Regarding a contract for the use of a building. It has been signed by both parties. The date agreed to have use of the building is October 1, 2020 for $3000 monthly rent giving us 3k sqft and verbally agreeing to adding another 50 sqft to make it 3050sqft of usable space.
The validity of a contract is determined by its terms. You should have had an attorney involved in reviewing the contract. There are many contractual provisions that a landlord will right in a pro-landlord manner that an attorney could have adviseD you. I cannot tell from your post whether...Read more »
We did not sign a new lease and the contract says nothing about an automatic renewal. States that the lease can be extended by a written agreement. The only language related to this is “to pay double rent for every day that the possession of the Premises is held after termination of this Lease... Read more »
I had a renter who vacated his premises without notice and is now living in a nursing home. I managed to find him with the help of police. After I managed to contact him to find out about his situation and his belongings, he told me to keep his belongings to include (2) vehicles, because he is not... Read more »
A friend of mine needed a place to live about two years ago and he needed a cosigner. Not wanting him to end up homeless, I co-signed. The lease I signed was a one year lease. Two years later I get a letter because he was not and is still not able to pay rent for about two months worth. I... Read more »
It is important to read the lease to see if addresses your issue. In general, if a written lease term expires and a tenant holds over with consent if the landlord then the lease term becomes month to month subject to all of the remaining provisions of the written lease
You may show your landlord the statute. I don’t understand your question about attorneys’ fees? If you were to hire an attorney to sue then you’d have to compensate your attorney. The security deposit statute doesn’t provide for the recovery of attorneys’ fees. If your lease does,...Read more »
If you owe rent you should pay it. Just make sure you have proof of payment, like a receipt or canceled check. If you know which attorney is handling the probate you should contact him or her to find out who to pay.
And also has been doing legal drug activity along with letting another occupant living in the unit (which is not on the lease and a pet) I have tried to verbally talk to this tenant to only be disrespected and threatened...I have noted the authorities and have documentation on the noise... Read more »
It is unclear from your description whether you have provided written notice of these issues. You should document the problems with your neighbor and send them in writing to both the manager and the landlord/owner. Also, review your lease and see if there is a clause prohibiting disturbing your...Read more »
My landlord gave me a notice saying that I owed him $700 and that he would increase my rent for the next 2 month. as a result this requires me to sign a new lease. this notice was given to an employee in my store and they were told to pass it on to me. Is this legal? The employee was my daughter... Read more »
A landlord can evict a tenant on 30 days notice, as long as the tenancy is month to month and the notice complies with Missouri statuteS. Compliance includes providing 30 days notice that begins on or before the first day rent is due for that month (usually the 1st), is in writing, and is not for...Read more »
House was sold under my existing lease which ends May 24, 2020. New owners are insisting on doing a pre move out Inspection next week and another move out inspection 30 days later. I have underlying health issues and I am trying to keep myself away from others as much as possible due to Covid 19.... Read more »
Has the sale of the house already been completed? Because if it is still pending the buyers may be having the house inspected by a professional inspector as part of the purchase transaction. If that is the case, ask to talk with the professional inspector to make arrangements to maintain safety...Read more »
I signed a lease online for the time of August 2020 to move in. This particular landlord had told me my lease was not approved and signed by them and that I needed to sign another paper and give my proof of income. I called a couple weeks later due to the hardship of this COVID19 and told them we... Read more »
If the Landlord told you that it was not yet approved that there was something else you had to do in order to get it approved, then your "offer" to lease was not "accepted" yet. You can withdraw your offer at any time prior to "acceptance".
There is no simple answer to your question. The language of the lease will govern what type of notice is required, together with Missouri statutes. The duties of a management company to obtain the proper paperwork from a vacating tenant is not addressed in the law, so the circumstances and...Read more »
I'm bipolar (not officially diagnosed, but I've lived w enough to know). The other day I woke up to my daughter telling me landlord had been by. Called him, & before the end of the convo, I was getting MAD, & usually wind up cussing. Told him I was getting mad, just woke up, &... Read more »
In Missouri there are statutes that control the timing and notice required for eviction. Generally speaking, a verbal request to a tenant to leave is not enforceable. Also the terms of the lease, when lawful, will control. I recommend you review your lease and the circumstances with an attorney to...Read more »
property manager lied to landlord stating I am 3 mos. behind to get me evicted when I owed Feb. rent of $525, $25 for Jan., and $10 from October. I knew I owed Feb. rent because it was 13 days late with $10 a day late fee. I paid it all in their office, Feb. 14. Was handed 30 eviction for refusing... Read more »
The security deposit statute governs withholding of the security deposit for damages but it does not prevent a landlord from suing for damages. I don't know what you mean by saying that you only have a week to pay. According to whom and what will happen in a week?
My kitchen sink and dishwasher has been pouring into my walls and causing extensive water damage. Flooded carpets, mold growing everywhere..etc. I've asked for them to repair many things and they come "look" at the problem and just leave saying they will be back to fix it.. I've... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your bad situation. This is a question-and-answer forum however and you didn't ask a legal question. Based upon what you've written, I think you'll need to decide whether to pay an attorney to represent you or to continue dealing with the landlord on your own.
My husband is being sued by a landlord from about 5 years ago for a "breach of contract". This landlord is using an attorney from the same firm that my husband has previously used. Is this a conflict of interest? It is a different attorney, but the same firm.
A conflict of interest arises only if the attorney learned information about you in representing you previously that s/he could use now against you when representing the new client. It does not automatically arise from the attorney’s prior representation of you. There is not enough information in...Read more »
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