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Title: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: pudding on August 30, 2016, 09:37:59 AM
I rent out some rooms to international students and 2 of them had a huge fight 2 nights ago.  It was 3am and the police came around...
I wasn't there at the time as I was staying at my girlfriends place, but the one beat the other quite badly and pulled her hair out of her head, she in turn bit a huge bite on the others arm and also on her finger.
What the heck!  I told them both you have until Wednesday to get the hell out.
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: pbkmaine on August 30, 2016, 10:11:35 AM
Wow.
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: NoNonsenseLandlord on August 31, 2016, 05:24:11 AM
That's a good decision on your part.

I had a tenant get into a fight and got his finger bit totally off.  Now that is a fight!  It was only the tip of his finger, at the first knuckle.  That part is easily bit off, I guess.

http://www.nononsenselandlord.com/2014/02/renter-horror-story-one/
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: pudding on September 01, 2016, 09:36:58 PM
That's a good decision on your part.

I had a tenant get into a fight and got his finger bit totally off.  Now that is a fight!  It was only the tip of his finger, at the first knuckle.  That part is easily bit off, I guess.

http://www.nononsenselandlord.com/2014/02/renter-horror-story-one/

yep! the joys of landlording
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: Dicey on September 02, 2016, 07:02:36 AM
Two strangers sharing one room in a foreign land? Sounds like dorm living, but in a dorm, everyone is sharing the same boat. I'd reconsider this approach. Can you get slightly less rent for a single tenant? Less wear and tear on the place and less hassle for you?
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: NoNonsenseLandlord on September 03, 2016, 08:05:57 PM

What the heck does this mean??

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As it turns out, the ex-cop was an ex-cop because he shot a 16 year old burglary suspect as the suspect was running away.  The kid was only 16, and probably should have been shot at 14, but the cop became an ex-cop.  And prior to becoming a police officer, this ex-cop shot a person, and was charged with attempted murder, but was acquitted as he testified in self-defense.

The kids was a derelict.  He was shot at 16 and was already a career criminal.  If the cops, or one of his friends  would have shot him at 14, society would be better off.

[MOD NOTE:  Advocating for the shooting of wayward children is not something we particularly need here.]
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: david51 on September 08, 2016, 06:58:25 PM
I wonder if the fight was like the movie Kill Bill 1, or more like 2 days in the valley. Best female fight scenes that I have seen.
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: bpleshek on September 09, 2016, 09:25:47 AM
Yeah, I'd move for an eviction.  Be wary that these combatants don't use a crowbar on your property to help move their furniture out.

Brian
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: pudding on September 09, 2016, 11:59:59 AM
They're gone... I gave them a couple of days to move out and they left and told them if they did I'd give them deposit back.

One sent me a text and said she hopes we can meet again.  All is well that ends well!
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: bpleshek on September 09, 2016, 01:05:50 PM
You might have escaped a disaster there.

Brian
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: pudding on September 10, 2016, 01:02:10 PM
You might have escaped a disaster there.

Brian


I think so too. It really got me thinking about how to rent out that place in the future, that is if I keep it and don't sell it.
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: nedwin on September 12, 2016, 01:26:43 PM
I told them both you have until Wednesday to get the hell out.

All landlords need to know their state's laws very clearly before they evict someone in a situation similar to this.  Some states by statute ban landlords from evicting victims of domestic violence/abuse based on the episodes of violence/abuse.  Also state laws may allow a victim of domestic violence to terminate a lease agreement in order to get distance from their abuser.
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: Yokan on September 16, 2016, 11:46:53 AM
You handled that very well. One of my fears was always the tenants taking out their misfortune on my property.
Title: Re: 2 females renting a room had a huge fist / biting fight in the middle of night
Post by: pudding on September 30, 2016, 09:29:12 PM
I told them both you have until Wednesday to get the hell out.

All landlords need to know their state's laws very clearly before they evict someone in a situation similar to this.  Some states by statute ban landlords from evicting victims of domestic violence/abuse based on the episodes of violence/abuse.  Also state laws may allow a victim of domestic violence to terminate a lease agreement in order to get distance from their abuser.

Sorry I'm not to familiar with laws... how do they work again?