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Should landlord accept rent during eviction in MA
I'm evicting my tenants for multiple violations of the lease. I need to get rid of these guys and have all the proof I need for the case when it gets...
2 4 days 4 hours ago
by Landlord55
4 days 3 hours ago
by Phippslaw
Can landlord dictate tenant behavior and shower time?
I live in Belmont (MA) and my landlord, who lives in the same apartment, is complaining that I shower too late. During the weekdays I shower between 9...
1 1 week 6 days ago
by patilevius
1 week 6 days ago
by The Editor
Security Deposit law violations
I leased an apartment in August of 2011 and never gave a notice to renew and became a tenant at will. During this time, my original roommate moved out...
1 2 weeks 56 min ago
by cfp
2 weeks 43 min ago
by The Editor
Lease contract renewal
Hi - My husband and I recently bought a two family townhouse. When we bought the house, there were already tenants living in one unit. Their contact ...
1 2 weeks 2 hours ago
by Jessica in MA
2 weeks 1 hour ago
by The Editor
Can family move in with tenant?
I recently immigrated from Europe, and signed a 1-year lease under my name and paid 1st+last months and security deposit. Because the life has not set...
0 2 weeks 5 hours ago
by gdean88
n/a
tenant breaking her lease before she moves in
I have a tenant that was suppose to move in Sept.1,2014. She has send a lease for 1 year starting on 9/1/2014 until 9/1/2015. I was going to let hew m...
1 2 weeks 23 hours ago
by julesmacca
2 weeks 8 hours ago
by The Editor
Rent for substitute apartment during repairs?
Two weeks ago, my husband and I came home from a trip to find that our kitchen ceiling was ripped down by maintenance due to a large leak. Our landlor...
1 2 weeks 3 days ago
by TammyM
2 weeks 3 days ago
by The Editor
Can landlord enter yard of single family home without permission?
My family rents a single family home that has a small backyard. We have been renters since July 2008 and for the first year we had a lease (it was spe...
2 2 weeks 4 days ago
by momcalzmesheri
2 weeks 3 days ago
by momcalzmesheri
Broker Entitled to Fee If No Lease Consumated?
Preface: Unless noted, please assume what I am telling you was not put in writing. Back in the spring, I was charged with helping out some relativ...
2 2 weeks 5 days ago
by GeorgeH
2 weeks 3 days ago
by GeorgeH
Landlord breaking the lease and selling the house
As a tenant I house found myself in what i find to be a unique situation. I am renting a house and have been here just under 3 years. I have 2 additio...
3 2 weeks 5 days ago
by CMPA4
2 weeks 5 days ago
by admin
Landlord harassment of tenant
I have a situation that I was late paying my rent. I have lived in my apartment for 2 1/2 years and I always call me landlord ahead of time if I think...
5 7 weeks 3 days ago
by Colantok
2 weeks 5 days ago
by Colantok
Screening tenants (avoiding professionals and bad candidates)
I've been running this website long enough to know that there are plenty of bad tenants AND bad landlords out there.  The difference is that, und...
0 2 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
n/a
Rental owner breaking vacation lease
We signed a vacation rental lease in March with a property owner for a one-week rental of house on the Cape for August. One week before the rental per...
1 2 weeks 6 days ago
by vacationrenter
2 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
What are our rights as "Illegal" Subletters?
We subletted from someone in a Boston apartment building for the months of July and August using a traditional sublease contract. The original tenant'...
1 2 weeks 6 days ago
by cooper.rom
2 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
How to evict a tenant in Massachusetts
Depending on your perspective (landlord or tenant), Massachusetts either does a great job protecting the rights of tenants OR makes it very difficult ...
2 14 weeks 3 days ago
by The Editor
2 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
Landlord wants to keep part of deposit for rent
Hi! So, my girlfriend and I signed a lease on February 2nd that would start on February 15. Our landlord had already received rent for the month of...
1 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Kpentedemos
2 weeks 6 days ago
by Attorney Larnard
Can I end my automatically renewed Month-to-Month lease before it starts?
I signed for a one-year lease ending in September. The lease states I need to give 60 Days notice before the end of the lease date or else I will auto...
1 3 weeks 1 hour ago
by initech321
3 weeks 35 min ago
by Attorney Michae...
