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I signed A lease with a landlord in Clarksville TN on the
I signed A lease with a landlord in Clarksville TN on the 12th of this month. We pay for a application fee of $75, then we gave a deposit for $1327. My daughter pick up the keys the next day on 13. I'… read more
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I have been renting a house for 6 years. The first year was a one year lease, the property manager never had me re-sign a new lease, so my rent went from month to month. … read more
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My daughter gave a 30 day notice of intent to vacate Jan.
My daughter gave a 30 day notice of intent to vacate Jan. 12, intending to move out on Feb. 12. She intended to pay portion of the rent for Feb. but her landlord's lawyer says she needs to pay the mon… read more
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I had got an apartment with a friend last year November but
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My landlord asked me to pay the whole lease up front 12
Hi my landlord asked me to pay the whole lease up front 12 months and 8 days then I had to move three months before lease end, I thought she was repenting but she said so then she waited for me to cle… read more
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I actually have a few questions. I just got into a bit of a scuffle with my landlord … read more
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My My daughter signed a lease with two other people. Her
My My daughter signed a lease with two other people. Her name I believe was used only for her credit since as she never paid the rent. Her (then) employer paid the rent. My daughter has since been fir… read more
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Hello. On 5/23/16 my daughter signed a lease agreement to begin on 8/1/16 to rent an apartment, and paid $900 security deposit. She no longer wants that apartment, notified the owner yesterday, and ow… read more
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What are my rights when I sign a rental agreement for a specific apartment on a specific day to move in, pay for all the fees and first months rent then the apartment manager calls the next day and te… read more
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See below. A few questions: 1. Are we wrong in our
See below. A few questions: 1. Are we wrong in our expectation, (of an apartment that costs $2,300/month), that she has been treated horribly? 2. Do we have any recourse – if we hire you to fight this… read more
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Good morning, I am seeking advice on the following situation: I cosigned a lease with my daughter, Sarah, and her friend, Cailey, so the two of them could move into a two bedroom apartment together wh… read more
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I am a tenant who was told verbally by both of my landlords that it would be fine for me to break my 3 year lease one year early so I could purchase a home. They did this also on the phone to my husba… read more
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I just moved to the Chicago area about a month ago to work
I just moved to the Chicago area about a month ago to work a new job. Right now I'm living with my parents, sister, and her daughter in a one bedroom, one bathroom apartment. We recently made the deci… read more
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My daughter signed a lease which is to begin on Aug 22. The
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The landlord briech the contract, and we both agreed that I will move out yesterday, we had a meeting in the apartment at 6:00 pm to gave her the keys and verify that everything is perfect, and she ne… read more
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I moved in to my apartment in nov. 2011. I have paid $3, 060
I moved in to my apartment in nov. 2011. I have paid $3, 060 for security deposits, rent, and application fee. Also i paid decembers rent of 1200. so in total i paid 4, 260 dollars. When i moved in to… read more
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New to state oif NJ. Recently moved out and landlord gave back less than half rent deposit due to his changing toilet and finding some toys in there,yet tiolet was not clogged. He also charged bathroo… read more
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