Landlord Problem Solving
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tenant did not pay since last january!!!!! help me!!!
Anyone has any way to help me. My tenant moved into my house that I purchased for myself and I decided to rent for one year. Since January 2020 they have not pad me a penny. I have a pending eviction since feb 2020 but... View more
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Eviction: got a court date
The tenant whom I filed an eviction last week, filed an answer. She said she was in an abusive relationship and her partner didn’t let her work or go out of the house until he was incarcerated for kidnapping and... View more
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Overly sweet tenant taking over control of MF!
I am currently cohabitating as a live in landlord with two other tenants in a multi family setup. One of the tenants has been with us for quite sometime now and the the other tenant has joined us only recently. They... View more
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What to do when a tenant in a lease moves out
Hello! My maintenance man was at the property today and a tenant told him that another tenant is moving out tomorrow. That person is still in a lease that lasts until this summer. If they are in fact moving out, what... View more
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Whose responsibility to fix the issue?
I have a tenant reported the heating system was not working. So I scheduled an appointment with a handyman to check. But before the handyman came in, the tenant reported they don't need to fix it because they started... View more
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Tips on how to transition with inherited tenants
My husband and I are closing on a duplex in Everett, WA later this month and are inheriting tenants. With COVID, how is everyone introducing themselves to tenants? Set a meeting in person or just a letter or email? I... View more
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Advice Needed - Tenant Unemployed Due To COVID
Hi all, just got a message from a tenant in a house that I own, saying that his roommate had moved out on Jan 1st and that he was recently unemployed due to COVID shutdowns.  Said that he was applying for unemployment... View more
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Renter Damage - Use some quick advice
Probably covered before in BP... but it's me and it's personal now ;) Ha! I've seen people say "eat the damage" and "take it outta their deposit"... wattaya think?If I don't keep part or all of my... View more
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Tenants not motivated to get vaccinated !
Hello,Covid vaccination is now currently available in my area for free and I myself wavered quite a bit before registering to get vaccinated. I initially wanted to play wait and watch but upon watching few YouTube... View more
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High humidity in rental home
Hi everyone, I have a problem and I'm hoping someone can help me identify a solution.  I have a single family rental home and the renters have been complaining about the walls being wet and causing a mildew/mold... View more
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Hudson County Trusted Handyman
Suggestions for reliable Handyman’s in Hudson County, New Jersey Area
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Rent By Room: one room is way colder than the rest (Denver)
Hey guys! First, thanks for your consideration, I have gotten so much help from this forum it's amazing. I have 2 rental properties in Denver Co, and I do rent by the room. one of my properties faces north and south... View more
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Tenant not signing the lease
Hi All, I purchased a property few months back and the tenant had a month on month lease with the previous owner. After the purchase I had to immediately leave the country due to bereavement in my family. The tenant is... View more
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Property Gate- Security
I am curious your thoughts on an issue I am having with a duplex rental. There is a gate at the drive way to enter the property but currently there is only a chain that closes the gate doors, over the top pole... View more
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Let tenants be friends among themselves ?
I am currently cohabitating as a live in landlord with two other tenants in a multi family setup. One of the tenants has been with us for quite sometime now and the the other tenant has joined us only recently.They are... View more
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Evict a tenant on a month-to-month lease
I inherited a tenant who has not paid rent since I bought the duplex in late November. The person has been living here for years and now is on a month-to-month lease. The person is also receiving free access to the... View more
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Feasibility of utilizing FHA’s move in clause in Illinois
I purchased multi-family in September and one of the tenants has yet to pay rent since. I've tried my best to work with them and not push eviction on them. However, it is a evident that they have no intention of doing... View more
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Refrigerator damaged when power cut to condo.
Who is responsible for the cost of replacing the refrigerator damaged when the power was cut off to a rented condo.Our tenant reported that the power to her unit was cut off at an unsecured switch next to the meter... View more
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Who pays for damages??
I have an older tenant who recently had a health issue for which he needed to call paramedics. He was unable to open the door for them so they had to kick it in. Who pays for the new door. He is an inherited tenant and... View more
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Unwanted Family Members
Good day everyone!  I have a situation with a property I own.   I have tenets who allowed their son and girlfriend to move in.  They contacted me about 2 months ago and said they wanted to put their son on the lease. ... View more
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Moratorium got extended through January, one renter needs to go.
I have a pair of duplexes.  In Pennsylvania if that matters.  One causes no problems.  In the other, the downstairs guy is shaky but at least he tries to keep his rent paid.  The upstairs guy, who I'll refer to as... View more
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Collection agency for individual landlords
Anyone can recommend collection agency for individual landlords.I had a delinquent tenant owing 4 month of unpaid rent. Received a judgement. Now looking to collect. It seems most collection agency work with... View more
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Firing my Property Management Company
We bought a property in Baltimore from a turnkey operator. The turnkey operator recommended a property management company. The property was rented  a tenant. After two months the tenants stopped paying the rents. The... View more
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Legal options for collecting unpaid rent and damages
This is concerning a single family residence that I owned in Wichita, KS. I currently live in NM and had this property professionally managed. I had tenants who signed with me back in early 2017 and for the majority of... View more
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How to handle tenants living for free?
For three months now, tenants are saying they cant pay rent due to being laid off from their jobs and they are barely surviving. They said they have sought help from their church but they only received assistance to... View more
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