Published: Saturday, Aug. 2 2014 4:10 a.m. MDT
I could think of creative, strong-armed ways to get these guys out of my
apartment rental. This lady needs play 'hard ball' with these guys .
. . believe me, they would leave.
"Whenever the vicious portion of the population shall be permitted to gather
in bands of hundreds and thousands, and burn churches, ravage and rob provision
stores, throw printing presses into rivers, shoot editors, and hang and burn
obnoxious persons at pleasure, and with impunity; depend on it, this government
cannot last."--Abraham LincolnThis well known quote fits
this situation perfectly. Our society is approaching the point of lawlessness
that Lincoln foresaw. Selfishness is ruling the day, and the government is doing
nothing about it.
This shouldn't be allowed to happen. It doesn't help that they are
being protected and basically endorsed to behave like this. The laws need to
change. And once they finally leave I would hope that future renters would have
enough sense to turn them down or to make them pay for the entire stay up front.
I can't believe people are fine with being so dishonest.
"....the tap water hurts his expensive espresso machine"???Why are
there ANY utilities still on at the place?
For the sake of us all, I hope these little creeps get booted out of her place
far and fast.
Welcome to California, where everything is paid for by somebody else. Where all
responsibility belongs to somebody else. Where money is endless as long as you
vote for big government and as long as the Fed's printing presses are
Surely the police can help evict trespassers!
It has to be done through court with time and money spent. It's on the
owner to prove and the renter is given every opportunity. That is the law.
Surely for a price, there is someone who will 'evict' these brothers.
John Charity Spring."This well known quote fits this situation
perfectly. "It must be a quote for every situation. You have
used it on every single topic.We get it. Enough already.
We had renters who didn't pay for months, trashed the place and
wouldn't leave. The sheriff's dept. will evict, but only when the
owners have met all of the requirements by law and the sheriff charged us a fee
for the service. I feel for this woman.
Can't all the utilities to the apartment be turned off? Or does California
have a law that protects these dishonest people from getting an apartment rent
free--even the utilities. I know of several people who have had renters that
won't pay and won't move and they are protected by ridiculous laws.
Aren't there laws that can protect the landlord?
It is wrong to rent a place for 44 days and paying only, if at all for the 44
days and then refusing to leave and refusing to pay more money. But she can not
make their conditions uncomfortable. She has to go through the formal process
which is lengthy and costly. It is part of the price of being a landlord. These
men would do it again. From the quotes if accurate they don't sound like
everything is alright with them. It doesn't matter where she
lives. It does not matter if she needs to live in the place. She would like to
rent it to another person. It is her property. The tenants should adhere to the
contract. She is a victim because they aren't.
"Our society is approaching the point of lawlessness that Lincoln
foresaw."I giggled out loud when I read this line. A couple of
doofus brothers freeload for a coupld of weeks, and we're nearing the point
of anarchy. The union must be more fragile than I ever imagined.
We need some more old fashioned justice.Someone needs to throw these
bums out on their heads.
the renters have an evil look in their eyes, like that mass murderer from
Norway. They are clearly in the wrong here. But renting on AirBNB is risky
business and ripe for situations like this occurring. People who put their
place up for rent on AirBNB should be very careful.
Hopefully the law will allow a lien on all future earnings, including interest,
to pay for every day spent in the Condo. Then, there should also be penalties .
I hope she has a good team of attorneys. In addition to getting them evicted,
they should file in court to recover costs of eviction and get judgements
against future earnings. I hope that folks out there "investing" in
these creeps' business ventures realize that they are never going to see a
return on that investment. I would definitely make sure that their credit
reports were swamped with negative information, that is something she can do for
certain.Should all of those lawyer tricks not work out, I would
still consider an investment in some frontier justice for them once they are out
of the house.
I knew there would be someone trying to justify the actions of these two
deadbeats. The landlord is to blame for renting her property? My family used a
service like this traveling in Europe last year - Apartments much nicer than
hotel rooms for less money.Unfortunately, there are states that
encourage deadbeat behavoir and there are a growing number of people who think
it ok to lie, cheat and steal to get what they want. The real question is, why
is not paying rent not considered theft of services just like dine and dashing
is at a restaurant?
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