the lease. The landlord told us he was going to renew the lease. Then said to renew the lease he was going to need a rent increase. There were some other issues with appliances leaking gas and what not so I was going back and fourth with him about renewing at an increased rate. He then comes to the home to look at things starts nitpicking everything taking pictures and leaves. My fiancé writes to him telling him we will renew the lease at increased amount as long as we have safe appliances. He then comes back at 11pm on April 4, 2017 telling her in a reply email that he is not renewing the lease. Can he still force us out April 30, 2017 and didn't he have to provide us with more than an email in the first place ?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Oh I'm sorry. OhioJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No just emails. He then said he would provide a lease extension through May because my daughter is in school and doesn't get out until June 1. But there are repairs and things he wants done on the house and we have to pay him so he can pay the contractor is $2500 upfront and then he will provide the lease extension to us for one month even though he already has a $2300 deposit from us. Essentially using the fact that my fiancé is almost 5 months pregnant, my daughter still has a month of school left, and the fact that we had no time to look for another place, as leverage . Basically saying you give me a check so I can pay my contractor to come in the month of May and make repairs and do things and then I'll give you a one month lease extension and then at the end of May I'll do the final inspection and if I see fit I'll give you your deposit backJA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: OkJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Um I think that's most of it

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I have signed a contract to buy a house and I still have 6

I have signed a contract to buy a house and I still have 6 months on my lease. My landlord has said she will take me to court if I dontJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Brunswick county, NCJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I don't think soJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: it's a long story but the fact is I did sign a 12 month lease which has six months left on it

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We have a commercial lease. One month in (after making

We have a commercial lease. One month in (after making cosmetic improvements) we found out that the address was never issued by our County and we could not obtain a zoning permit to get our business license. The landlord had to have known. She had a previous tenant. There is no legal description other than the incorrect address. Can we 'void' this lease and request a refund of our security deposit, February rent and improvements made?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: Virginia.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What do you mean?JA: What confuses you?Customer: We can't file any paperwork for that space until the County assigns a number.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm the person in virginia with the commercial lease

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I just want to know if a FL realtor can write up 2

I just want to know if a FL realtor can write up 2 consecutive residential leases to bypass the limit of not being able to write a single 2 year lease?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: FLJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I'm in seattle and I want to break my lease early. I think I

I'm in seattle and I want to break my lease early. I think I have justified reasons, but want to make sure before I go down this road. Can you help me?

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Can our landlord superglue our locks shut the same day we

Can our landlord superglue our locks shut the same day we are served with a eviction typed paper from them not the courts?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: OhioJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: With the court?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nothing with the court

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