• Can we, unofficial property managers, really get sued for this?

    My roommate and I are managing properties for our landlord who virtually disappeared to California. We collect rent money and give it to his mother who deposits it in his bank account, open mail at his request, and make minor repairs on the homes. We occasionally keep contact to discuss things like repairs,... show more
    My roommate and I are managing properties for our landlord who virtually disappeared to California. We collect rent money and give it to his mother who deposits it in his bank account, open mail at his request, and make minor repairs on the homes. We occasionally keep contact to discuss things like repairs, leases, etc. About two months ago, one of the tenants was informed that her house was going to be foreclosed on. We told her we were not going to collect rent from her while she stayed in the house, but that it was imperative for her to find some kind of back-up plan or place for her to go. The house is in the foreclosure process and is about to be put up for auction in a few days. She is still in the house, frustrated with her inability to contact the landlord, and has now threatened to sue my roommate and myself, as we are the acting "property managers." We are not under any contractual obligations, we have not signed any papers with out landlord, in fact, all we have signed are a couple receipts for rent and we're not even under a lease for his house that we're living in. We are two, broke college students with no assets, so I'm not entirely sure what she expects to gain, but are we in any real trouble? She threatened to us today, telling us we're in trouble even if we're not under contract. Something about "blah blah, section 10d?"
    25 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 1 day ago
  • Would you do this job?

    Sit in a white room all day[8 hours] and do nothing. You cannot sleep $10 an hour
    Sit in a white room all day[8 hours] and do nothing. You cannot sleep $10 an hour
    35 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 1 day ago
  • Can landlord say I can t have dog?

    My landlord moved me into a different apartment so that I could have a dog . Now 4 months later he s saying I have to get rid of my dog...Can he do that?
    My landlord moved me into a different apartment so that I could have a dog . Now 4 months later he s saying I have to get rid of my dog...Can he do that?
    25 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 1 day ago
  • You Learn from experience?

    I'm 24, my first real job was when I was 21, I was very well liked till I started drinking a lot, my performance went way down, nobody liked me much anymore, I was no call no show after 8 months, 3 months later they let me back, walked off the job after a month, the supervisor was a dipshit, after being... show more
    I'm 24, my first real job was when I was 21, I was very well liked till I started drinking a lot, my performance went way down, nobody liked me much anymore, I was no call no show after 8 months, 3 months later they let me back, walked off the job after a month, the supervisor was a dipshit, after being unemployed for a few months I got a job at planet fitness on the weekend night shift, left after 4 months cause I had an entitlement issue, a full time job opened up, they didn't give it to me, I as academically suspended from college as a result from drinking heavy, I after planet fitness, I got a full tank me job, I was slacking a lot, but I was completely oblivious, I got my job done at the end, the boss whom I have a ton of respect for spoke to me, and helped me, I left that job after 11 months to go to school, but that was an excuse, I could've made it work, after about 6 months I got a job at the Olive Garden as a dishwasher, been there for 8 months now, and I am a phenomenal employee, the best st what I do, Ive been taking one class a semester, but that's taking forever, this summer, I'm going full time and in the fall while I work as much as I can while I get my degree, do you think Ive changed, since I was 21
    17 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 2 days ago
  • Should I cosign on an apartment for my 19 year old son?

    My son works full time and theoretically can afford half the rent on an apartment he plans to lease with a friend. Because he has no credit, the landlord is requiring a co-signer. His friend's parents are basically out of the picture, my son's dad is refusing, so that leaves me. He lives with me now but... show more
    My son works full time and theoretically can afford half the rent on an apartment he plans to lease with a friend. Because he has no credit, the landlord is requiring a co-signer. His friend's parents are basically out of the picture, my son's dad is refusing, so that leaves me. He lives with me now but I would like to see him on his own so he might soon realize that he needs an education or some training for a better job. Right now he pays his cell phone and car insurance responsibly each month but has lots of extra cash that he spends frivolously. He says he knows he has to change his life style and I know he won't purposely use my co-sign as an excuse not to pay rent, but I am still concerned. If he does default on the rent too many times he will have to break the lease. Will I then be responsible for the rent for the remainder of the time on the lease? Any other advice you smart people can give me I would truly appreciate. I'm hearing everything from NO NO NO to you have to help your child get started. Opinions?
    21 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 1 day ago
  • PLEASE ANSWER TENANT INSURANCE!!?

