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To Legal Eagle: I am sending the final bill to the tenant. Can you please review the items marked with *** if any of these would be a problem if I have to go legal? Also which items are generally not … read more
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we lived in my last house for about 5 years. Our former landlord is trying to charge us for brand new carpet, all new painted walls, new garage door opener, blinds replacement, etc. He wants us to pay… read more
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I just move out and my landlord send me an itemize list claiming I owe $2500 in addition to keeping my deposit of 1000$ can you look at it? He listed carpet and and insane amount of labor hours. I did… read more
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Prior to moving out of my apartment, I received a letter stating
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So we rented a house in southern California for three months. At the end of rental term, we did a walk-through of the house with the landlord, both parties signed and dated a MIMO (move in-move out) f… read more
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. I am in Fort Myers FL. Moved out, left my place clean,
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I rented from my landlord from April 2012 of last year until
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