We have all receipts from rent payments, plus we gave him a phone and internet services from our set-up. His other tenant has not paid for some time now, I understand if he wants to shut her water off, but he doesn't have 2 separate shut offs for the water. My boyfriend and I are going on 2... Read more »
Your question indicates that you have a written lease. You will want to review the terms of your lease to determine what your rights and remedies are under these circumstances and then follow the provisions of the lease. In all likelihood, your lease requires you to provide written notice to your...Read more »
If his family has not signed or guaranteed the lease, no. Your claim for rent owed would have to be presented to the representative or executor of the deceased tenant's estate. Generally, the deceased tenant’s estate is legally responsible for rental payments until the lease expires or is...Read more »
Our original lease with previous owner included all utilities. After being bought by new owner, landlord started requesting extra $ from us for the electric bill. A few months ago landlord forced us to sign new lease, lowering rent by $50, but putting electric in our name (bill averaging... Read more »
Generally speaking, once you signed the new lease, you're bound by its terms, unless, for example, you have a claim that you were under duress at the time you signed it (which is very difficult to prove). I would suggest contacting CMP to see if they can help you sort out exactly what portion...Read more »
The buyer has a 30-day contract to buy the house..the title work was begun a month before his contract was signed. There is a 'gap in ownership' that the title company says is not an easy fix. They claim it could drag on for awhile. The owner is doing nothing to repair the title and... Read more »
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