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Sun Apr 12, 2015
Kelly Putz answered:
Hi Michelle,

As far as I know, it is not the entire state of Maryland, but definitely Frederick County which allows pit bulls and mixes. Other counties in Maryland, such as Prince Georges, don't allow pit bulls at all and even make tenants agree in their leases that they will not have pit bulls.

It's a good idea to consult with the county/city gov't offices to determine whether pit bulls are allowed in the area you are planning to relocate to.
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Fri Aug 15, 2014
Brock Chapman answered:
As several agents have suggested below,

http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/landlordTenantPDF.pdf

Has most of the information you need. You do NOT need a permit to rent out your house in Frederick, MD.

I would also call the local courthouse and/or local association of Realtors. This would be the Frederick City Courthouse off of West Patrick St and FCAR (Frederick County Association of Realtors) of off route 85. Doesn't hurt to call a local brokerage or agent too for more information.

All the best,

Brock
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Wed Jan 29, 2014
Jessica Hood & Laura Roskelly answered:
The repair clause is pretty common in our area but usually comes with a cap/deductible which is normally $100. If anything needs replacement that should be the Landlord's cost (per our standard lease agreement), but anything the two parties mutually agree to just needs to be put in writing. ... more
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Sat Oct 29, 2011
Jessica Hood & Laura Roskelly answered:
My heart breaks for you and I wish I had a solution. However, I would think that you could start with a housing assistance program. Or perhaps there is some fabulous Landlord that will read this and bless you with a better place to live. Best of luck. ... more
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