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Judgement for Possession when Tenant Vacated the Premises?

Under what circumstances can a judge issue a judgement for possession when a tenant vacated the premises prior to trial, returned the keys to landlord and made it clear that he no longer lives at the ...
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Must I allow access to every one of my landlord's representatives

I live in a flat that I rent. I understand that I must provide my landlord and their representatives access to the flat for things like maintenance (after proper notice from them when not in an ...
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Is fraudulent activity related to renting a residence - Theft by Deception?

I discovered Wednesday that a recent tenant of 1.5 months misrepresented themselves, and lied and omitted information on the rental application to hide the truth and gain entry into my apartment. The ...
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How much ocean does a person with a beachhouse own and what can he do with it?

Assume a person owns a beach house in California. How far into the ocean does this person own as a landowner? Does the person own all coral reef, rocks and other things in the ocean in his owner ...
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Does a landlord have to tell you the reason for entering your apartment?

Today a "representative of the investors" in my apartment complex entered my apartment for an inspection. As the inspector was leaving he said to me that I passed the inspection, but just barely. I ...
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Text message legally binding?

I owed my landlord from a small claims case. I was making payment towards the debt until I lost my business. Recently I contacted her to negotiate the pending debt. She sent me a text responding ...
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End of tenancy and COVID notice period

I'm in England, UK. I own a flat which I rent out, and live elsewhere with my girlfriend. We broke up and I need to go back to my flat. Under COVID law, I need to give 6 months' notice to my tenants, ...
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Is an Arbitration Agreement Binding on a New Owner?

Suppose that a tenant, T, has been renting the basement of a two unit home for several years in NJ. The initial term of the lease was for 1 year and then converted into a month to month tenancy after ...
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What is "reasonable wear" (4 years and 4 months) when comes to deposit return for the property?

I was renting a flat for 4 years and 4 months. I'm registered with http://www.depositprotection.com/ In accordance with your tenancy agreement some of these works are deemed to be rechargeable. ...
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UK - Can my (hostile) landlord's (hostile) agents enter my flat to conduct viewings without my explicit permission?

A little background I'm a student renting (short hold) a studio apartment from a private landlord through an estate agent. The term of the contract ends in September of this year. I've had multiple ...
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By what provisions is a s21 notice invalid without service of prerequisite other materials and when we're they introduced?

By what provisions is a s21 notice invalid without service of prerequisite other materials and when we're they introduced? Section 21 housing act 1988 provides for landlords in England to seek no ...
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Is a 60 day move-out notice on month-to-month lease legal? (Texas)

My 6 month lease ends July 15th and I want to move out as soon as possible. My lease agreement specifies: "After that (July 15), this lease will automatically renew month-to-month unless either ...
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Is an Arbitraton Agreement Binding During a Month to Month Tennacy in NJ? [closed]

Suppose that a tenant, T, has been renting an apartment for several years in NJ. The initial term of the lease was for 1 year and then converted into a month to month tenancy after the first year. The ...
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What laws prohibit dirty water and poor sewage systems at apartment complexes in California?

What law requires habitable living conditions that require clean water and no bad sewage smells coming from the bathroom at an apartment?
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Am I at fault? Can I get my security deposit back from Landlord?

I signed a weekly rental agreement in Pennsylvania to live in someone's home. I ended up not staying and I text messaged the landlord that I left and no longer wished to stay. The landlord says he ...
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What benefits to the freeholder and what disadvantages to the leaseholder does a long (1000 year) lease have over the freehold?

I am interested in a property and approximately 300 acres of associated land in the UK. The has a 1000 year long lease with a peppercorn ground rent and no service charge. I understand that every ...
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Checkout inspection - please clarify

I read this: "Within a reasonable time after either the landlord or the tenant gives notice of termination of the tenancy or before the end of the lease term, the landlord must generally notify the ...
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Would this situation be a counterclaim or a different claim?

Would this situation be a counterclaim or a different claim? If a landlord sues a tenant for damages done to the apartment. The tenant has been wronged by the landlord because the landlord has ...
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Mold cleaning after tenant move out

I'm in California and my tenant just moved out. We found them never clean the premises and found mold in kitchen sink area and bath sink. Am I allowed to charge the tenant for mold cleaning?
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