Anyone who has had the general experience of renting an apartment or house, or knows someone who knows, has likely encountered the “adventure” associated with renting a place. People often try to avoid the downsides of these encounters by having a broker broker the rental agreement. Still, the agency does not guarantee that the landlord will not attempt to nickel and dime you, as this redditor’s landlord did. With me on my side, it’s time to put control back where it belongs.
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The man agreed to a one-year lease extension with his landlord, but instead of the landlord’s signature, he received several false accusations.
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Landlord says man was behind on monthly payments
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The man waited about two weeks for the landlord’s signed version to be returned, but it never arrived.
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The man explained that it was not his fault that the company was delaying the money transfer to his landlord.
After moving to another city, the man signed a one-year lease. After the show, the house was a little less nice than he had expected, but that was his fault — a cautionary buyer, he says. They also agreed to a lease that it would be used.
A year later, the man was asked by the landlord if he wanted to extend the contract and he complied. The landlord sent him a one-year extension for the same rent, which the man signed and sent back.
However, the man did not receive the papers signed by the landlord. When he contacted the management company, he was told that the landlord was angry with him. According to the landlord, he was behind on his monthly payments. The man was confused because he paid on time. However, the management company was delaying the transfer of payments to the landlord.
The man explained to them that it was not his problem that the company was delaying the transfer due to the rental contract. The management company requested an extra $100 per month for extension, citing the inconvenience.
The man immediately left and found another apartment in the same area, but for $75 less than the original rent. Before signing the new lease, he sent a letter to the landlord and management company informing them that he was revoking his previous signatures on the new lease due to their counter-proposals.
At that point, he only had about 10 days left on his existing lease. So the management company and the landlord freaked him out because they couldn’t find a new tenant in time and would lose revenue. Man’s answer: “It’s not my problem.” He hired a mover, cleaned the place and left.
The management company demanded an additional $100 per month to “compensate for the inconvenience”, but still
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The man quickly left home and found another apartment in the same area, but at $75 less rent than the first one.
The Redditor highlighted an important aspect of the story, saying the landlord and company tried to put a dime on him. Behavior like this is often overlooked or ignored, but this is one of the ways he does that “work.” Failure to pay due attention to certain additional payments, albeit relatively small, is discussed in the book of John Abbas. article: “Have you ever felt like you’ve been nickeled and dimmed and dead?” I’m here.
He describes a time when he was faced with a question: In other words, problems are often less about specific behaviors (such as donating to charity or tipping employees), but more about the degree of control and awareness involved.
You may want to donate to charity, but you may want to be careful about how much and when you donate. Likewise, you may want to tip someone. However, you may have to choose whether or not to tip. Abbas actually checked his finances and found that, apart from a few big investments, most of his money was spent on very small things that he didn’t think would affect him. I explained that I noticed These included hundreds of fees for charities, commissions, subscriptions, memberships, and more.
He makes an interesting conclusion. Wealthy people use nine things on his list to increase their wealth, while middle-class people are losing most of their hard-earned money on exactly these nine things. includes taxes, interest, debt, inflation, tips, charities, subscriptions, fees, and special occasions.
They called him freaked out because they couldn’t find a new tenant in time. “It’s not my problem” was the man’s answer
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It’s the seemingly insignificant small charges that many people end up spending most of their hard-earned money on.
I’m not saying you should avoid paying for the things mentioned, but you shouldn’t lose sight of the big picture. Realize that seemingly small amounts can turn into substantial sums, and consider changing your payment habits to your advantage.
Returning to the Redditor’s discussion of nickel and dimming, there are two aspects to distinguish. First, landlords using false accusations as a reason to raise rents were demeaning, to say the least. Second, the fact that Redditors were able to quickly find new locations at even lower prices than they had originally paid suggests that prices were raised out of greed rather than because they were close to market prices. By refusing to notice and follow this kind of nickel and dimming, the Redditor stopped this behavior from the end.
A commenter on Reddit even said that leaving the place was the least this guy could do, banding together to stand by him. There were many people in this situation who could sympathize with this man.