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My son and 2 friends just signed a lease a week ago, after
My son and 2 friends just signed a lease a week ago, after viewing an apt while the tenants were still there. They didn't look closely under sinks, etc. As my son got the key, at night, he could see t… read more
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I have a tenant that just vacated. Tenant lived there for 8 years. She received apt freshly painted and clean. I just performed the walk-thru (tenant not present) and found that tenant made no effort … read more
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Hello, my son lived in NJ. He died in May. He Apt rental office said we are required to pay 40 days of rent fter we break/terminate the lease. So the took the whole security deposit an are billing us … read more
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My tENANT DIED AT WORK. SHE HAD A SON THAT SHE DID NOT PUT
my tENANT DIED AT WORK. SHE HAD A SON THAT SHE DID NOT PUT ON ANYTHING. NO WILL. THE PLACE IS A DISASTER. HE PROMISED THE APT WOULD BE CLEANED HOWEVER, HE TOOK ALL THE FURNITURE EXCEPT THE WASHER AND … read more
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a relative passed away a few days ago. He lived in a rental apt. He has no assists, not will. next of kin are two estranged sons. who is responsible for clean up of the apt? … read more
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It looks like my landlord (leasing company) is scamming tenants
It looks like my landlord (leasing company) is scamming tenants taking unreasonable fees from deposit. When I emptied the apt to move out after living there for 2.5 yrs the blinds were clean (have pic… read more
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My son and his fiancé moved into their first apt. when I went to visit I noticed a strong
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Is there a law in NJ regarding when a landlord can remove the
Is there a law in NJ regarding when a landlord can remove the money from the escrow account holding the security deposit? I have a landlord who withdrew the money on 4/29 when I wasn't due to vacate t… read more
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June 23rd into June 24th 2013, my car was vandalized by my
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