I rent home where realator refuses to make repairs to potential hazzards like leaking roof, leaking back doorway & rotting patio support beam?

It has been 2 week since relator has come out and taken pics of my complaints and witnessed leaking roof. Relaotor whom I signed lease with refuses to make any repairs to home? Please contact me! For full version!

Asked on June 13, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Florida


J.M.A., Member in Good Standing of the Connecticut Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I am a lawyer in CT and practice in thie area of law.  A realator is the person that shows you the property and helps you secure a lease or house.  The realator is not the landlord or owner.  Once you possess the property the realator helped you acquire, that is the end of their job.  The person you should be directing your calls to is the landlord/owner of the property.  The landlord has a duty to fix the things you are talking about.

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