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    stopped work on job

    What is the name of your state? FL I do tile work by advertizing and referall. I was doing some work for a customer that had agreed to a certain price (verbally) and when I was almost finished, he changed the terms of the agreement and said it was for less. I decided not to finish the job and...
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    30 day notice of termination of lease

    What is the name of your state? FL I have a year lease with my renters and I told them 2 months ago that I was terminating the year lease according to the terms of the lease as to when it ended. Now I'm wondering if I should post a 30 day notice on thier door just to make sure. Is it too late...
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    can LL throw out tenant for no reason?

    What is the name of your state? FL A friend that does a lot of rentals told me that a LL can give a 30 day notice to vacate on a year lease in the middle of the lease for no reason or for something like "personality conflict". I thought the lease was a binding agreement. She pointed to a...
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    forced to stop occupying guest quarters

    What is the name of your state? Florida - Lakeland I have a house with a "mother-in-law" apt in the back. I rent the house and live in the apt. Code enforcement drove by one day and saw some trash in the yard and I got a notice saying I needed to clean up the trash and turn the apt back into a...
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    must sell rental house - how much notice?

    What is the name of your state? FL Due to financial problems, I am forced to sell my house which is rented to tenants with a year lease. There is another 9 or 10 months left on the lease. Can I give them a notice? If so, how long? Someone told me it was 15 days. Thanks for your response.
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    removing materials from job site

    What is the name of your state? Florida. I was doing work for a guy who wanted me to rehab a small rental house. I told him I was working on it and then I went to do other things and forgot about it for 2 weeks. OK, my bad. He got mad, fired me, and went to remove some of the materials I had on...
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    verbal agreement

    What is the name of your state? FL - A friend has a house with a small detached apartment in the back which she rents out to someone she made a verbal agreement with as far as the lease. The renter has not paid in 3 days and she wants to start the eviction process. My question is which one of...
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    home ins cancellation moretorium in FL?

    What is the name of your state? FL My home ins. co sent me a letter in June saying they would cancel on the 3 year anniversary of my buying the house. That would have been 10/9/04. I was calling around getting quotes and someone said there was a moretorium (sic) on cancelling policies because...
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    option to renew in year lease

    What is the name of your state? Florida My renters are moving in and I'm all ready to make the lease up (copied out of a book) and he says he wants an option to renew at the end of the lease. Does this commonly mean that if he wants to renew, I must renew it to him and I can't terminate the...
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    what is good background search source?

    I live in FL and plan on renting a house after I finish remodeling it. I'm signed up for 3 months of netdetective.com so I could do background checks on potential tenants. After spending $30 I realize its nothing more than I could have done using anywho.com for free. I don't mind spending the...
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    two weeks grace per 6 months

    What is the name of your state? FL I am writing a lease agreement and I was thinking about giving the renter 2 weeks of grace to use for late rent. Not every month, but over the entire lease. That way, they are covered if they are a few days late, but that keeps me from worrying every month...
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    can I sue former tenants for unpaid rent?

    What is the name of your state? FL I went all the way threw the eviction process up until the point where the sheriff came and gave 24 hours notice. They asked me to blow it off and they promised to be out in a week. I did and they were. No problem. I did not get them to sign anything. Can I...
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    tenant vacated but left vehicle

    What is the name of your state? Florida - my tenant moved out voluntarily but left his truck and said he would come back to fix it. I left him a note while he was in the process of moving that said I wanted him to leave soon, but he could come back to work on his truck at his own convienience...
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