There is no ‘break the lease’ methods that are favorable to the tenant. You may negotiate with the landlord for an early termination but any agreement may include forgoing of a part or all of your security deposit, if any. If you leave without an agreement with the landlotd, you will be...Read more »
You should send the tenant a notice the lease period ends at the end of the next month at least thirty days prior the end of the lease term. For the notice to be effective for November 30th, the tenant should receive notice on or before October 1st. If you wish, you may advise the tenant that the...Read more »
Recently we denied a potential tenant because they did not have proof of income, rent payment and a security deposit. They picked the lock to the unit and moved in. We told them to leave and they are saying they are going to stay because covid19 allows people to stay without paying rent. We are... Read more »
Firstly, always remember that New Jersey Courts do not permit self help. If the facts as you state then are accurate then the persons occupying the premises are not tenants. They are trespassers. Go your municipal police station and sign a complaint for trespass. Also go to your municipal And...Read more »
Unless, the lease specifies the method of payment, any form of good funds are acceptable forms of payment. You can also pay by wire transfer directly into the landlord's account. Cash is also legal tender for all debts public and private.
Address the issue raised. There are a very limited statutory reasons permitting a Landlord to serve a notice to quit. Some of the permitted reasons require a Notice to Cease with sets forth the issue and the time period during the deficiency must be cured. There is no self help permitted in NJ. All...Read more »
As a tenant you have the right to expect quiet enjoyment. This means that no one, including the landlord, can harass you. Send the L.L. a letter, demand he cease his harassment. Deliver it personally with a friend or certified first class maik; if it were to continue, go to you local police...Read more »
Is it a written lease or oral. If written, check to see if there is any language concerning requirement to give 30 notice to terminate. Generally if you overstay beyond the termination date, the lease is automatically renewed on the same terms. So be sure you completely vacated on or before the...Read more »
Years ago I ordered cigarettes online without realizing they were so cheap because tax wasn't charged. My housemate and I are both on deed and both listed as single with right of survivorship. We have never been married and are not in romantic relationship. It is my understanding we both are... Read more »
The rule is that a judgment is valid for a period of 20 years. However, a judgment creditor may apply to the court to have the judgment extended for an additional 20 year period. When a judgment is docketed, it becomes a lien against all property the judgment debtor owns at the time the the...Read more »
My washer is in a shallow closet in the open area of my loft apartment. When it leaks, water goes under the door and out into the living area. I have slipped on water twice, and a guest of my almost broke her ankle when she slipped. I placed a towel at the door, but that does nothing to stop the... Read more »
Firstly, is a written lease? If so, does the lease specify the number of occupants? Without knowing if thee is a written oral lease, no definitive answer can be give, Also, remember the Court frowns on self-help. Also necessary to know whether it is a studio apartment or an apartment with one or...Read more »
With the current status of the Court in compliance Governor's Executive order quickness is not the word of the day. Deliver, with another disinterested person as a witness, a personal notice to the occupants that because the attached list of violations they must vacate by date certain. If they...Read more »
A member (35%) ownership wanted to sell an income producing property. The member gave power of atty to their son who put the property on the market with a licensed real estate agent. The other members each owning 34.5 % each (65% total) were opposed. There wan never a meeting in person or over... Read more »
Without reviewing all the organic documents, it is impossible to give an answer that is specific to your problem. Generally, all acts of the LLC must conform to the the basic agreement which defines the powers granted and the voting requirements to carry out certain activities. Do any of the...Read more »
currentl tenants have utility responsibility and there is no Master meter that reads the whole property. Tenants are directly billed and the landlord has no current responsibility with the utility in that regard. Can they legally assume the responsibility without consent from the tenant as well as... Read more »
As is true with most question concerning commonly owned property such as condominiums and cooperatives, it is important to read the organic documents to determine what powers were given to Board of Directors. Generally, changes in the duties of owners and the power of the Boar to affect those...Read more »
Without a careful reading of the the non-profit's organic documents, it is not possible to give a specific answer. I suggest firstly that you pose the query to the accountant who does the financial review. My general response is that all proceeds received, no matter how generated, after normal...Read more »
My rent is 1400 a month I’ve currently only paid 970 for this month. Because I didn’t pay it in full my landlord is threatening to put a boot on my vehicle. Is he allowed to do so. Nothing was put in the lease that he could do that and he wants to charge an additional hundred dollars to get it... Read more »
First and foremost, in NJ, self help is not permitted. Secondly, without a Court order, no one can take nor deprive you of your property. If the Landlord will not voluntarily remove the illegal boot immediately, file a criminal complaint against the Landlord by going to your municipal police...Read more »
They added an end date, when it says for a minimum of 3 months for length of lease. Now she refuses rent, and it was from the state auto deposited with her approval. She contacted them, not me and stated she refuses any more rent. Help, she claims I'm cauding irreparable harm, an OTSC was... Read more »
No written document can be changed by one party after both have signed. Further, self-help is illegal in New Jersey. In addition, when you rented your apartment did the Landlord obtain a Certificate of Habitability from the town? Did you pay a security deposit? If so, were you provided with the...Read more »
One owner is selling his unit as "year-round". Does the Association have a fiduciary duty to disclose this misrepresentation to the realtor or buyer? Can the Association be held liable if it does not? The building was originally sold as year-round, but that was a fraudulent... Read more »
What are my rights with a binding contract? There is no lease. Renter wants to purchase but has bad credit and no money. She is claiming she is not healthy to look for another place yet is out and about.
An very interesting situation! Is there a written lease between the the seller and the reluctant tenant? The lease may contain language concerning the Landlord's right to inspect the premises. If not, the Landlord/Seller must take affirmative steps to make it possible for you to inspect,...Read more »
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