Author Topic: Renting through AirBnB? Know your state laws on tenant's rights!  (Read 2666 times)

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If anyone here is making some extra cash through AirBnB, it's important to understand your state laws regarding tenant's rights. 

To wit, this story:  http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/07/24/airbnb_squatter_nightmare_for_california_woman.html 

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Re: Renting through AirBnB? Know your state laws on tenant's rights!
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2014, 11:04:07 AM »
In Florida, it is my understanding that no matter what language you put in a lease, if it contravenes state law or the landlord/tenant act, the landlord will lose in court.

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Re: Renting through AirBnB? Know your state laws on tenant's rights!
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2014, 09:29:24 AM »
If anyone here is making some extra cash through AirBnB, it's important to understand your state laws regarding tenant's rights. 

To wit, this story:  http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/07/24/airbnb_squatter_nightmare_for_california_woman.html

Whoah.  That's all kinds of crazy.

Odds are slim that it'd happen, but if/when it does... yikes.
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Re: Renting through AirBnB? Know your state laws on tenant's rights!
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2014, 01:36:43 PM »
If anyone here is making some extra cash through AirBnB, it's important to understand your state laws regarding tenant's rights. 

To wit, this story:  http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/07/24/airbnb_squatter_nightmare_for_california_woman.html

Whoah.  That's all kinds of crazy.

Odds are slim that it'd happen, but if/when it does... yikes.

Welcome back!  We missed you. 

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Re: Renting through AirBnB? Know your state laws on tenant's rights!
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2014, 06:39:57 PM »
If anyone here is making some extra cash through AirBnB, it's important to understand your state laws regarding tenant's rights. 

To wit, this story:  http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/07/24/airbnb_squatter_nightmare_for_california_woman.html

Whoah.  That's all kinds of crazy.

Odds are slim that it'd happen, but if/when it does... yikes.

Welcome back!  We missed you.

Thanks!  I was busy getting fightng an eviction from someone's AirBnB place.  You know how that goes.
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Re: Renting through AirBnB? Know your state laws on tenant's rights!
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2014, 01:39:23 AM »
I was following this topic live on BP when it was happening.  This is scary!

http://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/52/topics/136498-evicting-renter-from-a-vacation-rental-property?page=1

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Re: Renting through AirBnB? Know your state laws on tenant's rights!
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2014, 09:46:53 AM »
I was following this topic live on BP when it was happening.  This is scary!

http://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/52/topics/136498-evicting-renter-from-a-vacation-rental-property?page=1

Thanks for the link.  Very interesting read.  No updates for a few weeks.  Wonder when her court date is.
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