I have been a tenant for 2 years in this house. I was not planning to buy a house soon, so I agreed to renew my lease when the agency asked for signing a renewal in Nov 2018. Meanwhile, an opportunity arose to buy a house and I promptly gave notice to the agency that I was planning to leave by July... Read more »
If the new lease you signed in November does not start until July 25, signing the release agreement NOW will give the landlord almost 3 months to find a new tenant. The case law requires all landlords to make a reasonable effort to locate a new tenant in order to "mitigate" their...Read more »
My fiance had a verbal agreement w the new landowner to do maintenance work in order to pay our rent. He was supposed to be working for $18 HR and we have done our best to try and log his hours.He also keeps every text message and has a log of all calls.he had worked well over what it would take to... Read more »
When it comes down to it, its your word against the landlord's. You need to show evidence of the agreement, whether that is a witness to the conversations or party to them. If you have any sort of evidence of the agreement in writing or communications, such as text messages or emails, you can...Read more »
Our lease states that if a tenant vacates the premises before the lease is up, the Lessor can relet the apartment to a new tenant, but the original tenant is still obligated to pay the remainder of their lease term as well. Doesn't Indiana law say otherwise?
Whatever "free rent" agreement you had with the seller disappeared the instant the buyer acquired the house. So as far as the buyer is concerned you have no legal right to remain in the house; this also means the new owner has no obligation to give you any time to get out. Your best bet...Read more »
I have a lease which ends Nov. 2019. The church came to me a few weeks ago and informed me they need the home back for their new minister who is coming in. They want us to leave in 60 days. Can they make us leave? I don't mind moving if I can find a place that is suitable and will allow my... Read more »
Without have read the written lease, it sounds like you are in a pretty good legal position to negotiate a deal that includes leaving the church property before November 2019. Perhaps you could agree to leave early in return for them buying you out of the remaining months? That wy you can used the...Read more »
My landlord raises my rent each year (within the legalities of the lease). His reasonings are due to a rise in operating costs. I asked him to explain what these operating costs are in detail before I agree to signing a new lease (3 months from now). Is he required to inform me why my rent is... Read more »
The individual that signed the promissory note is currently unemployed and is unable to work at this time as he has suffered an injury while on the job. It seems that he does not have any other assets that I can put a lien on at this time.
We went through a title company and everything was recorded with the city. The contract states that if the lady I bought it from passed away I would continue to pay her son. However, he has passed away also. They lived in Florida and no one has contacted me. I don't know what I'm... Read more »
Just like when the mother passed away you continued to pay the son, so too should you be able to pay the estate of the son or whomever is specified in the land contract itself. You should absolutely continue to make payments but the question now is to whom. You should consult with an attorney in...Read more »
Yes and no. If your landlord has failed to provide you with a safe and habitable living space and refuses to make repairs you need to give notice that they need to either fix the issues within a reasonable time or you will consider the lease agreement to be breached under a theory of constructive...Read more »
We lived there for 3 years and we’re on a well that supplied water to both units of a double. The water softener was hooked up in the adjacent unit but ran to ours as well. He wants me to pay to have it cleaned. Also he is saying I have to pay for new carpet because of stains, we didn’t have... Read more »
Wear and tear from regular use is near the exact definition of normal wear and tear. Things lose value over time, get damaged and have to be repaired or maintained. This is not deductible from a security deposit or attributable to the tenant. It is the cost of renting and having a family or person...Read more »
If you co-own the car together your interest in the car does not terminate at the time of your father's death. In fact, if you own the car jointly with rights of survivorship at the time of your father's death, his interest in the car will transfer outright to you.
I moved into my apartment on the 17th of August and my apartment did not prorate the rent. When I asked about why they are not, they said that this is common policy with many apartments in Indiana. However, in my experience, rent is always prorated. Why should I pay for days (in this case 16) that... Read more »
An update to a contract is a change of the terms of the agreement that has been made. If the terms of the agreement are to be changed then both parties need to agree to it. If one party attempts to unilaterally change the agreement they cannot expect to legally bind the other party to those...Read more »
You can only be evicted from your home with an order from the court. The notices to vacate are not legally enforceable. However, not accepting rent payments is more problematic. If the landlord is not accepting rent payments you should document your attempts and create some sort of record to show...Read more »
Timeshare companies will allow the sale of the timeshare so long as it is paid in full. You execute a deed to effect the transfer on the public records AND you work with the timeshare company to effect the transfer on their records.
If the timeshare is not paid in full, the timeshare...Read more »
Or do I just leave if an opportunity arise? All appliances are over 20 years old. Minus stove. Haven't provided much of any maintenance assistance. We installed 1000 dollars worth of new flooring and were reimbursed half?
If you have not signed a new lease or officially renewed the lease by signing a new set of papers, that does not mean that you do not have a lease. Residential leases automatically renew for the original term and specifications of the contract if you continue paying in accordance with the lease...Read more »
Yes, you are obligated to fulfill the terms of your lease. It is a binding contract and you promised to live at the rented premises for the full duration of your lease. You are obligated to pay for all of those months that you agreed to live there for. It does not matter to them that you got a new...Read more »
Yes. If you entered into a contract with a salesman who was employed or representing the business at the time you entered into the contract, the salesman can bind the company he or she represented at the time.
There may be other considerations, but a company cannot get out of a contract...Read more »
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