Archive for the 'Simply ridiculous' Category

Tenants who live like animals!!

Author: biggasista
07/06/2011

So, I have seen some nasty tenants. I even wrote about one of them in this blog. I thought I had seen it all but I was wrong. I have a tenant who recently moved out. She has eight kids!!! When I went to do the move out inspection I was shocked beyond belief. How could a person, a woman with little children live in such conditions. The apartment was wrecked, not even the mice wanted to stay there. It was so bad that I just boarded up the unit until I could figure out how to tackle it. A month later, I get the guys and the dumpster and get it cleaned out. Don’t you know the ex-tenant shows up and curses us out because we are throwing her things out. She claims she came to get her belongings. Read the rest of this entry »

[audio:http://thelandlorddiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/fightnight.mp3]Sometimes you just have to shake your head when it comes to tenant disputes.  Now, I have a property with three units.  The second floor tenant has been making a lot of noise, her guests have been rude to the other tenants, and she has been having at parties all hours of the night.  This has been going on almost two weeks.  The third floor tenant (who recently called code on me because the hallway had trash in it – another story) called to complain last week and I spoke to the second floor tenant about the noise.  Apparently tonight it boiled over.  This video was shot at night so it’s not the clearest but the audio speaks volumes.  Read the rest of this entry »

17/03/2011

I’m not one to knock anyone’s hustle, but there comes a time when enough is enough.  Now this tenant runs a barber shop on the corner of a very high traffic area.  They have established themselves over the years and do quite well.  Of course like with many barber shops; barbers come and go, there tends to be a lot of hanging out in the shop, a great deal of smack and harsh words get thrown around.  It’s a barbershop – so no surprise there.  All was relatively well until . . . . .  around 11:00pm one night I get a call “there was an accident and a car has gone through the barbershop.”  Read the rest of this entry »