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I rented a townhouse for approximately 3 years, the initial

Hello, I rented a townhouse for approximately 3 years, the initial contract included a non refundable pet deposit and a secure bond deposit. We have been going round over $600 as they are saying I needed to replace the carpet due to pet stains. I referred to the original contract and they are saying only the last contract which has no reference to the pet deposit is valid and I have to pay. What right do I haveJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: Miramar, floridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: On my credit report yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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My husband and I own a townhouse that has been lived in by

My husband and I own a townhouse that has been lived in by my mother in law until her death, and then by my daughter while she went to med school. My son is also on the deed to the house. So I assume my husband and I own half and my son owes half. At this point we want to sell the house and use part of it to pay off some of our daughter's med school debts. We live in Florida. I am assuming we will have to pay long term investment tax but does it make a difference that a family member has been living there? My daughter will be making about $25,000 for this last half of the year for her internship so I thought about transferring my son's half to my daughter who has lower income this year. But then I thought for her it would be short term investment that would be taxed. What is the best approach to take before we sell it this summer?JA: No, you can ask a one off question to try things out. Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I mentioned in my question that we live in Florida.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Can a condo board tell you you have to disconnect a

Can a condo board tell you you have to disconnect a washer/dryer because a new rule is going into effect in the near future when you were allowed to have a washer/dryer from 1978 until the new no washer/dryer goes into effect?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Arlington Heights, ILJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: The board attorney is currently reviewing the new rules & regulations. They have been passed by the current board, but not given to the members in their final form. He has a draft.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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In a townhouse unit it is my understanding that ownership

In a townhouse unit it is my understanding that ownership includes the land on which the townhouse is built. Is this correct?JA: Where is the property located?Customer: property is located in Henrico, VaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Have owned townhouse for 20 plus years. What paperwork?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We are having some issues regarding the borders fronting the units. I have always understood from our documents that this was to be maintained in good order or the Board of Directors would address this with the owner.

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I have a question regarding on my townhouse. I have a new

I have a question regarding on my townhouse. I have a new neighbor moved in last year and he wants to put up a fence on his side of the townhouse. The fence will block our street view due to nonsymmetrical layout of the property. We are 2 condos/townhouses and we are 50/50 ownership. Can I object to the proposal? Do I have any legal right to against the new fence putting up on his side? Thanks.

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I just bought a townhouse and now there is a massive special

I just bought a townhouse and now there is a massive special assessment. The management firm had an envelope study and it was published well before I purchased my home but they never furnished that information. So I was wondering if I had any recourse?

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I own a townhouse in VA (purchased in 2008 for $339,000) - I

I own a townhouse in VA (purchased in 2008 for $339,000) - I moved to WA state for a job in January 2014 and have rented it since then. I am selling the townhouse (scheduled to close next week) and want to know what I am going to owe in capital gains. The sale price is $368,000. Thank you.

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Is it legal to put in the ML listing a different the HOA fee

Is it legal to put in the ML listing a different the HOA fee than the one is expected to be paid?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: OregonJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: yes we are about to close on April 18thJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am buying a townhouse in Beaverton Oregon. The HOA fee in the listing was $350 and now that I am reviewing the agreement before closing I find out the HOA fee is $387 (11% higher). I feel I was mislead. This is an investment property and that HOA fee impacts me negatively. Who is accountable for misinforming in the listing? What can I do now?

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We are renting office space and our land lord has rented the

we are renting office space and our land lord has rented the rest of the offices in the building out to people to live there. we would like to get out of our lease and wondering if that is possible.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: vaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no. just beginning the conversation with themJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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