What to do if my landlord won’t return my deposit due to alleged needed repairs but my walk-through did not bring these issues up?

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What to do if my landlord won’t return my deposit due to alleged needed repairs but my walk-through did not bring these issues up?

I recently had a previous landlord ask me for a large amount of repairs after my walk-through of the property showed no repairs needed. After doing a walk-through of the property I gave her property manager the keys with the expectation that the rental property was left in the same condition that I received it. Now the landlord is not going to refund the money because she hired another property manager that requested a large amount of repairs. Should I be held responsible for repairs that I did not consent to in my first and only wok through and after I gave the property keys back?

Asked on March 2, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Arizona

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