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My tenants just moved out and left the carpet on 9 out 0f 11
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If a tenant, owing $5400 in rent, leaves the property in total disaster (2 broken windows, closet doors gone, commodes unusable, carpet with ground in dog poop all through the trailer, holes in the wa… read more
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I own a house in Florida, and I am renting it out right now.
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Hello, I spoke with you a couple of weeks ago. I hooked up
Hello, I spoke with you a couple of weeks ago. I hooked up the owner's washer machine and the house flooded upon moving out. Well, it gets even more complicated. We had a lease and 3 days after I move… read more
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I have been given a 60 day notice to move without any explaination
I have been given a 60 day notice to move without any explaination as to why. I have complained about the landlord because she is asking all my guests who they are visiting after I buzz them into the … read more
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