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Selling home with tenants

If it was a month-to-month lease, you had the right to terminate the tenancy …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

If my landlord asked me to come up with a number to be bought out of my lease, how do I negotiate something like this?

There is no right or wrong answer: ultimately, it must be an amount you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

Do I need to serve an eviction to an unwanted guest who refuses to leave?

After having living in the home for such a long time, up until she …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 5 months ago

Is it legal if I was approved for an apartment lease but then later denied due to felony?

Yes, they can do this, unfortunately, IF you did not have a signed lease. …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

landlord wants to deduct 'furniture removal' charge from security deposit

If furniture was left behind AND it was sufficient in amount, size, etc. to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago