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Crazy neighbor of rental (by Sue [MI]) Jul 25, 2013 6:59 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Tracy [IN]) Jul 25, 2013 7:02 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Lois [CA]) Jul 25, 2013 7:21 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Kathi [OH]) Jul 25, 2013 7:22 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Kathi [OH]) Jul 25, 2013 7:26 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Dan [MN]) Jul 25, 2013 7:32 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Gail K [GA]) Jul 25, 2013 7:38 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Ken [NY]) Jul 25, 2013 7:38 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jul 25, 2013 7:41 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Janet [KY]) Jul 25, 2013 8:24 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Sue [MI]) Jul 25, 2013 8:53 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by LTD [AZ]) Jul 25, 2013 9:30 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by RR [WA]) Jul 25, 2013 10:05 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Dana [MD]) Jul 25, 2013 11:39 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by o [MO]) Jul 26, 2013 12:29 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Nicole [PA]) Jul 26, 2013 5:19 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Dan [MA]) Jul 26, 2013 5:22 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by V [OH]) Jul 26, 2013 5:25 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Sue [MI]) Jul 26, 2013 5:29 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Ken [NY]) Jul 26, 2013 5:49 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by pattyk [MO]) Jul 26, 2013 6:13 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Landlord ofthe Flies [TX]) Jul 26, 2013 10:27 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by RB [MI]) Jul 26, 2013 6:37 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Chris [CA]) Jul 27, 2013 6:12 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Chris [CT]) Jul 28, 2013 12:08 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by Judy [MI]) Jul 31, 2013 4:10 PM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by myob [GA]) Aug 5, 2013 6:38 AM
       Crazy neighbor of rental (by gevans [SC]) Aug 5, 2013 7:56 AM


Crazy neighbor of rental (by Sue [MI]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 6:59 PM
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I have a rental since 1999. Three times tonight, I showed the property. Each time during the showing my crazy neighbor ran out and put a note on the car windshield that stated that if you are thinking about renting this property to call her for very important info concerning this property and she left a phone number. I called one of the most promising tenants back and she hung up on me. I went to the police and they said there is freedom of speech and the neighbor did not go on my property and gave the notices to potential tenants and this is not harassment. So they police said there is nothing they can do, but the noted it. My sign was taken down during my showing and found in my trash later. Now I may know why my tenant that was supposed to move in last week never moved in.

--108.66.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Tracy [IN]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:02 PM
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I'd say that's harassment. Maybe an attorney asking her to stop might help. --50.158.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Lois [CA]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:21 PM
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If your sign was removed, then the culprit was on your property.

Put up a camera to catch them, and get some evidence to confront them with.

If you want to know what they're telling your prospects, have a friend pose as one and park their car there while you 'show them' the rental. When you get the phone number, have the friend call them, and maybe you can record what they say.

Can you go to small claims court for loss of rent? --75.36.xxx.x




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Kathi [OH]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:22 PM
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It is called Restraint of Trade and should be actionable. Speak to an attorney who specializes in RE law. --69.214.xxx.xx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Kathi [OH]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:26 PM
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One more thought. Get a friend to pose as a prospect. Get him or her to show you the note and record the phone conversation if practical. Unless what the neighbor said is true then it is slander, which is actionable. --69.214.xxx.xx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Dan [MN]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:32 PM
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I think I would get a tough guy from the local gym and ask him to stand in front of her house during your next showing. Nahhh, but it sounds cool. --173.23.xx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Gail K [GA]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:38 PM
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I like the idea of the friend posing as a prospective tenant. Let us know what the crazy neighbor tells them.

Gail --67.173.xxx.x




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:38 PM
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My attorney called something similar torturous interference of my business and we told a building inspector 1 more time and he was getting sued and that was the end of it --24.92.xx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 7:41 PM
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ANOTHER reason for LL privacy for safety - crazy neighbors!

Your residents might be fine but every house has neighbors.

This is weird. I wonder what she told them.

Unfortunately, whether her notes wee ture or not, the craziness would scare me away. --67.175.xx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Janet [KY]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 8:24 PM
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Maybe time for a good tall wood privacy fence. Do as advised, get someone to pose as tenant to find out what the notes say on the car and let them call and ask this

nut questions. then the next showing have a friend

stay at the car so the prospect can go view the rental

and block this idiot from posting notes on the car. --74.236.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Sue [MI]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 8:53 PM
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We do have a tall wooden privacy fence and could see the crazy tenants bun bobbing near the fence listening while I showed our backyard. My brother was outside while I was showing the place tonight and he observed what she did right in front of him. That is how I found out about it. The second time she did it I asked the pitenial tenant to let me photo the note and I went to the police for advice. I think she did this when my last tenant pulled up with his moving truck last week and never moved in. I will have someone call her back to hear what she says. This has probably been happening for years. . --108.66.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by LTD [AZ]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 9:30 PM
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This sounds like you need to sic a lawyer on her asap!

Starting with a restraining order. I never fool around with people, especially not neighbors of rental properties.

