I am the homeowner. I had a lease to own contract with a property investor. He had a lease to own contract with the tenants in the house. They attempted to purchase the property and could not receive the funding and passed the due date on the sales contract. 8 months later I evicted them after not... Read more »
Without more information about the complaint filed by the former tenant, it is difficult to say. The tenant would need to specify which tort you committed specifically. Residency isn't a tort. Whether you breached the contract would be determined by the specific language in the contract. From...Read more »
If the writ of possession has already issued, the only way to delay it is to appeal the judgment of the magistrate court. If the writ of possession has not issued, show up to your eviction hearing and request additional time from the landlord. If they are unwilling to give you additional time, the...Read more »
So you would certainly have a claim against the neighbor for the dog bite, which if he is carrying renters insurance with a liability policy might be covered. To go after the apartment complex for negligence you would have to show some wrongdoing on their part. This could be something like, the dog...Read more »
The property management company is charging me for the carpet to be replaced, the walls to be painted, hauling off trash or unwanted items that I moved to the curb for trash pickup...I lived in the apartment for approximately 5 1/2 years. I am asking if these charges are legit? I was under the... Read more »
It is not standard for the landlord to pay for carpet and painting when a tenant moves out.
However, whether you are responsible for a portion of the carpet replacement will depend on the condition of the carpet when you moved in, the condition of the carpet when you moved out, and the...Read more »
I have a friend living in Alabama. She has a medically fragile child who can’t tolerate heat. Currently the A/C isn’t Working 100%. Maybe 50%. Her house is 85• which is way to hot for her son. What rights does she have??
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the difficult situation in terms of excessive heat for the child. This is something a landlord-tenant attorney would probably have the best insight into, in terms of tenant rights. There's no...Read more »
May be a violation of your lease or they may be improperly targeting you as a form of harassment. GA has difficult Landlord Tenant law for tenants, but there are some really good self help resources at Legal Aid type clinics.
If the parking violations are legit, it may just be easier and...Read more »
My wife and I agreed to rent this property from her father due to them explaining that the condition of the house was not suitable for sale. After about 4-5 years of this situation going fairly rough. He attempted to reach out to us to try to move back in with us while we were still renting. My... Read more »
If you have a lease it will likely control the contractual relationship. Thus, if the lease sets a certain rental amount from say April 4, 2021 to April 4, 2022, then the father likely cannot raise the rental amount within those dates. Even if the father attempts to raise the rental amount mid...Read more »
they did not market the house nor did they locate the tenant. I did not sell the house to the tenant or anyone related to the tenant but to an investment company. Are they entitled to this commission payment? Area of question is Atlanta GA
It depends on the terms of the agreement with the management company. Sometimes the agreement will state that they still earn a commission if the house sells within a certain time even if the agreement has been terminated. Have an attorney review the terms and advise of your options.
We are 6 months into the rent-to-own contract and property taxes is not something that was previously mentioned as our responsibility. Additionally, we were only told about it needingnto be paid 4 days before the taxes are due in our respective county.
Property management company currently managing apartment complex in Marietta GA is in violation of tenant lease agreement. Principal address of the business is listed in UT; registered agent is a corporation by the name C T Corporation System in Lawrenceville GA. Gwinnett County sheriff is said to... Read more »
CT Corporation is a company that acts as registered agent for thousands of companies throughout the country. The deputy certainly knows how to serve CT Corp. You are likely drafting your lawsuit pleadings incorrectly. You do not sue CT Corp, you sue the company and serve CT Corp which then gets...Read more »
the air conditioner is not working I have tried to have it fix but it is not a minor repair, this the landlord should have repaired but he doesn't want to talk about it. And I'm afraid that if I keep paying him he will not fix it. and if I do not pay he will threaten to evict me and kick... Read more »
It sounds like you are in a business arrangement. I have always advised folks that if they are going to be in business, then BE in business. By this I mean that what you are doing here is a business matter. Because this situation involves too many moving parts, it cannot be adequately addressed...Read more »
The lender foreclosure/indenture date of sale is the 3rd Tues, instead of the 1st Tues. The purchaser that bought the house from the lender has all the foreclosure fees in the HUD STATEMENT. Sale date is the 3rd Tues.
Can a lender avoid going to the court house steps & sell/foreclose on... Read more »
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