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How to get tenants out of a house we just purchased

At this point, as the legal owners of the property, you are responsible for …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Is a landlord legally obligated to inform a co-signer when a tenant is significantly past due on rent?

Unfortunately, notifying a co-signer of a tenant who is past due in rent is …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago

What can I do if I'm a first time small business owner and my landlord lied about the cost of utilities?

This may be fraud. Fraud is when someone else makes a material, or important, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago

What are our rights if we had a verbal agreement to renovate/repair a residential home in exchange for rent/future rent?

You have left yourself in a very bad position: 1) The agreement you describe would …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 years ago

Am I still required to pay for the final month at my rental given that the landlord broke our contract?

The breach you describe--the landlord providing less than 30 days notice--would actually mean that …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 years ago