Posts Tagged: landlord problems

How to Check Out Your Potential Landlord
How to Check Out Your Potential Landlord

How to Check Out Your Potential Landlord

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A landlord can single-handedly make or break a living situation – and yet many people don’t bother to check out their landlord before signing a lease. Imagine if your apartment was broken into, and no one came by to put up a new door. Or if your refrigerator went kaput one month into the lease…
How to Take Your Landlord to Court
How to Take Your Landlord to Court

How to Take Your Landlord to Court

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Note: We’re not lawyers, and this story should not be considered legal advice in any way. Laws and legal proceedings vary by city and circumstance and may be very different for your case. Please consult your own local laws and your own lawyer or legal adviser for guidance relating to your own situation. A while…
What To Do If You Don’t Get Your Security Deposit Back
What To Do If You Don’t Get Your Security Deposit Back

What To Do If You Don’t Get Your Security Deposit Back

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s supposed to work like this: you give your landlord your notice (“So long, I’m moving, it’s been swell!”), clean the place till it literally sparkles, pack your belongings Tetris-tight into a truck, and head out to your new abode. A few days later, your security deposit refund appears in your new mailbox. You congratulate…
How To Deal With Bad Landlords
How To Deal With Bad Landlords

How To Deal With Bad Landlords

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Russell works for Response Mine Interactive, an internet marketing company in Atlanta, GA.  He has dealt with bad landlords for the past three years, and has filed a lawsuit against one.  Currently he is working on a client specializing in furniture. Dealing with Bad Landlords So,  you’re out of your parents’ house…