For her to run someone off when they arrived to move in there must be a serious problem. --75.85.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by RR [WA]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 10:05 PM
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please let us know what happens

this is weird. Is there any merit to this? Maybe you are not telling us the whole story.

consider selling. Sometimes, you can't win against crazy people, and pretty soon they've driven you crazy and wasted a bunch of your life energy.

--24.18.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Dana [MD]) Posted on: Jul 25, 2013 11:39 PM
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I can believe this. I have 2 crazy neighbors, one on each side. I never advertise for rent in window signs. They always know when it goes empty and they are always out on their front porches watching the world go by. One never shuts up and talks to everyone (kinda creepy) and the other lets their 2 pitbulls out in the backyard everytime they see someone in our backyard. They bark and jump on the fence, just waiting for them to jump over and bite someone. The other neighbor also has dogs, luckily he doesn't let them out as much. But still makes me wonder who would want to deal with these two neighbors. Most previous tenants tell us they are pains. --68.54.xxx.xx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by o [MO]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 12:29 AM
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set up a fake showing with someone you know. Have them call this joker and find out what's going on. Boom. Problem solved. --108.218.xxx.xx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Nicole [PA]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 5:19 AM
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I agree she's probably whacked but have you gone over and spoken with her to find out what she's so worked up about?

Maybe one little "nonincident" happened and she's blown it out of proportion and is just retaliating ...or maybe she's just whacked.

I'd have been over there the first time it happened and asked her face to face what was going on. I would have used my "I'm so disappointed you didn't call me, we're in this together" face & tone of voice. --71.173.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Dan [MA]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 5:22 AM
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Is this a SFH? If so, I'd be inclined to tell the neighbor to knock it off or I'll go and rent the place to a biker gang for $1/month. See what they say about that. --64.197.xx.xx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by V [OH]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 5:25 AM
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Good thing you have a copy of the note on file with the police so when you replace the sign after the camera the status will be -aggravated menacing- which will carry extra weight in court. --75.94.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Sue [MI]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 5:29 AM
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After 14 yrs owning next to her, I and the neighborhood knows she is whacked. The previous owner to me had some really bad tenants and their young kids used to just walk into her house looking for food as their parents left them unattended, she called social services and the kids were taken. I do nothing about that. Trouble is my whole night of showings was for nothing due to her. I could have had been home w my kids. I will speak to her this weekend outside in public. I am uncertain of what she is capable of. I doubt we can make her happy. She harrasses my husband w verbal abuse whenever he is maintaining the property. It is beneath her to live next to a rental, but it was there before she moved in next door. It evil jealosy and it is getting me down, costing me time and lots of money. --198.228.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 5:49 AM
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Whatever her problem is keep your head up and think positive --24.92.xx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by pattyk [MO]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 6:13 AM
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while i was showing the house. and if i saw the paper on the car window, i would tell the potential tenant something like this. ... the lady next door loved the family that lived here, (they move to a larger property)(relocated)(whatever the happy reason is here) and she is bitter. She is acting out and if you read anything negative please call me and talk to me about it, I'm trying to be caring and loving towards neighbor but she is making things difficult. It will pass, but she is hurting"

blah, blah, blah....

I do think if she is preventing your from doing your business then there is a problem. Have your kid there and take the notes off as fast as she puts them on! LOLL! --173.113.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Landlord ofthe Flies [TX]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 10:27 AM
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Why bother? Sell it. Maybe she'll be in favor of selling. Either that or go HUD. They won't care about her.

I wouldn't waste my time. It's not worth investing in if you're at the mercy of this neighbor.

Maybe she's crazy, or maybe you need to screen your tenants better and better maintain your property. --99.125.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by RB [MI]) Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 6:37 PM
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For Sale.

The only way you a going to win this one. --24.236.xxx.xx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Chris [CA]) Posted on: Jul 27, 2013 6:12 AM
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This is seriou$ $...

It might have already cost you thousands of Dollars.

That's why I would set a trap and not worry about the cost for this trap. Have someone pose as renter as well as watch the sign. Then there will be a call and you can play it aloud in a room of witnesses.

Prepare leading questions, find out all there is.

As a homeowner, chances are she is collectible. Sue her! --1.4.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Chris [CT]) Posted on: Jul 28, 2013 12:08 PM
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Put up a fence and park the cars on your property in your driveway. Install a game camera, and post no trespassing signs.

Get pictures of neighbor trespassing, have your attorney press charges and cost her a few bucks.

--69.124.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by Judy [MI]) Posted on: Jul 31, 2013 4:10 PM
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Sue, just have to ask are you near Grand Rapids? I have problems with the woman that lives behind my rental. --76.255.xxx.xxx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Aug 5, 2013 6:38 AM
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MI didn't see the state until the end--- that explains everything. There's something in the water up there.... --74.184.xxx.xx




Crazy neighbor of rental (by gevans [SC]) Posted on: Aug 5, 2013 7:56 AM
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I had one nice rental with a neighbor so bad I finally sold. He ran off every good tenant I had over 2 years. Another LL offered me just what I paid for the place and I sold it on the spot.

2 years later, she called me and asked if I wanted it back. Nope. You are not even going to make me an offer? Nope.

Life is better without that rental at any price. --141.129.x.xx





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