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I surrendered my rental keys 17 days early from my 30 day
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My tenant did not surrender her keys until March 28, 2017.
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My lease is 1 Sept 15 - 14 Sept 16. I moved in on Sep 8 and
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I was in a month to month lease with my landlord. He suddenly
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We leased a home in July, paid first, last, security deposit,
We leased a home in July, paid first, last, security deposit, and pet deposit. In October the landlord sold the house and promised to pay us damages upon our signing a new lease. The deal closed at Th… read more
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When I moved into my current dwelling the owner stated that
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My lease ends on 6/30/2013. My landlord requested on 4/21/2013
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We rented a house in Michigan and I got transferred. I faxed
We rented a house in Michigan and I got transferred. I faxed the realtor a copy of the letter from my employer on 7/25/12, stating I got transferred. The lease stated we had to give 60 days notice, so… read more
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I am the landlord/owner of a house in California, and have
I am the landlord/owner of a house in California, and have recently involved myself with a couple who were interested in renting it for 12 months. We met on July 4, 2012 when I showed them the house, … read more
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I live in North Carolina and and 30 day notice to my LL dated December 19, 2011. Am I required to pay the landlord rent from January 1 to the 19th. My rent is month to month and I already paid decembe… read more
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