    Is it necessary for tenants to have insurance when they start to rent an apartment? Do I have to get it? Is it illegal otherwise?
    Is it necessary for tenants to have insurance when they start to rent an apartment? Do I have to get it? Is it illegal otherwise?
    19 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 1 day ago
  • What happens if you stop paying credit card bills?

    I can no longer even afford the minimum payments. I owe about $11,000 total. I have 5 cards. $3500 on one card, $3500 on another, $2000 on one, $1000 on one, and $1000 on another. Can they take me to court and garnish my wages? It has come down to either groceries and gas or credit card payments and I have to take... show more
    I can no longer even afford the minimum payments. I owe about $11,000 total. I have 5 cards. $3500 on one card, $3500 on another, $2000 on one, $1000 on one, and $1000 on another. Can they take me to court and garnish my wages? It has come down to either groceries and gas or credit card payments and I have to take care of my family first.
    16 answers · Credit · 1 day ago
  • Would you give your animal up to stay in an apartment?

    Lets just say the apartment has everything you need. Except one big thing... They dont accept any animals. Would you give up your animal and move in, or will you move into a much less nicer apartment thats far away from work and keep your animal?
    Lets just say the apartment has everything you need. Except one big thing... They dont accept any animals. Would you give up your animal and move in, or will you move into a much less nicer apartment thats far away from work and keep your animal?
    16 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 1 day ago
  • Is the landlord responsible for window screens?

    Hello! I have Been living in my apartment for 2 months. It's starting to get chilly out and I would like to turn off my a/c and open the windows at night. One issue. There are no screens in my windows. Nowhere in my lease does it state that I am responsible for screens. My landlord said he doesn't have any... show more
    Hello! I have Been living in my apartment for 2 months. It's starting to get chilly out and I would like to turn off my a/c and open the windows at night. One issue. There are no screens in my windows. Nowhere in my lease does it state that I am responsible for screens. My landlord said he doesn't have any and that's all. Is he responsible for them? Please help!!
    17 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 1 day ago
  • What does "move in ready" mean?

    My parents recently found a house that we're about to move in too. I look up online it said it was "move in ready" I thought it mean like someone had a hold (not as in household) on it. But I watched House Hunters (from HGTV) the woman said it was "move in ready". Then I got confused. What... show more
    My parents recently found a house that we're about to move in too. I look up online it said it was "move in ready" I thought it mean like someone had a hold (not as in household) on it. But I watched House Hunters (from HGTV) the woman said it was "move in ready". Then I got confused. What does "move in ready" actually mean?
    23 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 2 days ago
  • Can a landord force us to give him 2 months notice before we leave ?

    We signed a lease until June 25. He said we must tell him by apr 25 if we are leaving or will add another year lease. and on april 27 we told him we were leaving after June 25th. He said we waited to long and now are responsible for the month of july. Can he do this? Isn t it 30 days?
    We signed a lease until June 25. He said we must tell him by apr 25 if we are leaving or will add another year lease. and on april 27 we told him we were leaving after June 25th. He said we waited to long and now are responsible for the month of july. Can he do this? Isn t it 30 days?
    25 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 2 days ago
  • Landlord have right to restrict overnight guest?

    Cliche situation. But i will keep it as short as possible. Girlfriend and i work and attend college, so i have her sleep over some nights of the week because it's the only time we can really see each other. Landlord says i'm not allowed to have her sleep over. It's okay by my mother, and she pays rent... show more
    Cliche situation. But i will keep it as short as possible. Girlfriend and i work and attend college, so i have her sleep over some nights of the week because it's the only time we can really see each other. Landlord says i'm not allowed to have her sleep over. It's okay by my mother, and she pays rent on time. We never break any of the rules either. The lease states no one is allowed to occupy the house except my mom, me and my brother. But, she isn't occupying, she is just staying over here and there....does the landlord have the right to restrict it, or is she abusing her power?
    12 answers · Renting & Real Estate · 9 hours ago