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  • norainonmyparade Aug 4, 1:46 p.m.

    Renters are something these days - and unless you burn it down.. the law is on their side. ... View More

    — Posted by icdumbpeople

    Funny, as a landlord myself I have had little problems for renters other than their idea of... View More

    — Posted by Grand Union

    Tenant. You'll never learn to spell the word correctly if you aren't corrected.

    I hope it's spelled correctly in the leases you hold.

  • icdumbpeople Aug 4, 12:02 p.m.

    Renters are something these days - and unless you burn it down.. the law is on their side. ... View More

    — Posted by icdumbpeople

    Funny, as a landlord myself I have had little problems for renters other than their idea of... View More

    — Posted by Grand Union

    I am happy to hear you have had very little problems. I have had nightmare stories renting. I won't ever do it again. I would rather pay the mortgage and let it sit before I would rent it again.

  • icdumbpeople Aug 4, 12:01 p.m.

    How does someone like this sleep at night. Entitlement reins. He actually believes he is... View More

    — Posted by jwsawyer

    But they dont. I rented for a while.. but the way people think that they are owed.... I just cant do it anymore. It will either sell or sit there. Entitled is the word...

  • jwsawyer Aug 4, 11:33 a.m.

    How does someone like this sleep at night. Entitlement reins. He actually believes he is entitled to everything in life. But his thought process is flawed (as many are). The only way to be "happy" in life is to earn your way through life. Sure wish more people could understand this.

  • Grand Union Aug 4, 10:43 a.m.

    Renters are something these days - and unless you burn it down.. the law is on their side. ... View More

    — Posted by icdumbpeople

    Funny, as a landlord myself I have had little problems for renters other than their idea of "clean" not being what I or or a new renter would consider "clean".

    Yes you can have problems but given the number of rental units in the US and the number of people that own multiple units, the power of tenents does not seem excessive.
    Perhaps if you were a tenent you might of a different opinion of the relationship......for every bad tenent its a safe bet there is also a bad landlord.

  • landonsgrampa Aug 4, 9:47 a.m.

    So how did that work out for you there Johnny boy?

  • bubbaOK Aug 4, 9:35 a.m.

    Contrary to popular belief?, folks are not rewarded on a sliding scale according to how stupid they act but more likely arrested.

  • icdumbpeople Aug 4, 8:55 a.m.

    Renters are something these days - and unless you burn it down.. the law is on their side. Shame...

  • sinenomine Aug 4, 8:43 a.m.

    Rent on his new "apartment" is low, EUIMPORT1, but he potentially may have a lot longer of a lease than he bargained for.

  • euimport1 Aug 4, 8:13 a.m.

    traded one home for another. rent's lower now. at least for him

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