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I have a tenant that never returned a signed copy of the lease. At the time she was in the hospital. On July 16th I had a text that they had it all ready and needed my signature so they could prove sh… read more
barristerinky
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I have been renting from this particular landlord for almost 2 years. We have never been late on rent and always paid in full. In our lease we have to provide electric, gas, and cable to the tenant be… read more
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My sister and her husband have been renting a house on a monthly basis without a contract for several years. The landlord has given them seven days to get out without a good reason. We have heard that… read more
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Our Apt is older and the Apt above us has control of the thermostat. We both pay our own Electric bill {not sure how that is determined 50/50 ?} We have no access to thermostat at all. The Tenant abov… read more
LegalGems
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HI, Sorry, I'm back :( When we had to move last time the landlord had to go out of town (conveniently) and we paid for the move (even though he states in the email below otherwise, which I guess for h… read more
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We discovered that our electricity and gas is paying
We discovered that our electricity and gas is paying for the common area washer (water heater for washer), dryer, common lighting, exterior lighting, garage doors and lights for a 3 unit building cons… read more
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I am a tenant. I live in San Francisco in an old unit with a shared gas/electric meter. When we moved in we agreed with the landlord that we would pay 1/4 of all his gas/electric bills (there are 4 su… read more
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socrateaser
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I been living in frankford apt complex for two years...never been late on my rent...i moved from a smaller apt to a larger one...during that move the lady in the office said i had used thier electric … read more
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We live in Iowa.We were on a month to month lease after our
We live in Iowa.We were on a month to month lease after our one year lease had expired. We gave landlord thirty day notice on Nov.1 verbally, and by email at landlords request. One week later we were … read more
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I have a tenant that is delinquent for Sept rent by 80% of
I have a tenant that is delinquent for Sept rent by 80% of the rent. I have been paying his electric bill for about 16 months only because he could not switch the service to his name. He repays me for… read more
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my landlord has been in the garage of the house I am currently
my landlord has been in the garage of the house I am currently renting a couple times without my notice. Also, they took their names off the utilities which were included in the rent according to the … read more
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Yesterday I was asked to a meeting with one of our tenants.
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We signed for 2 yaers renters aggreement, but we moved after
We signed for 2 yaers renters aggreement, but we moved after 1 1/2 year of stay.With Property Manager permission,after walk thru inspection of the house, he allows us to turn over the keys and garage … read more
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Lucy, Esq.
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I have tenants in NC that have pets with a no pet clause. In December, we found out they h
I have tenants in NC that have pets with a no pet clause. In December, we found out they had toy poodles and 3 pitbulls. By email, they were given 5 days to get rid of the dogs. They said they did. In… read more
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We signed a 24 month lease (we wanted a 1 year, but the agent pushed for a 2 year) on a privately owned home through a leasing management company. We have found the ability to move BACK into a home we… read more
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