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The landlord is charging us for the replacement of carpeting
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Landlord let herself into my (paid for) apt. without permission or notice. Can she be fined for this? (Yelled at my daughter and said she wanted to "show" apt. Again, NO notice. Just opened door with … read more
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I recently moved after the completion of a three-year lease.
I recently moved after the completion of a three-year lease. I had a $2000 security deposit that was held by the real estate company leasing the property. They have since sent me erroneous charges inc… read more
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Hello, I spoke with you a couple of weeks ago. I hooked up
Hello, I spoke with you a couple of weeks ago. I hooked up the owner's washer machine and the house flooded upon moving out. Well, it gets even more complicated. We had a lease and 3 days after I move… read more
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The tenant has vacated the property with proper notice but
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My previous landlord is refusing to pay back our deposit saying
My previous landlord is refusing to pay back our deposit saying that there was damage over and above the cost of the deposit. It took her 30 days to let us know that she wasn't going to give back any … read more
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I have a few questions about the validity of some things that
I have a few questions about the validity of some things that I'm being charged for by my previous apartment and wondering what type of action I should take from here. I live in Texas and in early 201… read more
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I just moved out from a 2 bedrooms apartment which I lived
I just moved out from a 2 bedrooms apartment which I lived for 15 months. The landlord company charged me for over 1200 dollars replacement fee for a barely noticeable "10cm *10cm blue stain". (I have… read more
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Hello, I recently moved from a home in which I resided for
Hello, I recently moved from a home in which I resided for approximately 5 years. I placed a $1200 security deposit when I moved into the home. The home is 10 years old, and the carpeting was the orig… read more
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I am renting in a medium sized complex in Madison WI. Yesterday
I am renting in a medium sized complex in Madison WI. Yesterday I got a bill from management for $725 dollars because they replaced the wood door to our apartment. I did not ask them to; I did not kno… read more
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Landlord charging 200 for cleaning and paint. My father is
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Hello, Thank you for addressing my issue. Below, I have
Hello, Thank you for addressing my issue. Below, I have 2 questions. If you are only to answer one of the two, please answer #2 towards the bottom. 1.) My 85 yr. old mom and I are being sued by previo… read more
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This is a Pennsylvania rental lease question. If the lease
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My tenant of 5 years moved out and still owes me 15 days rent
My tenant of 5 years moved out and still owes me 15 days rent for this month.I have a 1800 dollar deposit which Ill deduct the monies from.She looked at home and there were damages she refused to sign… read more
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Our tenant just moved out of our house in NC. The appliances
Our tenant just moved out of our house in NC. The appliances are all dirty, no attempt was made to clean the oven, the dish washer, and the refidgerator has mold where the drinking water and ice is de… read more
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I recently moved from a rental home in Okla. City and the Landlady
I recently moved from a rental home in Okla. City and the Landlady has kept 100% of my $300.00 Security Deposit as damages for : 1. Repair nail holes in walls due to picture hangings. 2. REPLACE Carpe… read more
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I am a CA resident. My lease terminated on 1/31/12. I paid
I am a CA resident. My lease terminated on 1/31/12. I paid the rent in full to the termanation date. However, I terminated the apt. on Janl. 7th and had a final walk-through on Janl. 13th. I lived the… read more
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