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Letter (by Tonya [KY]) Apr 12, 2021 5:52 PM
       Letter (by plenty [MO]) Apr 12, 2021 6:18 PM
       Letter (by Allym [NJ]) Apr 12, 2021 6:32 PM
       Letter (by Frank [NJ]) Apr 12, 2021 6:33 PM
       Letter (by razorback_tim [AR]) Apr 12, 2021 9:44 PM
       Letter (by JB [OR]) Apr 12, 2021 10:22 PM
       Letter (by Wilma [PA]) Apr 13, 2021 1:28 PM

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Letter (by Tonya [KY]) Posted on: Apr 12, 2021 5:52 PM

I have a tenant that has a dog and a hole in a wall. I was in the house because her AC wasn’t working and I seen the dog and the hole. I have pictures. We have a $250 deposit for a dog and $25 extra added on to their monthly rent. I mentioned about the hole and one of her girls said she tripped and hit a stroller and the handle went into the wall. I need to print off a letter and drop it off to them. Does anyone have a sample letter that I could use?


Letter (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Apr 12, 2021 6:18 PM

Just start typing it will flow out of you. Use traditional business formats. Google that. Date goes first. Names. Adress. Etc. Subject: Quote lease causes of voliations date to correct and date you will be by to inspection. Just state typing. --172.56.xx.xxx

Letter (by Allym [NJ]) Posted on: Apr 12, 2021 6:32 PM

I say nothing and then when they move out they get a copy of the estimate for fixing it and the money gets taken from their security deposit. That way there is no constant arguing to put up with. --108.24.xx.xx

Letter (by Frank [NJ]) Posted on: Apr 12, 2021 6:33 PM

I will second the "just do it" post above. Thats the hardest part, getting started. Who, where when whsts is good. After a couple of drafts, put it away for a couple of days

Then go back, clean it up and send. --174.225.xxx.xxx

Letter (by razorback_tim [AR]) Posted on: Apr 12, 2021 9:44 PM

Is it a pet you are willing to accept? If not, evict for non-compliance.

If it is a pet you are willing to accept, then I would start with a phone call. Tell them you noticed they have a pet and under the terms of the lease they owe $XXX total currently and an extra $25 to start with. Ask when you should expect payment. If their answer is acceptable, write a letter summarizing the content of the conversation and indicate that non-compliance with the agreement will result in termination and eviction. If they don't give an acceptable answer or have an attitude about it, then evict for non-compliance. --70.178.x.xx

Letter (by JB [OR]) Posted on: Apr 12, 2021 10:22 PM

I'm sure they are watching the dog for a friend! --73.25.xx.xxx

Letter (by Wilma [PA]) Posted on: Apr 13, 2021 1:28 PM

A security deposit is for damages found after move-out. Any current damages should be scheduled and billed, due maybe 15 days after the repair is completed. If YOU do the repair, check your state laws, you may not be able to bill for your time, just materials.

But before you bill them, ask yourself if they are generally good tenants. If they are, and the hole isn't too bad, I would just repair it, and follow up with a written request to report all damages ASAP to the owner for evaluation.

Either way, do NOT leave it unrepaired. You could be accused of being unresponsive to repair-related issues, should you need to go to small claims at some point in time. --96.245.xx.xx

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