I live in a typically quiet neighborhood (houses NOT APTS). But ever since my neighbors moved in it has been a nightmare. They host loud parties in the middle of the night from 10pm to 5am atleast once or twice a week. Their guests are always fighting, making threats, yelling, waving guns around.... Read more »
Commercial lease has late fees mentioned and 10 day pay or quit notice sent to tenant but tenant did not pay the late fees until 25 days later. Does this constitute a breach of contract and allow landlord to evict tenant ? (Note rent was paid but checks were left uncashed as they but a partial... Read more »
I went to my friend's apartment to hang out, and I brought my dogs. Unfortunately, that day, the housing people were going around checking everyone's air filters. Anyway, they are kicking my friend and her infants out of the house because I was there, and the dogs were there. But we just... Read more »
I started the eviction process on this renter. I am evicting because of breach of contract damage to home and trash.. he sent me papers today that he was in bankruptcy and I couldn’t sue for eviction any longer.. we are to go to court on Monday at the county court house but now I am thinking I... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2023
When a bankruptcy case is filed, it triggers an "automatic stay" against any action to collect a debt against the debtor or his property.
For those who know, or should know, or constructively know, of the bankruptcy filing, and persist with collection efforts, even for possession... Read more »
Instead of having a new ac unit installed she is relying on the old unit being refurbished. Yet I pay for utilities and other miscellaneous bills including a bathroom remodel. It's not safe for my condition to continue to stay here if these problems persist. As a disabled veteran what are my... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2023
In general, if there is a condition that makes things unsafe and a health hazard - lack of running water, lack of useable toilet bathtub or shower, leaky sewage, standing water or leaks causing mold,unsafe electrical system, rotten stairs or floorboards, lack of operable locks, for example - the... Read more »
I haven’t received any notice in the mail stating a certain date to move, but I’ve researched and it’s said something about 5 days from writ of possession and 10 days additional. But I’m still confused on the exact deadline to move out!
answered on Jan 17, 2023
You have ten days from the date of the entry of the Order to appeal the magistrate's ruling. You file the appeal in the clerk of court's office. That appeal will be heard in District Court. If you do not file the appeal as an indigent, you will need to post a bond. If the ten days pass,... Read more »
This involves a verbal rent agreement with Landlords wife, who died in January 2020. Need advice on eviction.
answered on Aug 19, 2022
Go to the magistrate/clerk's office and file for summary ejectment. This is a very common fact pattern.
The land is in my name, taxes are paid.
answered on Aug 16, 2022
Unless she has your Power of Attorney, she cannot sell your property. But are you sure you are the owner? A title search by a NC attorney might be needed, along with letters to interested parties. A complaint against the real estate agent might be in order.
non payment of rent totaling $4650. What legal steps do I have to take in NC in order to collect the past due rent, $4650, they owe me ? Am I correct in saying that I need to know their current home address in order to pursue these legal steps ? I have thier phone numbers, email addresses, and... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
When you get a final court order, it will likely contain a judgment against your tenant for the amount owed. If they are living in a different county, you will need to transfer that judgment to the new county.
With that being said, the overwhelming majority of tenant judgments never get... Read more »
I was given 4 weeks to move after the sale. I asked if I can have one day since July 29th is on a Friday . Can the new owner file eviction charges.
answered on Jul 26, 2022
Without seeing you lease agreement, I cannot give you specific advice. You need to reach out to the new owner(s) and see what they are willing to allow.
There is multiple people walking around the property taking pictures of the house knocking on the door consistently parking in the driveway. They are also wanting to do viewings starting Monday and throughout the work week is there anything that we can do about this
answered on Jul 26, 2022
A lawyer would need to review your lease before they can give you advice on this issue.
Landlord is in Texas
answered on Jul 20, 2022
The simplest method is contacting your landlord and asking them to release you.
If that doesn't work, contact a lawyer and have them review your lease and situation and see what options are available.
answered on Jun 29, 2022
The inmate may have their PoA on file at the local register of deeds, however, most PoAs are not recorded unless necessary. Additionally, it is very likely that no PoA exists for the inmate. The only way to know for sure is to ask the inmate themselves.
I found about $35 non-compliance fee per month charge for not providing a current renters insurance policy to my landlord. They charged me $70 for 2 months despite me having insurance. I discovered that they have a copy of my current policy and so far I only received $35, but will potentially... Read more »
answered on Jun 15, 2022
You are asking a hypothetical question. Typically a property management company would not submit this kind of thing to a credit bureau until after you move out because they would simply take the fee out of your security deposit.
Assuming that the landlord reports a debt of $35 plus late fee... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2022
You have possession of the home, without reading your lease I strongly suspect that you have the right to be there whenever you want.
Landlord told us May 1st they’re not renewing our lease and we have 30 days to vacate the property so they can put it on the market. They want the house cleaned and ready to list June 1st. Can they start the listing process while we’re still in the home with a valid lease? What rights do we... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2022
They can start the process whenever they want, but you likely have possession through May 31st at 11:59. They could have sold the house with you still having a valid lease, and all that would have happened was that you changed landlords.
I have a property in NC that was managed by a property manager. The previous tenant had to be evicted, and has a debt of $10,000. I'm no longer working with that property manager, and would like to send the debt for collections. The property manager refuses to disclose with me any personal... Read more »
answered on Jan 21, 2022
Generally speaking, most of your tenant's information should have been in the eviction file at the courthouse, which is public record. If your tenant was a business then their information should be on the NC secretary of states webpage. I would advise hiring an attorney in the county where the... Read more »
The new apartment complex owners are not re-renting vacated units, they are totally remodeling them instead in order to get higher rent. Do I still need to pay 2 months rent to break my lease?
answered on Jan 20, 2022
If the penalty for breaking a lease is 2 months then you are responsible for two months unless you reach some alternate agreement with your landlord.
answered on Jan 18, 2022
It depends on what breach of the lease they are using as a basis for the eviction. If you paid fully and timely, then your landlord likely cannot evict you for failing to pay rent. However, they can still evict you for other breaches of the lease.
answered on Nov 10, 2021
It is illegal for your landlord to cut off your power for nonpayment of rent or any other reason. You should seek assistance from an attorney regarding your lease.
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