Sadly, this rude stuff is happening all over Florida. New property owners must honor the remaining months left in a written lease agreement; however, new owners do NOT have to renew any expiring lease--and they can evict at any time after the old lease expires--but they have to give the occupant 30...Read more »
I bought a house with my boyfriend and we got married the next year. Now we are separating. Our loan is behind about 3 years of payments. We filed bankruptcy a couple of years ago and we are no longer liable for the debt. The bankruptcy lawyer told us that the bank would want to foreclose on the... Read more »
I live in N. Lauderdale, fl. It’s a family home and the landlord lives in the house as well. My landlords sisters medication went missing in September and confronted me about it three days ago. I had no involvement and he made a rule that guests are no longer allowed in the house... Read more »
2016-2017, I lived in a shared 4 bedroom apartment with roommates apart of off-campus housing in Orlando, FL. I ACCIDENTALLY signed a lease agreement for 12 months on April 12, 2017. The lease would start in August 2017 and end in July 2018. In the event where I could not find anyone to sublet my... Read more »
Learn this lesson well: If you were delinquent in your rent payments; and if you were informed by any means that the landlord was going to evict you; and if you ignored the threat of eviction; and if you made no effort to get current with the rent or move out; and if you have been doing anything at...Read more »
Ok so back in 8/10/19 I moved into the house the landlord lived literally a crossed the street from me. The rent there was 1600. I paid $1600 deposit, last month, first month and 500 deposit fee. For my two dogs. One day the wife came and told us that she felt unsafe with my dog in the house and I... Read more »
When landlords don't comply with the requirements of F.S. 83 Part II for return of security deposit or if there are other credits to be returned the former tenant has to resort to small claims court to recoup these funds. Small claims court is set up for persons to represent themselves although...Read more »
I have lived in the home since 2008, 7 years before my mother died. Since her death, I have continued to live here and covered all of the house expenses. Am I entitled to any reimbursement for those expenses (insurance, property taxes, repairs & payments on a HELOC my mother took out) when we split... Read more »
If you cannot reach an agreement with your co-owners (siblings) for reimbursement then you can file a Partition action with the court. Once in court you will have the opportunity to prove that you are entitled to more than 1/3 of the proceeds because you paid the expenses to carry the property.
I rented a vacation home in Florida for two weeks directly through email using a Paypal payment. I found the house through vrbo.com which states no pets are allowed, though I did not see this statement, though I did not book through vrbo.com, but direct through the homeowner and pet policy was... Read more »
I originally had a lease with these tenants but has since lapsed and no new lease signed, have not raised rent in several years and frankly would be happy to get rid of these tenants, I am wanting to sell my property and tenants have shown interest in purchasing but no viable offer. In the mean... Read more »
I used my savings account to make online payment. A transaction for twenty-five dollars declined this morning from the same online payment website. I received an email on days later that the payment was returned and I owed a late fee for rent. But I have proof of having the funds in my account the... Read more »
The Lease not allow to add me to it after 1 year, so that tenant stand in Lease and i will take care the business, pay rent with landlord, but im not sure LandLord accept it or not, how to write letter to let Landlord know that. Thank you!
I'm moving out of Florida for a new job. I don't see anything on the lease agreement about having to pay for the months left over on the lease. We turned a 30 day notice in and told them why. Now a week later they are saying we have to pay for the remaining months because the rent is too high and... Read more »
This would be governed by the terms of the lease. If there are no early termination provisions and the lease says you just need to give 30 day notice then that's all you need to do. Probably the first landlord to say they could not re rent since they are charging you too much. They still have...Read more »
My roommate and I recently signed a 12 month lease together, but he just moved out 2 months in, leaving me to be responsible for all the bills. I’m 19 and am unable to afford all the bills. If I just abandoned the apartment and lease and went to a different state, what would be the consequences?
The landlord is entitled to receive all the rents bargained for when the lease was signed. That means you owe the total of 10 more rent payments. However, the landlord must also make a good effort to re-let the apartment, which if done ASAP will stop the bleeding (end your responsibility to...Read more »
Common law provides that notices such as this should be made on or before the 14th day following the date the two week lease period ends. So, assuming the rent you paid on 12/13 was timely the last day to deliver the 14 day notice to vacate would be December 27. It appears that you now have until...Read more »
Unless withholding rent is allowed by the terms of the written lease you may be evicted for doing so. If the electrical repairs are necessary in order to live comfortably you would be better off if you notify the landlord and give them 30 days to fix it. If not fixed after 30 days move out. Then if...Read more »
Our new property manager asked to see a copy of my current lease and my recent payments. I can't find my lease. I know I signed one and had it. I have looked everywhere. I have proof of most of my recent payments. Our lease is up in about 2 months. Can I be kicked out if It is an apartment complex... Read more »
Cooperate with the new property manager; show all receipts for rent payments and get copies of all checks payable to the complex; be honest and tell them you have misplaced your copy of the lease and ask them to make a copy for you. This will stretch out the situation until your lease is up. If you...Read more »
We have recently moved out of a rental house in Naples, FL. We rented it directly from the owner. The owner moved out of town and asked a friend of his to meet me to get the keys and do the final walkthrough. When we did the walkthrough his friend had no comments and said the house looks great.... Read more »
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