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Second opinion] Can I ask a tenant who I gave 30 days notice to sign a document stating that she did/did not make copies of the keys (she indicates which option) and if she does not want to sign it, d… read more
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Second opinion] I had a tenant that had dogs and caused major damage to my home..we had a text conversation that she would not be getting her $3000 deposit back..this took place 21 days after she vaca… read more
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Barristerinky, once a money judgement has been entered in a California eviction case (landlord suing tenant for unpaid rent and legal fees), does the landlord have to serve anything to the former tena… read more
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If a landlord is over the 21 day security deposit Return is the tenant still responsible for damages? … read more
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My renter moved out April 1st 2016. he kept the keys and
my renter moved out April 1st 2016. he kept the keys and never returned them but sent the remotes back after 45 days or more. I waited 3 days then changed the locks and purchased and programmed new re… read more
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Hi, How much time does a landlord have to do a move-out inspection? It has now been a month and he says he will do the inspection in another week. He lives out of state and has not been to see the hou… read more
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Former landlord kept all deposits, three days unused rent.
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My landlord is withholding our security deposit. he hasn't
my landlord is withholding our security deposit. he hasn't disclosed any reciepts of how it was used and its been 6 weeks since we have vacated. we have brought it to his attention and he has said he … read more
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I had a renter that is asking for his deposit back. The interior
I had a renter that is asking for his deposit back. The interior of the house was left ok with the exception of 2 broken windows & the garage door clicker wasnt returned. He also had a dog which was a… read more
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I am the Landlord of a California single family residence.
I am the Landlord of a California single family residence. I returned the remaining security deposit, an itemized list of all deductions, copies of the reciepts and pictures of all of the items that w… read more
Lucy, Esq.
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Califonia My tenant gave me a 30 day notice on 3/14/2013
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Hi Lucy, if I signed a document stating I acknowledge that
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I have a rental question. I live in Southern California. We
I have a rental question. I live in Southern California. We asked for a walk thru 48 hrs ahead of time per their check out rules. We were not given that. When my husband went there to do the check out… read more
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My daughter and I leased an apartment for about a year and
My daughter and I leased an apartment for about a year and the apartment owner does not want to give our deposit back. He is charging us for defects we did not cause. The apartment was painted before … read more
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RE: California Renter Law, Refund of Security Deposit My landlady has retained a $500 amount from my security deposit for repairs to the stone tiling in the unit we rented. We did damage the tile, so … read more
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