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I have rented a house for seven years. I will be moving out
I have rented a house for seven years. I will be moving out at the end of this month. My landlord has come into the house without us knowing. He told us that we have to have the carpet cleaned or if t… read more
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I rent to 5 unrelated university girls in one house.The
I rent to 5 unrelated university girls in one house.The house has a not pet rule. One of the girls now is getting a companion support animal. The problem is two of the other girls say they are going t… read more
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We have a rental property in a very nice condo association.
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I moved into a house and lived with a roommate. We both had
I moved into a house and lived with a roommate. We both had our own rooms. The roommate left and 3 others joined me to live in the same house. We all signed a new lease. The old roommate moved out and… read more
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. I recently just moved into an apartment in Ohio.
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I moved out of the townhome I rented for a year. There was
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Next door neighbor moved in about 8 months or so ago. She brought
Next door neighbor moved in about 8 months or so ago. She brought with her 2 dogs and 2 cats although the lease agreement with the landlord states no pets. She would walk her dogs in the front yard an… read more
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Hello and thank you for any help you can provide Prior
Hello and thank you for any help you can provide Prior to signing an agreement with my landlord, I inquired about installing a satellite dish. He agreed it would be ok. The dish was on the back side o… read more
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