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I pay my rent early ever month and take very good care of

Hello, I pay my rent early ever month and take very good care of the property. My Landlord is mean abusive over the phone. They live out of State, I live in their townhouse in Scottsdale Az. I tried to pay an Early payment today, only to discover that the closed my account. They are trying to kick me out for no reason.. This is scary and hurtful. I am a single woman that is 52 yrs old...

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Included with a new landscaping plan we plan to present for

Included with a new landscaping plan we plan to present for HOA approval, we would like to remove 2 queen palms located within our private yard of our townhouse. The HOA requires us to get the sign-off of our 2 immediate neighbors before presenting to the board. Can our neighbor block us from getting our landscaping approved because they will not sign if we are going to remove the 2 trees?

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I just started a Year lease on August 1st and then received

I just started a Year lease on August 1st and then received an email on August 3rd that the owners of the townhouse are selling the property. They are offering a 50% discount on the rent for the remainder of the time I live there while it sells and closes with a 60 day notice to move out. They are very demanding that I change to a month to month lease and sign the forms by the end of today. Do I deserve more compensation? Thank you

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I rented a town house for 4 years. My landlady was extremely

I rented a town house for 4 years. My landlady was extremely nit picky and fussy. She did a run through with us when we were moving out. She absolutely flipped, accusing me of destroying her kitchen cabinet. There was 1 scratch on the bottom corner cabinet due to the way the cabinet doors closed. There were 2 other marks where the finish had rubbed off a bit. They were small barely noticeable. My husband did the best he could to fix them but we could not match the color of the cabinets exactly. She insisted we "destroyed" her new cabinets. First the cabinets may have been new to her but they were not brand new. She bought them from someone who had removed the cabinets from their kitchen and was replacing them with new cabinets.She also flipped out because, as per the lease, my husband had patched all the holes in the walls from all the pictures I had had hung up in every room. We did not paint the walls because I did not feel that it was our responsibility to paint the walls when we moved out. It has been 30 days since we moved out and I have not received my security deposit back. She had told me she was going to use my security deposit to restoring the townhouse to the :prisyine" condition it was in when we first rented it. She told me she was going to take me to court. I don't feel that my deposit should be used to restore her rental to the exact perfect condition the house was in when I rented it. What can I do to get my security deposit back?

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I own a townhouse that I am renting. The two tenant who

I own a townhouse that I am renting. The two tenant who signed the lease have sublet part of the property to another family. I have a property manager who used ther leaser For Members Only Apartment Association: California Southern Cities. Approved Form #F11-10/13.This lease states in #7 ASSIGNMENT AND SUBLETTING _ Resident may not assign all or any portion of the Agreement nor shall Resident sublet all or any portion of the premises. Any attempt at assignment or subletting shall be void and an irremediable breach of this agreement. MY QUESTION: SINCE THEY DID HAVE ANOTHER FAMILY move in to share the rent does this VOID THEIR ONE YEAR LEASE? A 3 day Cure or Quit notice was served and there is no change # of residents. I do not want to serve an eviction notice. Can their lease now become month to month because the subletting is an irremediable breach of their lease.

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I bought a townhouse in what I was told was an up and coming

I bought a townhouse in what I was told was an up and coming neighborhood, intending to live in it forever. 3 years later I found myself on permanent disability and needing to move out of state to care for my elderly mother. I kept paying the mortgage, even taking an interest only loan for 2 years. Since property values had dropped dastically, I rented out the house to cover payments, at the same time going in debt to rent a place near mom. Finally I had to move in with her. Now I cannot get/keep renters as the neighborhood has deteriorated severely. It was never my intention or desire to be a landlord - this is not investment property. Now I owe 75K on a place I will never return to and cannot rent. If I could sell it, it would only go for 25-30K, with no improvement expected. The bank will not consider reducing the loan and is very resistant to a short sale. Since my disabilities affect my ability to interact and reason, I looked for a lawyer to deal with the bank, Lawyers in my state say they don't know the other state's laws. Lawyers in that state don't return my emails. I know I need to let the house go, but I hate to walk away without a word. What can I do and where can I find someone to represent me?

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We own property ( County, Texas) with a utility easement

We own property (Harris County, Texas) with a utility easement (electric). We are the owner's of the easement.Question: Does homeowners association have any rights to the utility easement?Thank you.

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We (wife and I) own a townhouse rental property in Oregon

We (wife and I) own a townhouse rental property in Oregon (note Oregon is not a community property state.Thinking about transferring the ownership into an LLC for the obvious additional liability protection.So would like to know any other pros and cons. For example, will the LLC have to file a federal income tax?Or can we continue to report the rental on Schedule-E in our personal joint return?Other questions and issues:# ***** ***** LLC asset insulated against being tapped for long term nursing how cost and would have to be liquidated and spent down before I became eligible for medicaid (or whomever pays once a nursing home resident is unable to pay)?That is, seems to me that that once in the LLC that property no longer belongs to me, and if, for example, the LLC operating agreement says "no member may sell their interest in the LLC, sell and LLC property, or encumber it without unanimous agreement of all members" (or something like that) , that on-the-face-of-it that asset should be untouchable. Yes?I know that with an LLC our other assets (our personal savings, etc) are supposedly protected against liability occurred by the LLC property. But does it work the other direction: That is, again, although functionally speaking I have value I for practical purposes have control of an access to in the LLC, if I were sued for actions unrelated to the LLC could the LLC's property get taken or tapped even though it is not in my name?# ***** are also considering creating a typical revocable living trust. How does that dovetail with or conflict with having so-to-speak assets in an LLC? Does one somehow put the LLC in the trust? Or does one make the trust a member of the LLC? Or simply do estate planning for THAT asset outside the trust (such as provisions in the LLC agreement for that happens on death of one or all of its members?

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Where can I find the language addressing Florida Condo

Where can I find the language addressing Florida Condo Associaitions :1. Obligation to comply with new regulations requiring the installation of sprinkler and/or Engineered Life safety systems (ELSS) and2. The language allowing the new regulations on sprinklers at least to be "opted out of" by Associations?

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