[bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Apartment Leases

Good advise Cindy,

We have a great book in the collection on all things legal regarding 
apartments and renting and leases, and tenates rights.

Called

The Renter's Survival Kit.

It came in really handy when I found my current apartment, smile.

I especially enjoy the "flush test" using toothpicks to determine the "flow" 
of your water and there for know how well the water circulation is, smile.

I highly recommend it.

By the by, if the lease says No CANDLES and you are expected to sign it, you 
have to live by and abide by that lease or the landlord could evict you.

Shelley L. Rhodes M.A., VRT, CTVI
and Judson, guiding golden
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More than Any other time, When i hold a beloved book in my hand, my 
limitations fall from me, my spirit is free.
- Helen Keller

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2007 8:52 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Apartment Leases


Interesting about the candles and kerosene lamps. What
are you supposed to do if the power fails? I guess
they're afraid of fire.

Good idea to rea it carefully before you sign it. I'm
a devotee of the reality court shows--I watch when
eating lunch, doing dishes or ironing--and a lot of
the cases are landlord-tenant cases, usually dealing
with leaving or evicting without proper notice or
getting back security deposits. I've warned my
daughters to take pictures before and after, and/or to
go on a walk-through with the landlord before moving
in and noting any pre-existing damage.

Cindy

--- Lora <loravara@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This may all sound a bit silly, but it's a wonderful
> world when I can ask my
> new apartment complex to send me an electronic copy
> of the lease, and they
> do.  Now I can read it at my leisure before I go in
> to sign it, which takes
> a great burden off of whoever I might have otherwise
> had to read it aloud
> for me (especially considering that the lease and
> all attachments total 29
> pages).
>
> I've never read a lease from beginning to end
> before, just skimming over
> things unless I deemed them important.  I'm going to
> make myself finish this
> one before I delve into the Harry Potter treats that
> Lissi sent.
>
> In places, though, it's very interesting reading.
> For instance,  I learned
> that the lease actually says I can't use candles or
> kerosene lamps.  I don't
> mind the kerosene lamps, but are they really serious
> about the candles?  I
> love candles!
>
> Just rambling,
>
> Lora
>
> Each friend represents a world in us, a world not
> born until they arrive,
> and it is only by this meeting that a new world is
> born.
> Anais Nin
>
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