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LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Jun 20, 2010 7:14 PM
       LYING TENANT (by Josh [CA]) Jun 20, 2010 7:25 PM
       LYING TENANT (by AllyM [NJ]) Jun 20, 2010 7:41 PM
       LYING TENANT (by Reid [KS]) Jun 20, 2010 7:50 PM
       LYING TENANT (by Matthew [LA]) Jun 20, 2010 7:53 PM
       LYING TENANT (by Kirk [KS]) Jun 20, 2010 8:22 PM
       LYING TENANT (by LT [CA]) Jun 20, 2010 11:50 PM
       LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Jun 21, 2010 4:33 AM
       LYING TENANT (by John [NJ]) Jun 21, 2010 4:34 AM
       LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Jun 21, 2010 5:32 AM
       LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Jun 21, 2010 5:32 AM
       LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Jun 21, 2010 5:32 AM
       LYING TENANT (by billy [MA]) Jun 21, 2010 6:33 AM
       LYING TENANT (by Virden [OH]) Jun 21, 2010 6:37 AM
       LYING TENANT (by allin [VA]) Jun 21, 2010 7:28 AM
       LYING TENANT (by Noel [PA]) Jun 21, 2010 7:28 AM
       LYING TENANT (by Read [ON]) Jan 31, 2013 3:26 AM


LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2010 7:14 PM
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I think tenant is lying about having a dog. Already caught it there months ago and told her to get rid of it or get out! She said she was pet sitting... Then she said it was visiting... Then she said it was only there on weekends. I told her it had to go NOW -she agreed she would. That was the end of it. Neighbor says dog is back. Any ideas on how to catch her-don't really want to stalk the house. I will evict over this immediately . Rental agreement specifies NO PETS. This is a new construction, high end rental . I don't want the liability or property damage. --68.118.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by Josh [CA]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2010 7:25 PM
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In my rental agreement and in my pet agreements I talk about no pet sitting. No pet visiting.

Call animal control. I'll bet the dog isn't licensed. Also as Animal control might have some advice on how to prove she has a dog.

Me? I would call animal control about a unlicensed dog. I would give her a 3 day notice to cure violation or quit. Give her the task of providing proof the dog is gone.

Most dogs will bark when the door bell is rang/door is knocked on. Do that when she is at work. --66.214.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2010 7:41 PM
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You sure don't mind losing a couple months rent do you? I would let the woman keep the dog if it was not a large dog.

Maybe it's a new high end dog. --76.99.xxx.xx




LYING TENANT (by Reid [KS]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2010 7:50 PM
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Give her an eviction notice , whether you really mean it or not . Tell her the only way to stop it is for them to get rid of dog. --70.130.xx.xx




LYING TENANT (by Matthew [LA]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2010 7:53 PM
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Blow a dog whistle just outside. --68.11.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by Kirk [KS]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2010 8:22 PM
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If your lease says no pets, it means "no pets" There is not a (pet sitting) clause I assume. Do what Reid said to do.

Kirk

--208.66.xx.xx




LYING TENANT (by LT [CA]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2010 11:50 PM
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Let them keep the dog (as long as not a barker that annoys neighbors). Make them pay a pet fee and an additional security deposit for pet stains cleaning fee and damages. --67.170.xxx.xx




LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 4:33 AM
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Keeping dog is not option. She knew she couldn't have a dog before she got it. I hate being lied to- she must think I'm an idiot. Hasn't paid rent on time in months anyway. I will work with her on the rent- but not the dog. I guess it's just all part of the game. --68.118.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by John [NJ]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 4:34 AM
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DO EXACTLY AS REID STATED. Give NO slack with the tenant because they LIED to YOU. Since you got a high end rental and not a craphole, damage will cost you big-time! Just because the tenants may have money since they are in your high-end rental does not mean they will volunteerily (sp?) pay damages.

John

New Jersey --192.4.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 5:32 AM
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I agree.But, I will wait to catch her with dog there and hand her eviction notice- so that she can't deny it.Besides, I never act on second hand infomation alone(neighbors gave her up again).

--166.137.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 5:32 AM
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I agree.But, I will wait to catch her with dog there and hand her eviction notice- so that she can't deny it.Besides, I never act on second hand infomation alone(neighbors gave her up again).

--166.137.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 5:32 AM
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I agree.But, I will wait to catch her with dog there and hand her eviction notice- so that she can't deny it.Besides, I never act on second hand infomation alone(neighbors gave her up again).

--166.137.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by billy [MA]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 6:33 AM
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bang on the door and ring the bell.dog will bark as stated above.walk around house on warm day making some noise while u do.u will see dog as it barks at u.in rental agreement state no pet sitting allowed .no pet visitors allowed.unauthorized pet charge is 5 per day.if u allow a dog half of your tenant will have a dog in 6 months.if i caught it again i would toss her.im mtm.easy to toss them. --173.14.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by Virden [OH]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 6:37 AM
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Post 24hr notice for inspection, bring animal warden in with ya, take a pic of the dog looking out the window when you blow the whistle for eviction court. --76.241.xxx.x




LYING TENANT (by allin [VA]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 7:28 AM
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Hasen't paid rent? Serve the notice to get them out for failure to pay rent. It is much easier. Otherwise send notice and file for the dog. This case is a he said she said kind of case and it will come down to who the judge believes. So get the ball rolling and get your court date. I have no idea on how to prove to the judge that they have a dog. Take a picture? --198.119.xxx.xxx




LYING TENANT (by Noel [PA]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2010 7:28 AM
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You can also cruise by the night they put the trash out...and if you see dogfood cans and empty bags of dog food....bingo...unless shes on a new diet, you got her.

I also like the other suggestions, stop by when shes at work and bang on the door, as the neighbor to help you by taking a picture of the tenant and dog together. If they are lying you may have another problem on your hands.

I totally agree, when they lie they have to go, if you back down now or let her keep it, shes got you! --12.54.xxx.x




LYING TENANT (by Read [ON]) Posted on: Jan 31, 2013 3:26 AM
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Sorry, I cannot back this. I was against my tenants taking pets until I went to adopt a dog myself & got told most of the dogs (& cats) are in there basically because of landlords like me.

Maybe your tenant lied because she knew you would be like this? I've found since taking pets I have had ONE complaint about the animals in three years & that was by a friend of the tenant who was on a revenge streak over an arguement.

Apart from that I have not found any of my properties damaged beyond requiring hovering, febreze & the skirting boards cleaning at the end of a tenancy with pets, all done by the tenants.

Work on her with the rent, but don't be nasty enough to take it out on the animal. Maybe she thought she was doing a good thing for the dog. Either way, high class tenancy or not, a home is not ruined the instant a pet enters it & I wish other landlords would become more modern & realistic.

Pets are too most peoples minds, part of their family.

Children do far more damage to a property than any pet. Lets ban them instead. --188.30.xx.xxx





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