Q Hi, what effect does the death of a tenant have on a lease agreement? A In terms of the common law, a lease agreement does not automatically terminate upon the death of a party. The executor must make the decision to terminate the lease agreement and the

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It’s no secret that moving homes is stressful and traumatic, so why multiply this stress for the “new kid on the block” by showing up unannounced and demanding social interaction? Leave the poor sod alone to suffer in silence, am I right? Well no, there are

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Home contents insurance. You’re still reading, great. While this is a subject few people enjoy dealing with, it’s a vital part of your personal admin that you really should not risk neglecting; especially now as the new financial year starts. This is the perfect time to

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A decision to sell a long term asset such as a property can sometimes be a challenging decision for an investor, more so if you’re a novice investor. “Every property investor will be confronted with this question at some point in their investment journey. Therefore, knowing

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Q Hi, I just want to find out if I can have a claim against a body corporate if I find my car damaged while parked in the complex undercover parking area. The complex has 24-hour security which is supposed to patrol throughout the complex. I suspect

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Times are a-changing: There are more people, living closer together than ever before. Yet, we do not talk to each other. When I sit on my patio I know which neighbour is talking by identifying his voice,  yet I do not know any of my

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As a homeowner, you’ve probably been told time and again that using an agent to sell a property is an essential part of the process. What you may not know is exactly why that is, or what you can expect that agent to bring to

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Ever feel like you’re on a never-ending merry-go-round of buy, break, replace in your home? You’re not alone. It’s a sad fact that affordability and long-lasting quality don’t often come together these days. If you’re tired of throwing money away on cheap but trendy items that

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