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5 Ways to Deal With a Tenant Owing

5 Ways to Deal With a Tenant Owing

Our first thought was: There is a dead body in this refrigerator.

Messy Room

Of course, upon closer inspection, there was no dead body, just rotting food, garbage, and other unknown objects. The smell was unlike anything we had ever experienced before. The unit was left with garbage covering nearly every square inch of the floor, holes in the walls, doors missing, crayon on nearly every surface, and that smell that permeated every cubic foot of space. All in all, it took nearly $4,000 to get the unit fixed up and ready to re-rent, including the costs of lost rent.  Read more here

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