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I currently have an agreement with a property manager to handle the rental of my home.¬† The home is in Florida, as are my husband and I, but the property¬†is 7 hours away.¬† A tenant moved into the home in mid-August.¬† The tenant paid pro-rated rent for August, full rent for September and 1/2 of [...]
I need some advice. I had given my tenant a contract to read over, which she didn’t sign, 4 years ago. I stated in the contract that I am only prepared to pay X amount for Water, which is included in the rent. Last Jan. I increased the rent by $50. I did not write up [...]
Just found out my renter has had a pet. I confronter her and she said that she has had pets visit from time to time. When I was in the unit I could see evidence that ther had been a dog in the place (fur on the ground, nose marks on the glass slider,etc) The [...]
Can a CA Water company make the landlord liable for a deliquent water bill from a previous renter? My new renter wants to set up their account and they wont let them unless I pay the balance of the old renter’s amount. Also found out past renter added me as secondary account holder without my [...]
Hello there! I need some advice and quick!
I have a rental home in South Santa Clara County – California that has an ancient pool. The pool has given me serious headaches since I bought the property three years ago. Now the pool has black algae and after three different estimates on #1) remodel vs. #2) [...]
I’m¬†a new live in landlord who rented out the spare room for the first time as I needed the money to help pay for the mortage. My tenant paid his deposit (provided reciept) but didnt sign a contract. We had verbal agreement that we’d give a month notice if he was to ever move out. [...]
I have a wolf spider infestation. I have recieved numerous spider bites and they are everywhere even in my bed! The problem has been going on since the begining of September. I have attempted to contact my landlord on numerous occassions. I was finally able to reach someone the begining of last week. They agreed [...]
My tenant did not pay the last months rent. This would be fine, but not having a security deposit I am out of pocket for repairs which include: wall damage, broken sink and door, basic cleaning. This person is a goverment worker and is relocating in Europe for the job. To make this worse she [...]
My renter and I had a lease that ended in June and is now month to month.¬† Today is October 8th.¬† I spoke with my renter who is late for the 4¬†th time with rent in the past 9 months.¬† In short, the dog ate my homework excuse has nothing over on this guy.
This time, [...]
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