Can I break lease when building sold?
My lease is until Jan 1 but my landlord is selling the building and there is no clause in my lease to cover this situation. There is a section that st...
3 3 weeks 6 hours ago
by bswift89
3 weeks 2 hours ago
by Attorney Larnard
Disputing deductions from my security deposit
I rented a room in a house that was owner occupied in Worcester this past year. During this time I was made to feel like I was not welcome in the home...
3 3 weeks 4 days ago
by unfairlycharged
3 weeks 4 days ago
by Phippslaw
Landlord/tenant oil question
I currently have a tenant that consistently puts 5 gallons of diesel fuel in the oil tank and runs the tank dry which causes that filter and line to c...
1 3 weeks 5 days ago
by gems2022
3 weeks 4 days ago
by The Editor
Evicting tenant from illegal apartment in MA
My step daughter and two children live in an apartment (it is not a legal in law apartment) attached to our house, she has never paid rent or anything...
2 3 weeks 5 days ago
by Tincly
3 weeks 4 days ago
by Tincly
Roommate abandons apartment and property
Hello, I signed a new lease on July 3rd. My former roommate had taken off an left me owing the rent and various bills. They have also left their bedro...
2 3 weeks 5 days ago
by twister22
3 weeks 5 days ago
by Phippslaw
Living in apartment with construction by landlord
My family lives in the lower income tax unit and is currently undergoing construction for past 5 months. Now we have to move most of belongings out of...
1 3 weeks 5 days ago
by lennyhuang
3 weeks 5 days ago
by Phippslaw
Can a landlord in Massachusetts charge for own labor time in repairing damaged property?
I am a landlord and have a $500 security deposit which does not even come close to cover the damage done by a former tenant. I have complied with MA l...
3 3 weeks 6 days ago
by Lisak
3 weeks 5 days ago
by Phippslaw
Legal implications of changes to apartment by tenant
Hello, my daughter and a friend rented an apartment 2 years ago in the North End of Boston. The apartment was a one bedroom plus a living room so the ...
6 4 weeks 2 hours ago
by debidoo
3 weeks 5 days ago
by Phippslaw
Do I have enough to break my lease?
I recently (within the last month) moved into a new apartment. I am now noticing things that I did not see in my initial walk through. There are h...
1 3 weeks 6 days ago
by whiterose
3 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
Return of Security Deposit with two tenants
My daughter co-leased an appt with a fellow student/friend of a college she was attending in Amherst MA. They both were required to sign their own lea...
1 3 weeks 6 days ago
by Teehans
3 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
Fellow tenant with Mental issues?
I rent a house with 3 other individuals. One just had a severe mental breakdown and the rest of us are very concerned with this individual continuing...
1 4 weeks 5 hours ago
by willi212
4 weeks 2 hours ago
by Phippslaw
Can the property owner live in an illegal basement apartment
I currently own a 2 family house and would like to refinish and move into my basement. My house cannot legally be a 3 family, so the basement unit wo...
1 5 weeks 5 days ago
by redjamin
4 weeks 14 hours ago
by Phippslaw
Is my landlord liable for damages caused by exhaust fan fire?
I reported my bathroom exhaust fan had stopped working twice to my landlord. He did not fix it. The owner sold the property to a new company that did ...
2 4 weeks 3 days ago
by Puptreble
4 weeks 14 hours ago
by Phippslaw
Retaliatory eviction after code violations
Other than a rental abatement can you sue for other damages in a landlord tenant dispute where repairs to code violations were not made in a reasonabl...
2 4 weeks 2 days ago
by Frustrated23
4 weeks 14 hours ago
by Phippslaw
Security Deposit Demand Letter & attorney's fees
I have received a demand letter from my tenants attorney to return the security deposit and plan to be compliant since I have reviewed the Mass law MG...
3 1 year 35 weeks ago
by billc722
4 weeks 1 day ago
by The Editor
Landlords return of sec dep w/hld to avoid court
Withheld some monies from Security Deposit of departing tenant for damages and sent itemized letter with remaining funds. Got legal demand letter back...
2 4 weeks 2 days ago
by mrichard
4 weeks 1 day ago
by The Editor
14 Day notice to quit when tenant is moving
I am a landlord who did not receive rent payment after several attempts to contact my tenant. I delivered a 14 day notice to quit. The notice was rece...
