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How bankruptcy affects rent?

Tenant | Sunday, March 17th, 2013 12:21 am

It can become very difficult for someone who had filed for a bankruptcy to buy a new mobile phone most especially trying to rent an apartment to live. On the other hand, even if you had a bankruptcy in your record, you can still try to get a lease; how difficult it would be depends [...]

Pros and Cons of replacing appliances

Tenant | Sunday, March 17th, 2013 12:19 am

When I moved in to my apartment it already has a working washer and dryer that is very old, unproductive and not really effective when it comes to getting my clothes clean. I am seriously considering buying a new and working washer and dryer for the apartment.  But I have a serious question in mind; [...]

Plumbing issues

Scott Jackson | Saturday, March 16th, 2013 6:30 pm

  I am currently renting an older house that in 10 months of living there have had the sewage back up in the basement twice.  This most recent time, last week, they did have someone come out and clear out tree roots for the second time, but left the roots and bodily waste all over [...]

who could i ask for help to pay my deposit on a property

stacey | Saturday, March 16th, 2013 12:15 pm

i have to fill in an application form to apply for a property and i need a a sercurity deposit how could i ask to help me get the deposit ??

bed bugs

Deborah Belcher | Saturday, March 16th, 2013 6:22 am

we complained about bedbugs,called the building code complaince officer and requested to a file a complaint…..she refused stated she has the entire town to do……..i told her we were contacting the rental protection agency then …that same night we got a 5 day notice to vacate and terminstion of our lease due to having a [...]

Pro rate rent

UniquelyMade | Friday, March 15th, 2013 6:21 pm

My landlord does not seem interested in keeping her property up kept.  In July 2010, she released me from my 12 month lease because she felt I was not happy here.  I explained to her that I was happy here, but that her property needed attention.  I told her I would give her a written [...]

rented a house four months ago/ landlord sold house gave me 30 day notice

Raina | Friday, March 15th, 2013 6:17 am

My Family and I rented a house month to month just moved in four months ago/ landlord sold house gave me 30 day notice. she knew we were looking for long term. I don’t think you wake up one day a say oh am going to sell my house. she did not charge me a [...]

need help

ashley wise | Friday, March 15th, 2013 12:41 am

              michael wise:I live in an old apartment complex on the second floor above an older couple, and right across the hall from them are the property managers who are also their family. So every complaint gets blown way out of proportion. The floors are very thin, and wood. They are constantly banging on the [...]

Can a landlord sue for unpaid utility bill?

Tenant | Thursday, March 14th, 2013 10:39 pm

Once a tenant signed a lease agreement that states that he is the one responsible to pay for the utility bills and not the landlord then he is the one responsible to pay for it and the landlord may feel safe from the utility companies for collections if ever the tenant will not pay.  With [...]

Who is responsible for repairs?

Tenant | Thursday, March 14th, 2013 10:37 pm

Both the landlord and the tenant must be responsible to make certain and maintain a rental unit to be habitable and in good condition to future renters. Although landlords must be held responsible for guaranteeing that his rental unity is fit for humans. Here is a list of the repairs a landlord must make. Maintenance. [...]


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