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Almost similar question- in NY staterented a house for a year- contract stated no dogsdog was later accepted by landlord- who said as long as take care of damages-after one year- scratches on the floor by dog.There were preexisting scratheces on the floor by other renters (who had dogs) and most significantly- the floors were covered with rugs- prior to our move and the rugs created significant discoloration (UV) which requires complete resanding.this discoloring problem predates us and had nothing to do with us.The landlord now wants us to cover the entire cost of resanding (approx 5,000 sf- $15-20,000). This covers ares that have no scratches but the floors all connect.I have brought three sanding experst and they all say the damage from the rugs, which predates us- requires that the floor be sanded regardless of scratches.What do we owe this landlord?

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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 recently moved out of a house. I had a rental agreement

Hello, I recently moved out of a house. I had a rental agreement that included a $75 late fee. During our 3 year rental, we paid a few days late 8 times. We maintained communication regularly, and always offered to send the late rent along with the late fee. At the time he verbally waived the late fee each time(I don't have proof). After moving out, we received the itemized list of repair charges that are legit, along with a dedication of $600 from my deposit for the 8 late fees. Is this legal?

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Im moving out at the end of this month but I have the same

im moving out at the end of this month but I have the same landlord at my new property. We didn't replace the carpet and it's kinda a ruin. Could my new lease suffer?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yet. I haven't moved out of the old house yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I believe that's it.

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I am a tenant and needed legal assistance, california

Hi I am a tenant and needed legal assistanceJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: california anaheimJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no nothingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes this is about move out charges and if I can be helped. I moved out of an apartment and I am being charged a lot of money which isn't even based off of the civil code 1950.5

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I was renting a house and had a 1 yr lease. I broke the

I was renting a house and had a 1 yr lease. I broke the lease after 8 months due to personal reasons. I gave 2 months notice that I would be vacating and paid an additional months rent when they could not find a tenant. so I paid for a total of 10 months. I paid a $1800 security deposit and a $250 refundable cleaning deposit. The landlord is refusing to reimburse for either. Am I entitled to a refund of the security deposit?JA: Did the tenant give any advance notice that they were leaving? What kind of lease agreement did you have?Customer: I gave 2 months notice. Standard RE agreement. it does not state there is a penalty for early termination.JA: Where is the property located?Customer: Mesa ArizonaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I thought you were the lawyer

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In a rental agreement with a tenant, our lease says tenant

In a rental agreement with a tenant, our lease says tenant is responsible to repair all damage to glass, screens and storm doors. an expensive window was broken, clearly the result of a major impact. tenant claimed it was possibly a bird, no ball or rock was found immediately after the breakage. He believes he is not responsible, that it was an "act of God" Clearly someone pounded on the window or threw something at it. The lease says tenant is responsible. It is regardless of cause of breakage. He is not taking care of it. How should it be handled?

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Unter texas Code 92.056 It states that I am to allow a

unter texas Code 92.056 It states that I am to allow a reasonable time for them to take care of the problem, in this case termites. The two times that pest control has came out is on the 7th, and the 13th. The 7th for the second floor of termits comming out, and the 13th, the 3rd floor.Can I still use Texas Code 92.056 on this?I don't want to be here any more, but I feel like things are going to be getting worse.Can the apartment complex counter sue, or can it wind up costing more than just there added fees "breaking a lease" like lawler fees, and court fees?I find it interesting how the apartment has sent out a letter to everyone today saying this:Dear Landing at Round Rock Residents,This is advanced noticed that we will be conducting a due diligence interior inspection of all apartments beginning Monday, April 17th at 9 am. Therefore, we will need access to your apartment home from Monday, April 17th through Friday, April 21st. Inspections will be conducted each day between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Unfortunately, we are unable to tell you which day or time your inspection will take place. Please make sure you leave your top (keyless) deadbolt unlocked if you will not be home and secure all pets.Thank you in advance for your cooperation.Landing at Round Rock Management

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My son signed a lease agreement in December 2016 for housing

My son signed a lease agreement in December 2016 for housing to start in august 2017 thinking it was a waiting list application. My son is no longer going to this University, and they was the full lease agreement money. The last page of the contract which is the addedum has the wrong start date and is not signed by the landlord, not intnialed by my son. How do we get out of this?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I don't think the landlord just contacted usJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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