1 4 weeks 4 days ago
by MAlandlord
4 weeks 3 days ago
by The Editor
Owe additional rent if keys not returned?
My flat mate moved out 6 weeks before the lease was up she is on the lease she has moved all of her stuff out of the property but has not given the ke...
1 4 weeks 6 days ago
by shelly112
4 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
Inlaw apartment tenant rights
Six months ago I gave my son & daughterinlaw money to help buy a home with an inlaw apartment. I Have a terminal illness & find it incrasingly difficu...
5 5 weeks 3 days ago
by Motherinlaw
4 weeks 5 days ago
by Attorney Meredi...
Lease Renewal Notice within Specified Time
I'm a landlord and have a Tenant renting a residential town house from me on a yearly basis. He has been there for approx. 8 years. There is a clause ...
2 5 weeks 8 hours ago
by hamov57
5 weeks 3 hours ago
by The Editor
Break rental agreement due to injury?
My son was in a serious car accident on July 12. He spent a week in ICU and then had to come home with us. We moved him out of the house where he was ...
2 5 weeks 1 day ago
by Rflswife
5 weeks 3 hours ago
by Phippslaw
Lease renewal Notice in MA
My boyfriend's lease is up may 31. It does NOT have an automatic renewal clause, but at the end of it, it says something along the lines of 'tenant ag...
2 1 year 19 weeks ago
by randomnumbers
5 weeks 4 hours ago
by The Editor
pest control
As a business renting a commercial space in Boston, whose responsibility (tenant or landlord) to handle a cockroach extermination? Financially or logi...
2 5 weeks 5 days ago
by MonicaTia
5 weeks 4 days ago
by Robert Nislick
Tenant wants to stay after lease expires for few months
So my yearly lease is up for renewal on September 1. I will be moving out of the country in late December, but would like to stay in the apartment unt...
2 5 weeks 5 days ago
by daga4862
5 weeks 5 days ago
by daga4862
Can landlord break unsigned lease before move-in?
We have new tenants who have signed a lease to move into our house on 1 Aug. They have paid first, last and security. We have not yet signed the lease...
3 5 weeks 6 days ago
by MP10m
5 weeks 5 days ago
by Phippslaw
Start eviction before notice to quit expires?
lease expired in march. i have since accepted rent through june. in the middle of june i gave them a 30 day notice to vacate at end of july, they refu...
4 8 weeks 4 days ago
by daytona
5 weeks 5 days ago
by daytona
Significant other of tenant will not leave
I bought my father's house from the bank in a short sale 4 years ago. His health is not good and I told him he can stay there until he dies. The probl...
1 5 weeks 5 days ago
by lcf02139
5 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
Construction forcing tenant from apartment
Hi, We recently moved into a shiny new apartment just 14 days ago. I received an email today from the management company stating there is an issue wit...
0 5 weeks 6 days ago
by negativeghostrider
n/a
Illegal pet or security deposit?
I have been living in this unit for many years and recently had to put my pet cat down because she was very sick (she had cancer). Before bringing my ...
1 6 weeks 6 hours ago
by Confused renter
6 weeks 2 hours ago
by The Editor
Can I Use Last Month's Rent When I Broke My Lease?
I have been in my apartment for approximately 4 years, and I unfortunately had to break my lease to follow a job. At the end of February, I notified m...
2 25 weeks 6 days ago
by bowa41
6 weeks 17 hours ago
by xylitol92
Commercial landlord breaks lease
My fiance recently made a lease for 7 years on a store and after he fixes the place and spent all our savings,time, and effort into the store the land...
0 6 weeks 20 hours ago
by Junita
n/a
Online payment of rent
My landlord is making a "policy change" as part of their "green effort". As such, they are requiring tenants to pay their rent using an online third-p...
1 6 weeks 2 days ago
by meanders3
6 weeks 1 day ago
by The Editor
Tenant communication with new landlord before sale of building
Hi, My current landlord is selling our place and because of the history of landlord's dishonesty throughout our 9 month tenancy I would like to discus...
