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Fixer Upper rental

Luanne | Monday, November 3rd, 2008 8:01 pm

We have signed a six month lease for a single family home. Everything is going fine with the property manager, however the house has so many problems. My husband has missed meetings because he has had to wait at the house for a repair man. When it rains water comes into the dining room. They have […]

Landlord Harassment

admin | Monday, October 27th, 2008 8:39 am

I would like advice on what to do with a landlord. My friend is living in a 12 month lease apartment, 2 months in as of now. Recently the tenant asked the landlord to turn some music down at 10pm on a Weds night so that their child could sleep. The landlord got mad and has since […]

Apartment noise laws

Rob | Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 1:37 pm

I came to look at an apartment with a real estate agent who is managing the property for somebody, and has been for a while. On the day I looked at the apartment, it was early afternoon and everything was quiet. He had the lease with him and I stopped before I signed it and […]

Apartment utilities

obie323 | Saturday, September 27th, 2008 10:38 pm

I’m a current renter who is on a lease agreement for 12 months.  My situation is regarding our utilities.  We moved into our townhome on a lease agreement for 12 months @ $1345 per month.  To our knowledge our utilities were paid by us in our $1345 rental amount.  We signed our lease agreement and […]

property damage

Ant | Saturday, September 27th, 2008 6:11 pm

I damaged a linoleum floor when moving a piece of furniture. The suare foot area of the floor is aprroximately 100 square feet. The landlord said his homeowner’s insurance does not cover this and handed me an estimate of $1,600 for a new floor. My questions are – 1. Shouldn’t this be covered under the […]

problems with landlord

cadillac | Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 10:04 am

I believe I am a good renter paying on time, quiet and nice person.Since 10 years i dont have any problems with landlords or apt.managements. But where I am living now i have problem with this manager and who is his mom with landlord.First we had problem about parking lot . 12 unit aparments and […]

Landlord Deposit Refund

Shaela | Monday, September 8th, 2008 12:08 pm

I moved out of a small apartment complex in July and have received a letter stating that I would not receive any refund of our deposit.  We scrubbed the place up and down (in many areas that I can GUARANTEE have never been touched before).  We did not have our carpet professionally cleaned and were told […]

Former tenant

Need an answer | Sunday, September 7th, 2008 6:58 pm

I want to know if this is right. My Landlord filed for an eviction for late payment of rent. I was never served any papers for a court appearance. Because, I chose to stay in the unit and pay the past due rent. I went to apply for another apartment. Come to find out I had an […]

Tenant Felony Record

Ques | Thursday, September 4th, 2008 8:20 pm

I have a felony background. In 1998, I was accused of aggravated battery on a police officer. It happened when I was at a New Yrs eve party and e’thing got out of control. An officer was struck. He coulnd’t point out who did it, so e’one at the party was arrested. I didn’t have […]

Apt manager

Misha Rudov | Thursday, September 4th, 2008 5:57 pm

Hello Sauna, My name is Mikhail, I have a problem with my manager in my apartment building.  I live in small apartment building ( 21 units).The problem is that few years back she (agent/ manager of the building) put lights outside of my apartment door for cosmetic purposes using my electric power . My electric […]