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If this isn't covered on here, I understand! Long story short. Had renters that were supposed to purchase. They didn't. Left without 30 days notice. But this is not about that. Figure I'm dead in the … read more
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I hope someone can help me. I am moving out of a rental I rented for 1 year. I've never been late on rent, have professional landscapers take care of the yard and trees and changed the AC filter every… read more
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I moved into a house and lived with a roommate. We both had our own rooms. The roommate left and 3 others joined me to live in the same house. We all signed a new lease. The old roommate moved out and… read more
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