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hi i signed a lease for one year for a 1 bedroom in san francisco, starting 15 of september. i send the deposit and 1/2 months rent. i got a better option and would like to cancel this lease. i have not yet received keys. i would like all my money back. is it possible?? thank you… read more
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In San Francisco; I am looking to sell a tenant occupied condo that was built after 1979. Tenants have been in the unit for over a year. Once escrow closes; can the new buyer merely provide a 60 day n… read more
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