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Collect Money Owed from Former Tenants with an Attorney Demand Letter

Residential and commercial landlords all too often know the pain of trying to collect money from tenants, especially if they have vacated the property. In many cases, the security deposit may not be enough to cover what is owed. For example, the tenant may have left while several months delinquent on rent, or they may have caused significant damage to the apartment, home, office space, warehouse, or storefront, which was only discovered after they moved.  Once the tenant moves out, trying to get their attention can be like herding cats. You might even be having trouble locating exactly where they… ( Read Full Article… )

How to Get Your Security Deposit Back From a Landlord

Tenants after vacating a rented home are understandably eager to get their security deposit back. A rental security deposit can be a significant amount, generally one to three month’s rent, so any potential deductions and delays are cause for concern.   Unfortunately, some landlords will drag their feet when it comes to returning a security deposit. Or they may try to hold part of the money back by deducting for questionable expenses from the deposit amount. In this article, we’ll explore what your rights are and how you can have a lawyer send a demand letter for the return of your… ( Read Full Article… )