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Hello. My lease expired at the end of February, 2018. However, in October, I informed my landlord that I was moving out in December. The reply I got was "I'll update your account with a lease end date… read more
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my son is in college last year he rented a house with 6 other boys. His lease ran from Aug 1, 16 to July 31, 16. Last November 4 of the boys decided not to re up with the owner. They require a new lea… read more
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I believe my security deposit is being unfairly kept. My
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On Feb 18th I signed a lease agreement to rent a condo in AZ
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I have been living in my apartment for 3 years on a yearly lease while the ownership of the property has been switched off several times to different owners. Under my new landlord ownership my yearly … read more
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My tenant for 4 years did not watered the yard, When they
My tenant for 4 years did not watered the yard, When they left I found cracks all over the house. I called a foundation company and it will cost $11,000 to repair, also, the bushes and tree roots grew… read more
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Hi I previously had a landlord I had many issues with while living under his tenancy. I no longer live at the residence and resided there from May 2005 to February 29, 2012. From May 31, 2005 to May 3… read more
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Im being sued in small claims court for rent (commercial)
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