I'm in Ellicott City, MD. I had financial trouble and was filed on for eviction a few times. But I always paid my balance before eviction happened. Now they're saying the court can and will kick me out without notice because I've been filed on several times even though everything is... View More
That would depend. If this is a failure to pay rent situation and your Landlord has gotten 3 judgments against you in the last 12 months, then the Landlord can request that the right of redemption be extinguished, at which point, yes, it wouldn't matter if you paid the outstanding amounts. Has...View More
they are both on the deed 50/50 ownership. They are getting divorced and the husband is claiming he is managing partner and has the right to terminate the lease without her consent. The divorce will not be finalized for 5 mo. She does not wish to terminate lease opposes his actions. What are my... View More
I would need more information to answer this fully.
You mentioned that there is a automatic renewal clause in the lease that you initialed. Did that automatic renewal clause state that the lease would be renewed automatically for an additional year unless either party takes an action?...View More
I signed a lease for one year with an end date of April 2023 and have been told the price have increased for my new lease starting may 2023. I have waited 6 months for a new lease and I am now trying to move and is being told I need to give a 60 day notice. I have not signed a new lease to have to... View More
A lot will depend on what type of notice requirement your prior lease imposed. If, for instance, it requires 60 days notice to terminate by the Tenant as well, then yes, you would have to give 60 days notice.
My tenant's washer broke in April. I immediately contacted my Home warranty program (AHS) and had a service technician come out. He said it would take 4 weeks for parts. He never contacted me back or returned my calls. I had to have a 2ns vendor come out and then they said it was a big job... View More
If the lease isn't renewed, it will generally divert directly into a month-to-month lease. Provided your landlord is properly licensed and you are still living in the property, then yes, the Landlord can charge you rent.
Its a contract related matter and the Prince George's county entered an Affidavit Judgement. I am trying to file a motion to vacate, so is there a form that needs to be filled along with the reason for not being present before the court or just a letter addressed to the clerk/court will... View More
You would use a general motion form. You should include any information as to why you did not show up in court, as well as any defense that you might have raised in the contract claim (i.e you didn't owe the money, you paid it already, etc.)
Generally, the answer is yes, but such an appeal needs to be filed within 4 days for a failure to pay rent case and 10 days for other matters, such as a breach of lease, tenant holding over action, etc.
Additionally, often the Court will set an appeal bond to prevent frivolous appeals,...View More
IfanyprovisionofthisLeaseorapplicationthereoftoanypersonorcircumstanceisheldinvalid,thatinvalidityshallnot affect other provisions or applications of this Lease which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application; and to this end, the provisions of this Lease are declared to be... View More
It's a bit jumbled together, but it's what known as a "severability clause". Essentially, if any aspect of the contract is found to contravene MD law (for instance, interest set at 10% in a rent case, etc.), the rest of the contract will continue to function regardless....View More
I shared a lease. We paid security deposit separately. The unit was cleaned and all property was removed and all keys returned. They haven’t responded to any of my attempts to find out what’s going on with my security deposit. The rental office has a high turnover rate and I can never reach... View More
Of the home and throw out almost all of my items. Example TVs, cooking items, silverware, family heirlooms, clothes. I was wondering if she had the right to throw these items away or any items of my without my permission
If you had some sort of rental agreement with your mother (ie. you paid money to live there), then she does not have the right to get rid of your stuff. I would consult with a lawyer though, as there are a couple of things that would need to be clarified.
I’m leasing from a couple who own a townhouse that their daughters are living in. The daughters and sisters are not on speaking terms and I feel very uncomfortable in the house. I’m looking for options on how to break the lease and they did say that they would be willing to end it if they found... View More
When we first moved in, the carpet was old but acceptable. During this 15 months, normal stains were presented when we returned the property. The realtor replaced the whole carpet and deducted the full amount from our deposit arguing that we stained the “fine” carpet. I can guarantee that the... View More
Theoretically, you can, but you would need to go through the Court system. Was there an agreement that she would pay rent or something similar? If yes, then she would be considered a tenant and you would need to give her written notice to vacate.
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