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Q I need to relocate to another province due to work commitments, but I signed a lease agreement four months ago. I need to understand if I am entitled to cancel my lease agreement, and if so, how much notice do I need to give? Will

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Lease renewal time on your house or flat has arrived, but did you know that last year’s rental hike isn’t necessarily applicable for the year ahead? The days of a “standard” 10% increase on residential properties are all but extinct and that in tough economic

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“Sharon speaking, hello.” “Hi Sharon, it’s Lebo.” “Oh, hi Lebo. How are you?” “I’m fine Sharon; just saw that you have not yet paid your rent?” “I…uh…I was meaning to call you about that.” “It’s the 4th of the month. Your rent needs to me in my account by the

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The Rental Housing Act states that an outgoing inspection should be arranged within seven days after the tenant vacates the property. Should one of the parties, however, fail to attend the arranged inspection, the other party is allowed to inspect the property on their own

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Is the “Three Strikes Rule”, often utilised by landlords to create an instant cancellation mechanism in the event of a tenant repetitively breaching a lease, still valid in terms of the amendments made to our common law of landlord and tenants by the Consumer Protection

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