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Questions around the idea of borrowing rather than owning an asset. Could apply to real estate as well as other assets as cars can be rented as well.

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Landlord cashed cheque from government rent support and said he didn’t receive it

A legal question as a tenant in Alberta, Canada: Over Covid my fiancé qualified for some rent support. They sent three supplement cheques directly to our landlord. He said he only received two, but we ...
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Are there standard mathematical models for rent vs. buy?

The internet has a lot of "calculators" to decide on rent vs buy. However I think there can be simple mathematical models/formulae to make this decision. I see the following variables, some ...
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Roommate/co-tenant said she would renew but lied after I sign lease - invalid lease?

So, my roommates and I planned to sign a lease renewal as co-tenants in NYC. While some of the roommates already signed it, the others changed their mind last minute. This unfortunately means the ...
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Can my landlord offer to renew my lease for a higher price than the listed price in the market?

Can my US landlord offer to renew my lease for a higher price than the listed price in the market?
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Can my landlord raise my rent for switching to a month-to-month lease?

When I first rented my apartment in Los Angeles 3 years ago, it was not rent-controlled. It had a clause saying my rent would increase by $600 per month if I went month-to-month, with a $600 fee to ...
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what is repayment money for renting lets in UK?

I am almost about to sign a year's worth of tenancy agreement for a house in London. There is 4 weeks rent worth of Deposit and 8 weeks rent worth of Repayment to be paid in the beginning of the ...
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Apartment/other, from July to October. Best option?

I will be leaving my current apartment on the 1st of July (in Quebec leases mainly end on this date). Also, I will be travelling for about 4 months, starting from around November. Having to pay for 6 ...
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Deduct travel expenses for summer internship

I will be participating in a temporary (3-month) summer internship in a city that is quite far (over 300 miles) from where I study as a full-time student in graduate school. During the internship I ...
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Write off bedroom as office

Right now, I rent a 4/4 with 3 roommates. One of my roommates is leaving at the end of this rent period. The rent for us is $225/month/room. If I rent both my current room and a second room (the room ...
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What are the consequences of breaking a lease and leaving the country as non-citizen in Ohio

I have a lease until the end of September 2024 in Ohio. I’m a non-citizen who is going back to his home country in the beginning of May. I might have a cancer and I don’t have an insurance in the U.S ...
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Medical Transfer Apartment Lease

I did a medical transfer from one apartment to a smaller one. I wasn’t given a date of when everything needed to be removed from the old apartment. Can I be charged rent on both apartments if I was ...
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How to pay (and account for) the portion of rent (or fuel) for business use (LLC)?

I co-own an two-member LLC with my wife. We're in the US. We own a car, and rent a home. For operating our LLC, we'll use a separate room exclusively and regularly for business use only (admin and ...
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How to setup a canadian CIBC bank account, from the US?

I am an international student (US citizen currently residing in the US). I will be going to university in Toronto Canada in a couple of weeks. I have arranged to pay rent for a single room apartment, ...
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