Generally speaking, any dangerous defect can be grounds for opening a rent escrow case. Rent escrows allow tenants to pay their rent to the court until the landlord fixes the problem. When the dangerous defect is an infestation tenants must show that at least one other unit is experiencing the same...View More
I had some financial troubles and long story short, I have 3 eviction notices under my belt. I have paid them off before eviction but when I spoked to the leasing office last they told me they planned on filing for no right of redemption. How does this work? Will I get a notice with a date or will... View More
Generally speaking, the process for an eviction without the right of redemption is the same as any summary ejectment proceeding. Ten-days notice is required prior to filing the petition. Any appeal must be filed within ten days after the final hearing. Eviction is typically scheduled with the local...View More
My mom has a money hungry landlord that I’m pretty sure has been reporting us for parking in front of my family’s home even though we have her permission and her rent is up to date. My mom has health problems so I need to be around as her oldest to help out but there’s no room to actually... View More
Parking rules and regulations are typically covered in your (or your parent's) lease agreement. Additionally, if the rental property is subject to a homeowner's association, they may have additional parking rules and regulations. Further, if your vehicle is parked on a public street there...View More
Mold can be tricky. You may be able to sustain a case based on negligence and breach of contract, if you have a mold test (indoor air quality & core sample test) that shows elevated mold levels in the home and can prove the mold caused you physical harm and/or property damage.
Have you provided your landlord a forwarding address to return your security deposit? Depending on the circumstances of your move out, you may need to fulfil certain requirements in order to be successful with a lawsuit.
We signed our lease November 13, 2019 and have been on a year to year lease since. My landlord served us a notice to vacate by April 30th. I have four children, three in school and I need to know of what he is doing is legal?
In Maryland trade name registrations are valid for 5 years. Trade names register the core name of the business, without the "Inc., LLC, etc." designation. Renewed businesses are covered under their new designation if they retain the core name on their trade name registration....View More
She is the executioner of the will but she has been stealing valuables from the house so I added security cameras and she is making false claims she didn’t go through my personal possessions can I have her removed as the executive of the will? She inherited the house in a 50/50 split? Until it... View More
The personal representative of a estate is give certain authorities in the will. It is common for the PR to have authority to enter into contract and collect rents on property in the estate for the benefit of the estate. If you are not on the deed and are not the PR your rights have not fully...View More
Can I rent a room out without my sisters approval who owns the other 50% it hasn’t been transferred into both our names yet as my mom just recently passed away. Can she say no even when I will split the income with her?
My office has still not opened so I am not able to work. DHHS paid $18000 in back rent. I have now received a notice to quit. I was not able to renew my lease in August 2020 because of COVID and not working and I am month to month. Is there anyway to stop the notice to quit without paying the full... View More
This all depends on the terms of the agreement your Landlord made with DHHS in exchange for accepting the emergency rental assistance funds. Much of the pandemic rental assistance required landlord to sign an agreement to not move forward with eviction for a certain period of time following their...View More
An LLC established for real property ownership is no different than an LLC formed for conducting another form of business. You will need to file articles of organization. Secure an Employer Identification Number (EIN) and Maryland Tax ID Number (if your LLC is formed in Maryland). Post formation,...View More
My daughter went and bought a dog after receiving the okay from the roommates but one of the roommates turned her in. She paid the fine and the pet fee but also has to have roommates sign an agreement with the apartment complex. The roommate that turned her in refuses to sign. My daughter has the... View More
Towing questions depend on the terms of your lease (usually found in the rules/house rules section). Outside of the lease, HOA/COA rules and bylaws, along with posted signs will control here. You want to check each of these for parking permission requirements and make sure your vehicle is in...View More
Update: This was a renewal lease and is scheduled to be our second year in the property.
I just signed a year lease that ends June 2022. I'm now being informed by the homeowner's real estate agent that the owner would like to cancel my lease ASAP and sell the property. What are my... View More
Generally, a lease is a contract that attaches to the leasehold property, meaning the terms of your lease could bind the purchaser of the property. However, it all depends on the terms in your lease. Your options include, negotiating an early buy-out, filing a lis pendens action, or simply...View More
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