1 6 weeks 2 days ago
by kathobari
6 weeks 2 days ago
by The Editor
Pipes need to be replaced/ can't shower/ landlord wants to renovate
Hello! I just moved into a studio July 1st and would greatly appreciate advice on some things going on. 1. Workers have been renovating the unit ab...
1 6 weeks 4 days ago
by evluu
6 weeks 3 days ago
by The Editor
Apartment shut down by fire dept.
Over two weeks ago, my apartment building was shut down by the fire department due to faulty wiring by an incompetent electrician. On the 3rd day afte...
1 6 weeks 6 days ago
by pjladie
6 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
Back rent owed by two tenants for one unit
When a married couple lease an apartment an both sign the lease who is responsible to pay the landlord money that is owed to the landlord after being ...
1 6 weeks 5 days ago
by Molly cat46
6 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
Eviction action after tenant moves out?
I lived in an Apartment community with several branches in Massachusetts. I have two questions summarized below 1. I moved into a new apartment during...
1 6 weeks 6 days ago
by MJACOBSI14
6 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
Recovering last month's rent
About a year ago I moved into a house as a sub-letter. The property management company at the time told me to send my last months rent to the tenant I...
1 6 weeks 6 days ago
by KC
6 weeks 6 days ago
by admin
Can LL deny spare set of keys?
I live alone in a 1 bedroom apartment. I asked my landlord for a second set of keys that I would like to leave in my office. In past rental situations...
2 7 weeks 3 days ago
by kilikena99
7 weeks 6 hours ago
by kilikena99
No receipt for security deposit and no repairs made
In February of this year, I relocated from FL to MA. When I moved in to the apartment, the issues were almost immediate. Although the landlord claims ...
1 7 weeks 1 day ago
by vjg3207
7 weeks 1 day ago
by The Editor
Landlord Breaking Lease to Sell House
My sons landlord has emailed us saying he is terminating our lease early in order to sell his property. He nevr provided us with an executed copy of t...
2 7 weeks 5 days ago
by EDuke
7 weeks 2 days ago
by EDuke
Can I rent out rooms in my 2nd apartment individually?
I own a 2 family home, I live in the 1st floor apartment with my boyfriend. The 2nd apartment has 5 bedrooms, along with 1 bathroom 1 kitchen, 3 livin...
0 7 weeks 3 days ago
by MissRome
n/a
Failure to obtain certificate of occupancy
What is the punishment for not getting certificate of occupancy while renting place out in Salem MASS?
1 7 weeks 4 days ago
by natashardh
7 weeks 4 days ago
by The Editor
What happens when my lease ends in MA?
I haven't heard from my landlord in over six months. He has been cashing my rent checks so I know he is alive. My lease is up September 1st. I sent hi...
1 7 weeks 5 days ago
by arepina77
7 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
Retaliatory eviction
I was wrongfully evicted after threatening to call the board of health! I had a bad mold problem in my apartment that went on for over a year and they...
0 7 weeks 6 days ago
by chrissyo17
n/a
Cleaning deposit and a non-smoking deposit legal in MA?
In preparation for my lease ending on 8/31, I've been rereading it and the lease addendum that we signed. I noticed that some of the provisions in the...
2 8 weeks 19 hours ago
by randy1234
8 weeks 4 hours ago
by Phippslaw
Changes to lease signed by one party binding?
When renewing our lease we knew that there was a possibility of a relocation due to job. The landlord gave us a standard MA lease which she signed bef...
2 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Chayleah
8 weeks 1 day ago
by Chayleah
Eviction of child from property
Several months ago we bought a property for our daughter to move to. It has been 9 months and she still relys on us to pay rent. She paid a few mont...
1 8 weeks 2 days ago
by Buddycat17
8 weeks 2 days ago
by The Editor
Landlord showing my room in a house for sale.
I have been renting this same room for almost 2 years, with a standard written lease, the owner landlord also resides in the house about half the time...
5 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Pekoe
8 weeks 4 days ago
by Pekoe
How should landlord serve notice to quit?
My tenants refused to sign any notices delivered to them. So, I sent a certified mail. They were very upset that I took that approach. I explained tha...
4 5 years 10 weeks ago
by Hopefull
8 weeks 4 days ago
by Alan D. Meyerson
Security deposit deduction for key and lock change
My lease recently ended with two other friends. We received the security deposit back on the 30th day after move out in three separate checks made out...
