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my landlord turned on us!

he is always very cool, we always have rent on time! we always have our check of 1150 by the first but he never shows up until the 5th or later to pick it up.... well today he showed up and said rent is due by the first i keep letting you pay on the 5th and now its a $50 extra charge! see the thing is.... he wont give us his phone number! and we do not know where he lives so how am i supposed to give him his check by the first if he never shows up until the 5th?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:31 PM on May. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • isn't there an address on the lease?
    Soniam301

    Answer by Soniam301 at 9:36 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • we dont have a lease he never made us sign any paperwork nothing.....
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:37 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • I would ask him for one. Have you tried googling his name and seeing what that turns up...you would be surprised how much info you can get off the internet...
    Soniam301

    Answer by Soniam301 at 9:38 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • well we will only be living her for a few more months but still i am very angry at what he did!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:40 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Well not to be rude but you should never be paying that kind of money without a lease. In court he would win because you are occupying his property. So basically he can say whatever he wants. It is very tacky of him to do that to you. But always sign a lease. It protects you and him. Be lucky he only charged $50.00. You need more info on this guy. I use to do eviction for a major real estate firm and it is scary what happens. They almost always take the landlords side. Sorry this happened to you. He sounds like a jerk or maybe he needed an extra $50 bucks for booze or something else.
    oliviahank

    Answer by oliviahank at 10:22 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • So did you pay it today then?

    Why would you rent from him without a way to contact him? What if you needed emergency repairs done to the place?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Tell him you won't do it because it's not in the lease. Then he'll have to face the fact that he didn't give you a lease. you are not contractually obligated to pay anything. You could leave tomorrow without notice and there is nothing he can do about it. Of course you don't want to do that but you can get the information you need from him if you have a proper lease. Good luck.
    mrs.coop

    Answer by mrs.coop at 12:06 AM on May. 6, 2010

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