How do I compel a property management company to answers questions regarding our lease?

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How do I compel a property management company to answers questions regarding our lease?

Property management company will not clearly answer whether or not our lease is still with them or with a new assignment. And will not answer questions about the disposition of our security deposit- which is in excess of 60 days overdue after our walk-through.

Asked on February 9, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Maryland

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Good question. There really is no way to compel the property management company to answer questions that you may have concerning your lease. The best way to try and get answers from the property management company is to write its representative stated questions that you have keeping a copy of the letter with a stated date for a response.

One option is to consult with a landlord tenant attorney about your questions. He or she may be able to answer them and if not, this attorney could write a letter on your behalf to the property management company seeking answers to your questions on your behalf.


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