4 8 weeks 5 days ago
by klc438
8 weeks 4 days ago
by Phippslaw
Can I be charged for water if I don't have access to the meter?
I've lived in my apartment for two years (Aug/Sep lease) going on to my third. Before I sign the lease I want to make sure I'm not screwing myself ove...
2 8 weeks 5 days ago
by KatieMD
8 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
No security deposit, what can my rental agency charge after I move out?
I don't have a security deposit on my apartment (it was given back to me because violation of security deposit rights) so I was wondering, when I move...
2 8 weeks 5 days ago
by KatieMD
8 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
Breaking or void lease within 3 days of signing?
My girlfriend and I made an impulse decision on signing a 1 year lease. We signed it the same day we looked at it, no money was put down. We had secon...
1 8 weeks 5 days ago
by Dcskate75
8 weeks 5 days ago
by admin
landlord never signed lease, want to move out at a specific time
My landlord dropped a lease on us around this time last year. He only gave us about 3 days to sign it, but we all signed it and left it for him to sig...
1 8 weeks 6 days ago
by 81777045
8 weeks 6 days ago
by Attorney Michae...
Who pays the cost for fixing the clogged drainpipe, the landlord or the tenant?
My tenant moved in November, 2013. However, on May 25, 2014 around 5:20pm, she reported to me that the drainpipe was clogged. As the landlord, I respo...
1 8 weeks 6 days ago
by Hugh35180
8 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
Tenant has moved out, boyfriend will not
My tenant's lease was up on 6/1/2014, and she moved out before expiration. Her boyfriend, who was never on the lease, is refusing to vacate the premis...
2 9 weeks 6 hours ago
by rhunter58
9 weeks 3 hours ago
by The Editor
Contract or law controls Notice to quit time requirement?
Hi My yearly lease expired and my landlord suggested that we renew it to run as a tenancy at will with both parties required to serve 60 days notice o...
4 9 weeks 6 days ago
by biggusmickus
9 weeks 1 day ago
by biggusmickus
New home not ready - Forced to move out after giving notice?
Hi, My wife and are buying new home that's a new construction. Our closing date was June 30th but just the other day June 27th the builder told us ...
1 9 weeks 2 days ago
by ChE_UND_09
9 weeks 2 days ago
by The Editor
How do I get my Security Deposit back in MA?
Thanks for this forum and all the information you have here. But I don't see any answers that tell us how, exactly we can get our security deposit ba...
5 14 weeks 4 days ago
by MDonald
9 weeks 3 days ago
by The Editor
Deadline for landlord to repair stove or oven?
Gas company red flagged my stove 3 days ago. My landlord spoke to the gas guy that flagged it and was told he had 48 hours. Now I'm being told from la...
1 9 weeks 6 days ago
by memaw4
9 weeks 4 days ago
by The Editor
Entry by neighbors for repairs
Hello, Our neighbors who live above us are having their kitchen and bathroom remodeled. To accomplish this our plumbing will be affected and they ...
0 9 weeks 5 days ago
by robinunit
n/a
Removal of stove from illegal apartment just before sale of house
I recently found out, during the sale of the house in which I rent, that I have been living in an illegal apartment since last September. The landlord...
0 9 weeks 6 days ago
by orange
n/a
Non Renewal of Month to Month Rental Agreement
Hello, I am a landlord in MA, I have a tenant who has a month to month rental agreement. I would like to end the tenancy and give the tenant a 30 ...
1 9 weeks 6 days ago
by tleep28
9 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
Can commercial landlord charge rent for bathroom square footage?
I have a commercial property that I have been renting for a year. Part of my lease involved a common area that I share with the tenant next door. This...
0 9 weeks 6 days ago
by lroberts68
n/a
Notice to quit for Tenant at will
I am a new landlord trying to learn how to be a good landlord. Up until this point I have perfect tenants, but now I am faced with a couple that is co...
1 10 weeks 19 hours ago
by roffo1001
10 weeks 9 hours ago
by The Editor
Mold in indoor pool enclosure
We have rented a home with an indoor pool for one year. The pool enclosure has inadequate ventilation. The landlord lived in the house up until the ti...
