In South Carolina, when a property is sold, the lease agreement typically remains in effect. The new owner, who acquires the property, becomes the new landlord and is typically obligated to honor the terms of the existing lease. This means that your lease should generally remain valid and...View More
In the original lease I obviously allotted for a certain amount. I go to check to pay my first month and now there is an additional payment each month for something called the renters package which essentially is renters insurance. They are saying that it is required, and there is no opting out... View More
smoke detector malfunction from water damage and there was a fire in budling and life was threated cause was unable to get out due to non working smoke detector and have the proof of mold i work from home so inhaling
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the ordeal this has caused you. I can only speak for the personal injury-related aspects of your question. You could reach out to law firms to try to arrange a free initial consult. Gather...View More
If you were evicted without your knowledge while you were incarcerated, start by contacting your landlord to clarify the situation and request documentation related to the eviction. Review your lease terms and consider negotiating with your landlord to reinstate the lease if you want to continue...View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, you could reach out to injury law firms in your state to try to arrange a free initial consult - that's the norm in the industry. An attorney could examine the accident in detail and...View More
we lost a lot. I forgot to get my medication I take daily for my health that my Dr prescribed, they will not let me in to get it. I have not had my medication since Friday, and I can feel myself slowly going downhill. My husband called, and they told him no, I could not get it. I just got a 90... View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could continue to await a response, but you describe a difficult situation with the deprivation of your medication, so another option could be to reach out to a...View More
My father passed away recently. He signed a will on his deathbed naming 4 family heirs with the executor as my brother, who has already decided to sell the house despite my protest and sentimental attachment. I offered to buy out his shares and he was not interested. He's also convinced my... View More
Depending on all the details, your situation is likely governed by the SC Landlord-Tenant Act and your Lease. Without more information, I cannot provide much more insight, but I would recommend reading the Act and your Lease and highlighting or underlining everything relevant to your issue, and...View More
We did all requirements with cleaning and not staying there anymore. But landlord forcing us to pay rent annd keep utilities running until our lease ends or until they not going to find someone else. What can we do in this situation to do not pay rent anymore? Thank you
Many landlords will accept a lump sum payment to buy out the remainder of the lease term. The amount depends on the property, demand, and market conditions in the area. I have been able to negotiate but ours for as little as three months rent.
We tried to contain it while we waited for the maintenance guys, it took over two hours before they had some people come in and clean it/disinfect it all. They had to throw everything out, since it had all been contaminated.
I am nervous about us getting sick, especially since it was in the... View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. I hope everyone in your family is okay. A landlord-tenant attorney could have more insight than a personal injury attorney here in terms of habitability and related issues...View More
You need to speak with your landlord. If at anytime you were in violation of the lease and your landlord complied with the SC landlord tenant act you can be evicted even if you have since caught up on your rent. Make sure to talk to your landlord and get something in writing that they will dismiss...View More
A month after moving in my apartment, there was a faulty leak caused by building contractors, causing cracks through my kitchen ceiling, almost caving in on us and resulted in a widespread of mold. This year again over 14,000 count of toxic black mold has returned. I've done everything... View More
A South Carolina attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your heartbreaking and stressful situation. Unfortunately, as you've already learned on your own, mold cases can be difficult to find representation for. Many injury law firms do not...View More
Generally speaking, if both parties signed it and there is other evidence available of when it was signed and returned (emails, metadata, etc.) it is likely valid for 12 months from the date of signing. Alternatively, if there is a date block on the signature line, that date may be used. Lease and...View More
These people let me move in there house which has been empty for a year...The helped me out and only charged me $300 dollars for rent because my SSDI was not much.. I have been staying for about I months now.. I got a phone call telling me I had to move out in 2 months because they wanted to enjoy... View More
It really depends if there is a written lease. If there is a lease setting out a term (length of time) that the lease is valid for they cannot evict you before the end of that lease unless they have some cause to do so. If it is only a verbal lease it is normally presumed that it is a month to...View More
The apts. have been here for at least 40 years. I've been here 17 yrs. No upgrade or anything. New owners come from New York City , Bought the property and now tacking all these fees on us, pest fee:$5.00, Community Fee: $10.00, Renter's ins. $12:00 for the building only, My rent now is... View More
You would need to take a look at the lease that you signed. The written lease determines the duties and obligations between the parties. in most cases leases are signed for one year at a time and landlords are within their rights to increase rent and fees from year to year but not during a lease...View More
For example I was given until 4:30 pm Dec 24, 2019 to pay the bond so if I don't pay it can the landlord call the sheriff and have me removed at 5pm on the above mentioned date or does he have to go back to the magistrate and get a order to remove me immediately
We signed a year lease, a month later the property changed hands a new lease was never signed.we have lived here going on 3 years. And have fell on hard times due to having a baby. We said there was somethings need to be fixed before we sign a new lease. It's a lot that needs fixed. They were... View More
There are very specific requirements under the SC Landlord Tennant Act that you must comply with before you are able to withhold any rent. Failure to comply with all of those requirements could result in eviction if you withhold rent. I would recommend that you reach out to an attorney near you so...View More
In a year long lease with two others that is joint and severely. I have paid my rent on time and in full for the existing 6 months yet my two roommates are continually late on payments and have accrued late fees and bounced check fees on our account. About 2 month ago after they accrued a balance... View More
If you are jointly and severally liable for the entire rent you have very limited options other than catching up the back rent and fees in order to stay in the property. Otherwise the eviction will likely go forward. Take a copy of the lease to an attorney and they might be able to give you some...View More
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