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Re: Security Deposit letters by Bette on September 27, 2021 @10:20

SHE chose to stay close to 10 yrs. no one forced her. SHE rec'd good living conditions with no hassles - except the unauthorized additional puppy. She had any repairs promptly. As far as smoke detectors - I don't believe it's the LL job to go in and replace batteries every year.
Having been both a tenant & and LL I believe tenants have responsibilities to keep the home in clean condition. And replace light bulbs & batteries.
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Re: Security Deposit letters by lpadave on September 27, 2021 @14:38 [ Reply ]
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Re: Security Deposit letters by Robert on September 30, 2021 @09:54 [ Reply ]
bulb and batteries, furn filters are in my lease. also a penalty for inop smoke/co detectors - they are a threat to life and property.

Keep your letter short and simple. As said you got 10 years out and now need to do some maintenance.

"deduct the loss off your Federal taxes next year." - huh? you cant do that - you just get to show less income and thus less taxes.

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