1 10 weeks 2 days ago
by Mbutterfield
10 weeks 2 days ago
by The Editor
Security Deposit Question
The house I've been renting for 2 years (now a tenant-at-will after the 1 yr least was up) is being put up for sale. I've talked to the landlord abou...
2 4 years 40 weeks ago
by Wannahouse
10 weeks 2 days ago
by Phippslaw
Calculating interest on Security Deposit
As a Realtor I have a 2-family home under agreement. The owner just told me that his tenant asked for her security deposit back plus interest. He rent...
1 10 weeks 3 days ago
by Rentalqueen
10 weeks 2 days ago
by Phippslaw
Sign civil settlement or go to jail?
Events: 1. Lost housing trial in August 2012 and ordered to pay landlord back rent. 2. In a separate proceeding on a suit I filed with MCAD th...
0 10 weeks 3 days ago
by 2homess@gmail.com
n/a
Tax consequences of Charging LOW rent
My parents bought an apartment to retire to. In the meantime, they wish to rent it to my family. We are not dependents. What is the lowest rent they c...
2 10 weeks 5 days ago
by clehrich
10 weeks 3 days ago
by clehrich
Can Landlord take pictures of unit for sale?
I am a landlord with a tenant who's lease is up in 10 weeks. I have decided it is time to sell my property. As I am preparing to list I have offered t...
2 10 weeks 4 days ago
by JennC
10 weeks 4 days ago
by The Editor
Lease Renewal demanded early by landlord
how many days in advance of my lease expiring can my landlord demand i sign a new one
1 10 weeks 5 days ago
by phillipspv
10 weeks 5 days ago
by admin
Landlord attempting to charge fee for Air Conditioner
Hi all, New to the forum. All assistance greatly appreciated. I received a notice from my landlord ( a non-profit) demanding that I immediately...
1 10 weeks 6 days ago
by markd
10 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
no rental history fee?
I moved into an apartment for school. I signed the lease and have been living here for over a month, paid rent on time, have had no problems, and now ...
3 10 weeks 6 days ago
by reynew
10 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
how many people can live in a 5 bed room house
my neighbors rent a five bedroom house17 people live in the house most are related but not all. 10 adults seven children. is there a law that limits t...
2 10 weeks 6 days ago
by skyangel1517
10 weeks 6 days ago
by The Editor
Damages to premises by commercial tenant
A dentist left holes in the floors and walls as well as un painted walls after removal of his cabinets and dental equipment. The lease stated that pre...
1 11 weeks 2 days ago
by Felix puccio
11 weeks 4 hours ago
by Boston Probate ...
Attorney's fees in security deposit case
I had posted earlier yesterday regarding the non return of my security deposit after ten months. I received two replies with helpful information. Howe...
3 11 weeks 2 days ago
by movedtochurch
11 weeks 5 hours ago
by Boston Probate ...
Non return of security deposit 10 months later
It has been 10 months since I moved out of my apartment. My former landlord did not return my security deposit after the 30 days. I have since been in...
4 11 weeks 3 days ago
by movedtochurch
11 weeks 2 days ago
by movedtochurch
Grounds maintenance fee charged by landlord
My apartment complex was recently bought and the new owners want to increase our renewed rental lease by 10.00 monthly for "grounds and building maint...
2 11 weeks 4 days ago
by jacki1955
11 weeks 3 days ago
by jacki1955
Can I request proof that landlord is attempting to re-rent apt
My lease was set to expire 09-01-2014. I Broke the lease early to pursue an out of state job opportunity. My last month's rent was applied for the las...
1 11 weeks 5 days ago
by throwaway2014
11 weeks 5 days ago
by The Editor
Non-payment of rent / Breach of Lease (Options for landlord)
My wife and I purchased a Condo in February 2014. The unit was leased through the end of August 2014. We took over the existing lease from the Seller ...
1 12 weeks 1 day ago
by sarabjot
12 weeks 22 hours ago
by The Editor
Open houses, existing tenants, and showings
Good afternoon. I have a tenant in Essex county that is 10 months into a 12 month lease. We have no intentions of renewing the least when it expir...
2 12 weeks 2 days ago
by landlord_in_mass
12 weeks 1 day ago
by landlord_in_mass

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