- Report: #448283
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Complaint Review: Mark Taylor Corporation
Mark Taylor Corporation6623 N. Scottsdale Rd. Phoenix, Arizona U.S.A.
Mark Taylor Corporation Greed Grabs Deposit! Phoenix Arizona
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We found a house we liked at the end of January, 2009, and the owner accepted our offer. I informed the Mark Taylor office that we would be moving sooner than when our lease was up on April 4, 2009. The agent told me that I had not given sixty days notice. I said that we would pay for the townhouse for the month of March, even though we would actually be in our new home (our moving date was March 1). She said that would be fine.
On March 6, I returned all our keys after doing a final cleaning of our townhouse. This would allow their people to get in and get the place ready for new occupants early. The agent said we would get our deposit back in a few weeks.
A month later, we received $6.43 of the $140. We were charged for four days beyond the end of our lease because we had not given them the full sixty days. Yes, the contract does say in very confusing language that while the lease terminates the agreement, sixty days notice must be given to terminate it on the renter's side.
This is clearly a legal trick designed to steal not only the deposit of every renter, but potentially a lot more. Arizona law states that a lease ends at the end of the lease, in our case April 4, 2009. An Arizona renter on a month to month basis has to give the landlord five days notice before leaving. And Mark Taylor requires 60 days even if the lease is over? It's corporate greed at its finest.
If you're renting from Mark Taylor already, take heed! If you're laid off or find a house you like or for any other reason have to move out before a sixty day period can elapse, you'll be stuck for those 60 days--even if your lease has ended! My advice? Rent from somebody reputable who's not riddled with corporate greed.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 05/02/2009 12:52 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Mark-Taylor-Corporation/Phoenix-Arizona-85250/Mark-Taylor-Corporation-Greed-Grabs-Deposit-Phoenix-Arizona-448283. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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