Posts Tagged ‘Eviction’

An apartment building goes up for sale after being listed by the landlord.

My Landlord Sold the Building. Now What?

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Rumors are running wild around the pristine pool, between the treadmills, and down the well-manicured walkways of your apartment. Word is that your apartment’s owner is selling the place. Sally Sue down in apartment 17 claims everyone has to move out by the end of the month, or the new owner will come in and repossess all property left in your apartment. Is Sally Sue right? What can you do in this situation? Read on to find the answers to the multitude of questions likely to be racing through your mind at this moment. read more

4 Mistakes When Facing Eviction

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When facing an eviction, you will have the decision of how to behave in the situation. Certain behaviors or actions will only make the eviction worse and, possibly, impact your life long-term. Below are four common mistakes individuals make when facing eviction. 1. Not Following the Rules Your landlord cannot simply evict you overnight. Instead, […] read more

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Roommate Eviction Explained

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Roommate eviction is not pleasant, but it’s a normal part of apartment living. Sometimes things just don’t work out, but instead of leaving voluntarily, you have to use the court system to get someone to leave. It’s difficult to live with a roommate as you’re trying to evict them, or vice versa, and trying to […] read more

Section 8 Eviction Explained

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A Section 8 eviction of a tenant receiving benefits under the program is different from a typical eviction. Primarily, the presence of the government and rules of the Section 8 program provide only a few grounds for evicting a tenant, making it more difficult. However, despite these difficulties and the presence of the government in […] read more

Is Fighting an Eviction Worth It?

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Fighting an eviction is exhausting, time consuming and often costly. Unless you are certain to be successful, it may not be worth it to fight your landlord, and even if your success is guaranteed, your fight may have long-term repercussions you may wish to avoid. Consider the following issues prior to fighting a pending eviction. […] read more

Facing Eviction? 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do

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Facing an eviction can drain your finances and your emotional energy. The end result of an eviction is moving out of your apartment, and housing options may be limited in the area where you need to live for your job or other purposes. The more mistakes you make in the evictions process, the worse things […] read more

How an Eviction Attorney Can Help

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An eviction attorney may be your best option when facing an eviction. The outcome of an eviction lawsuit can have a dramatic impact on your ability to rent other apartments in the future. Your landlord may also sue you for back rent and damages that amount to several thousand dollars. If you don’t have money […] read more

Understanding an Eviction Letter

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Understanding an eviction letter is important, especially if you feel you’ve been wrongfully evicted. Laws for eviction differ from state to state; yet, eviction letters, in all states, are the written documents that are required to begin the eviction process. Legal Grounds to Execute an Eviction Letter For an eviction letter to be served, the […] read more

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Eviction Process

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The eviction process varies from state to state. It can even vary from city to city, town to town. However, the procedure is generally the same in every jurisdiction. Most importantly, if you are faced with an eviction, you should seek an experienced lawyer immediately. You may have only a few days to protect yourself, and such […] read more