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We are currently renting a home in Beverly Hills, Fl. We
Hello Pearl,,,We are currently renting a home in Beverly Hills, Fl. We have had nothing but refusals to make repairs, or having the landlord & property manager say it is our problem. … read more
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The house that I've been renting. for 19 mos is in escrow. I was served with a 60 day eviction notice. I have been trying very hard to find a place to move but haven't been successful. There is a housing shortage here and I have 3 dogs which doesn't help My date to be out is tomorrow May 8th Have tried to work with the landlords but they will not budge They said that the are going to change the locks. I have read that they need to file an unlawful detainer before they can do that also She is now saying that I owe her rent money that I don't. I t was a verbal agreement that I didn't have to pay the last two months so that I could rent another place but she is saying that I owe for 5 months I'm not sure when escrow will close. It is being sold to a corporation and all of the structures are to be torn down. What are my rights if she changes the locks? Also I have rented a storage unit and in the process of moving everything to storage … read more
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3 year lease; landlord pays for pool maintenance and gardener.Since week 1 of lease pool was leaking & this is separate nightmare that has been ongoing. The current state: black pool water & 12 foot h… read more
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I live in a townhouse with an HOA. I noticed that one of my
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We have lived in our rental since June 21, we have had problems since we moved in and nothing has been fixe Air conditioner is rated for a 1000 sq ft home and ours is 2000 so it never cools off less t… read more
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