Connie from Dallas became a Collect Back Rent Team member in January. Connie was a retired teacher who is a landlord of 9 rental units. She had a tenant move out of her rental owing 2 month’s rent and damages of $2,000. Connie had listened to the hard luck stories and he moved out without notice.
Connie had received $1,000 for security deposit so her first step is to send an itemized statement of where the security deposit dispersed. The security deposit ($1,000) itemized statement she sent the tenant deducted the $1,000 of the damages which left a balance of $1,000 of damages. In the security deposit letter, a Demand Notice was included for $3,000 (rent and damages remaining). Connie sent the itemized statement and demand notice by certified mail with a return receipt.
After 30 days, the former tenant failed to respond so Connie filed a Small Claims case … Read More