Question: Do I have to pay a deposit?
Answer: It depends on your lease agreement. If your lease agreement requires you to pay a deposit (usually equal to one month's rent, sometimes two months) then you will need to do so in order to occupy the premises. This applies to both verbal and ...
Question: Is my landlord allowed to withhold my deposit?
Answer: The purpose of a deposit is to reimburse the landlord for any outstanding money that is owed or to cover the costs of repairing any damage over and above "fair wear and tear. If your landlord does withhold your deposit, he will need to supply ...
Buying or Selling a Rented Home?
When buying or selling a property which is currently rented out to tenants, you need to understand that the lease comes (or goes... for that matter) with the property. First check the lease agreement to make sure how long the tenants can stay in ...
Blacklisted, Judgments, Defaults, etc.
Many prospective home buyers are referred to attorneys by estate agents because of the buyer's credit status and subsequent inability to obtain a home loan. By the time the client reaches the attorney, he has already found his dream home and signed ...
Helpful Industry Contact List
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