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After I finished the contract for lease[In Aug 14 , 6:10pm ], I got the keys and he showed the apartment and parking lot, but there is one car already parked and he said he will take care that[covered… read more
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I have been overcharged for Water and garbage which is included in my rent each month. Can I break my lease without penalty? … read more
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We purchased a house and want to break the Lease we have
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My apartment was broken into. I only have 3 months left on
My apartment was broken into. I only have 3 months left on my lease, but want to move out early without paying a fee. Aside from the theft that occurred here, there have been numerous other documented… read more
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I bought a Mobile Home in a "Mobile Home Community" so I
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I am wanting a early terminantion of my lease. The lease
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I was allowed to terminate my apartment lease half through
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My wife and I are currently having some issues with the management
My wife and I are currently having some issues with the management of an apartment complex downtown Houston that we signed 1 year lease for and we would like an early termination with no issues to our… read more
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Hi my name is***** dont mind paying for some advice. My
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I rented an apartment 1 month shy of 4 years from my employer.
I rented an apartment 1 month shy of 4 years from my employer. Two years we signed a lease. The remaining two years landlord failed to meet with us to sign lease. During tenancy our vehicles were dama… read more
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I am a handicapped 75 year old widow living in an independent living facility in Plano, Texas. At the end of my first year I signed another lease beginning Jan. 1, 2013 for one year. The lease was sig… read more
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My former landlord in NYC has just sent me a summons for damages
My former landlord in NYC has just sent me a summons for damages suffered for non-payment of 3 months due to an early termination due to job relocation to FL. My boss sent notification of the job relo… read more
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My girlfriend and I are on a month to month lease in a southern california apartment unit. Recently we both lost our jobs and have no income to pay rent. The landlord served us a 3 day pay or quit on … read more
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We have about 6 months left on our lease, but we would like
We have about 6 months left on our lease, but we would like to leave ASAP. According to our lease: "Early Moveout: "You'll be liable to us for a reletting charge of $900.00 (not to exceed 100% of the … read more
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