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My husband and I live in a duplex that was a new build when we move in. The yard has a sprinkler system. When the water meters were installed a separate meter was installed for each of the 2 units. Th… read more
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I currently rent a building and land to a business. There
I currently rent a building and land to a business. There was a dispute and I am no longer a part of the business, but they are still here. For many years, the business paid both their utilities and m… read more
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I live in Nashville, TN in the Trails Apt & the new managing company is forcing door-door trash pick up without giving us the option to use or decline. They are charging $10 for now & $20 when you ren… read more
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I live in a duplex in Parkland, it sold in Dec 13. New owner
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Can a landlord file a evict notice in the state of CA if i
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my landlord has been add adding on more charges to my rent
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I am a landlord in Topeka, Kansas. I own two multifamily homes divided in 3-5 apartments. I pay all the utilities in these two homes, because there is just one meter and it is very expensive to get di… read more
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Hello and thank you in advance for answering my question. I
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My wife and I live in the St. Louis area. She is employed as
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I own a single family house that I lease to a tenant in Texas. The lease clearly states that all utilities are the responsibility of the tenant. Last month, the tenant's next door neighbor informed he… read more
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