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I live in NC. I rent the loft in my home. I had a renter
Hi. I live in NC. I rent the loft in my home. I had a renter lined up who gave me a deposit and prepaid the first month rent. She came to pick up the keys when it was time to rent and then texted me t… read more
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My mother gave a full security deposit prior to signing a
My mother gave a full security deposit prior to signing a lease and is not going to move in. Notified Lessor 1 week prior to move in date. Does she have the right to full refund? Allegheny County in t… read more
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Paid one year in advance for rent, we terminated lease with
paid one year in advance for rent, we terminated lease with sufficient notice to landlord but the landlord is holding my prepaid rent and security deposit for damages. can she do this … read more
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I told my landlord i would be moving out 9 days before the
I told my landlord i would be moving out 9 days before the start of the month. she said it was okay. she accepted it. (she is allowing me to break a lease with 9 months remaining due to a precarious situation), i left for vacation from the 1st to the 8th and unfortunately was not able to hand her a notice. i contacted her the first of the month and told her i'd get the notice to her when i came back..she left a message while i was away saying she was looking forward to her. after speaking to her recently, she is now saying that a 30 day notice needs to be given 60 days in advance. i'm not sure if this is true - but, am i already in the wrong for giving a late written notice, even though she okay the verbal i gave her 9 days prior to the month? … read more
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barristerinky
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I am 73 senior, renting apartment for 14 years, parking
I am 73 senior, renting apartment for 14 years, parking space under the building was included and also a small storage space. Now, the house has a new owner. On 10/21 I have received a letter from a n… read more
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I had a tenant who left before the first month was over!!!
I had a tenant who left before the first month was over!!! Now he's threatening to take me to small claims court for the small portion of security deposit he did give me. I think it's around $600 or $… read more
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I was living in a unsafe duplex, Duplex is 90 years or more
I was living in a unsafe duplex, Duplex is 90 years or more old. Electrical problems throughout apt. No installation, etc. Landlord was informed in writing and verbally about issues stated. Nothing wa… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
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In July 2015 I gave a $1000 security deposit & a monthly
In July 2015 I gave a $1000 security deposit & a monthly rent of $700 a month rent. Aug 1st I paid $700. Then on Aug 18th I had to have a PaceMaker put in me, after I was sent to a Rehab Home for 18 d… read more
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We signed an 18-month lease that turned into a month to
We signed an 18-month lease that turned into a month to month and just moved out after almost five years. The lease said we were not allowed to have pets without the landlord's written consent. We did… read more
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Good Day! I have a question about my rent deposit.
Hello, Good Day! I have a question about my rent deposit. I was renting a friend's house last Oct, It was $1000/month plus deposit. She told me that her son will be mowing the grass for us, a thing sh… read more
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I am a landlord in Oklahoma. I had a tenant move in December
I am a landlord in Oklahoma. I had a tenant move in December 1 of this month . 2 days ago she stated that there is a roach infestation in the apartment. I have not seen any roaches in the apartment be… read more
barristerinky
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We have a lease with no specified dates. We have lived here
We have a lease with no specified dates. We have lived here for 2 months and we want to move. We gave 30 days notice and at the time our landlord said if she didn't have tenent ready to move right in,… read more
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My landlord, who is an attorney, lived in the house I am renting
My landlord, who is an attorney, lived in the house I am renting previously, and in moving stored a bunch of her belongings in the basement. She is building a house with her husband, also an attorney,… read more
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I have a tenant that moved out of my condo unit in the middle
I have a tenant that moved out of my condo unit in the middle of the month. So I have 500 dollars of money that I need to return to her (1/2 month's rent). However, She has done over a 1000 dollars wo… read more
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Hello, I recently vacated a house that I was renting in North
Hello, I recently vacated a house that I was renting in North Carolina. I gave notice and there was no damage to the house. My ex-landlord is now refusing to give me back my security deposit because, … read more
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I rented a duplex to this couple in Sept.2011. They signed
I rented a duplex to this couple in Sept.2011. They signed a year lease. They moved out the end of Dec. and never paid Dec. rent and the place was left a mess. I charge $700 a month ($650 plus $50 for… read more
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I live in Ca. I gave a landlord $1000 earnest money deposit
I live in Ca. I gave a landlord $1000 earnest money deposit for the rental of a house in Santa Cruz. At the time of deposit, I inspected the house and it had a washer and dryer that he represented as … read more
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I'm allergic to my roommates cat, which was brought in after
I'm allergic to my roommates cat, which was brought in after we signed a lease. I told her it would be agreed on a trial basis considering I have allergies to cat dander, she said, if it didn't work o… read more
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