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I am being charged for replacing carpet in my old apartment
I am being charged for replacing carpet in my old apartment because "it smelled highly of cat urine". However my house never smelled like cat urine and she never peed on the floor. I have people who w… read more
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Well I saw a virtual tour online and I signed a lease and
Well I saw a virtual tour online and I signed a lease and signed a lease. My move in day kept getting pushed back because the previous tenant had not removed all her things yet. So come the 4th my mov… read more
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M. Jacob Mihalov
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We got charged for replacing the carpet from our landlord.
Hi, we got charged for replacing the carpet from our landlord. Just wondering if there is any way to avoid the charge? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
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This is a weird one. My mother in law had a medical problem
This is a weird one. My mother in law had a medical problem and was taken by an ambulance. She rents a room in a big house with other tenants. Due to the medical problem, she left urine in her room an… read more
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DanLegal
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Carpet new on move in.Landlord replaced due to damage their
Second opinion] Carpet new on move in.Landlord replaced due to damage their dog had done.No special prep to sub floors.2 yrs later blamed for smells which they say my little pom caused.They had a bord… read more
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I have a question regarding a landlord-tenant issue.
I have a question regarding a landlord-tenant issue. Recently, I have informed my roommates and our Property Management company that I will be moving out-of-state for a new job offer. My roommates and… read more
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I am a landlord renting a room to a tenant in a shared
I am a landlord renting a room to a tenant in a shared house. Her rent was $400 a month. She moved in on August 26, 2018, two days ago. It was agreed by both of us during the interview that once she m… read more
Nate
Nate
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We moved into a 2,000sqft home (Sept. 15, 2017) that was
We moved into a 2,000sqft home (Sept. 15, 2017) that was supposedly pet free and sanitary. Turns out we got hit with a wall of urine smell 2 weeks after we moved in. We have had the carpets evaluated … read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
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Doctoral Degree
8,215 satisfied customers
We closed on our home 2 weeks ago. The home is in Montgomery
We closed on our home 2 weeks ago. The home is in Montgomery County MD. After moving in we discovered cat urine all throughout the carpets and even wood floors. The smell has increased since we moved … read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,215 satisfied customers
Our Daughter and Son-in Law who currently reside in an
Our Daughter and Son-in Law who currently reside in an apartment in Broomfield, CO signed a lease for an occupied apartment to move-in in on Friday 25 November, 2016 without inspecting the apartment..… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
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Doctoral Degree
8,215 satisfied customers
While I was renting an apartment, I put up 2 ceiling fans.
while I was renting an apartment, I put up 2 ceiling fans. Before I moved out, I replaced them with dome lights. When I initially moved in, there were old, outdated lights there; no fans. Can my forme… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
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45,549 satisfied customers
We signed an 18-month lease that turned into a month to
We signed an 18-month lease that turned into a month to month and just moved out after almost five years. The lease said we were not allowed to have pets without the landlord's written consent. We did… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
Is my tenant breaking the lease by having a cat. The cat
Is my tenant breaking the lease by having a cat. The cat Destroyed carpets and hardwood flooring. He was only given permission to have a dog. Is he liable for damages because according to the carpet c… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
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Doctoral Degree
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I moved May 2015 and my landlord now claims rental unit is
I moved May 2015 and my landlord now claims rental unit is unrentable due to cigarette and pet urine odors, even though he has repainted and replaced carpet. I am willing to pay for repairs, but if he… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
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Doctoral Degree
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I rented an apartment for about 7 months. I paid a damage deposit
I rented an apartment for about 7 months. I paid a damage deposit with on along with a pet deposit. I have two small yorkies, one being only 2lbs. They are both house broken. On a rare occasion my 2lb… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
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We have had persistent water infiltration in our basement since
We have had persistent water infiltration in our basement since March 9. I have paid out of pocket $500 for pet treatment. The carpet was ruined by the landlord's cats and is permeated with cat urine.… read more
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INFOLAWYER
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Doctoral Degree
90,100 satisfied customers
The tenant has vacated the property with proper notice but
The tenant has vacated the property with proper notice but has forgotten to professionally steamclean the carpets and paid her rent late the last month, and also burned the carpet in one room. Can I c… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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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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