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Landlord Comes in House without Permission! Help!

Tenant | Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 9:11 am

I  rent a duplex, my landlord continues to come into my home, with out permission.  just this weekend she came in the change the light bulbs.  Why?  I’m not sure.  I asked her not to do it then it turned into an argument that ended in.  " This is my house not yours".  I explained […]

Judgement against primary tenant

Carmel26 | Thursday, May 21st, 2009 9:32 pm

I have been subletting an apartment(in a private house) from the prime tenant for about two years.  The primary tenant moved out of the apartment over a year ago and I as well in another tenant is still living in the apartment. The owner(landlord) of the house started a non-payment petition against the primary tenant even though she […]

Lease Renewal Issue

Tenant | Friday, May 8th, 2009 9:17 am

My boyfriend and I have been in our current apartment (in Ohio, Cleveland area) since March 2008.  We signed a one-year lease, but as of the end of February 2009, weren’t sure if we wanted to move out yet.  We have since decided that our monthly rent was too much for us to handle, so […]

Lease extension?

esm | Thursday, May 7th, 2009 4:27 pm

I recently became fortunate enough to purchase my first home.  My lease ended at the end of April, but my home will not be ready until the end of June.  I went to my rental office and signed a 2 month extention and explained that I really needed 3 months.  I was told that it wasn’t […]

I have 1 dog

Pet Issues | Thursday, May 7th, 2009 9:17 am

I am not sure what tod o. I have one dog  and it is part of our agreement, we pay on time,  mow our lawn, and keep everything looking nice, we dont punch holes in walls or do any damage to the property, however latley there has been bad weather down here in VA so […]

Tenants rights foreclosure

Kyle | Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 10:18 am

So my landlord was forclosed on and the property went to the bank.  I talked with the bank and they refused to give me any information. So I decided I would wait for an offical notice to vacate.  Yesterday, I got a notice that the property was going up for sale at an auction in […]

Landlord Rules…

Mary | Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 2:14 pm

My land lord requires that if you want to move something out of the apartment you book a freight elevator. I sold a sofa and tried to book the elevator. My landlord has refused to grant permission unless I come up with a notarized letter saying I am will be responsible for the rent for […]

Deposit charges after refund?

Molly | Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 4:32 pm

Our lease was supposed to be up Sept 1, 08.  We bought a house so called her (and written notice) 30 days in advance we would be vacating the property 8-24 but would pay the whole month and not break the lease.  We met with her at the house on the 24th returned keys, she refunded […]

Break the lease

A boy, wife, and dog | Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 9:52 pm

We moved into an apartment in January 2009. Since day one of moving in we’ve had issues. We moved into a leaking dishwasher and a leaking bathroom faceut. The landlord fixed them both within a couple days. They did not have the dryer or washer that they said we would have. It took them over […]

Use deposit for last months rent…

| Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 7:46 pm

I want to live my deposit but my landlord doesn’t want me to stay that because he wants his rent.