Las Cruces, NM asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Mexico

Q: What happens to the deposit of the tenant moves in for three days and then moves out. They signed a year lease.

They did 2 walk through before they moved in and then messaged they wanted a walk through after they moved in. The mother not on the lease said a door was dirty and that they had vacuumed the floor and got sand and hair up. We also let them move in over a week early. And the next day they demanded their deposit back. We let them take a month to pay the deposit in payments. They had not yet paid the rent or pet deposit. My understanding I have 30 days. Due to the fact these people are not workable I will take my limited time. We did have to clean floors after they moved out.

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