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Hi, I'm just after some advice. I am a tenant and my landlords father has turned up several times without notice. Doesn't knock on the door, just stands under the car port and calls out until i come out of the house. I have complained to the realestate who has warned him not to come back. However its clear the they already knew the man could be a nuisance, shouldn't they have told me prior to me signing a twelve months lease that he was a "dirty old man", their words, not mine!

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?

NSW

Lawyer's Assistant: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?

12 months, I have another 6 months to go. I have just given them a list of things to be fixed. Some of which they were told of months ago. This man might have keys to the property too.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Im not sure whats relevant. I just want to know where I stand.

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do you have a copy of the lease ?

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based on your comments you have done everything correctly.

the nest step is to apply for a restraining order against the landlord for the conduct that is occurring to you.

the restraining order will stop the negative conduct immediately.

the alternative is to raise a claim in Residential Tribunal to hear the matter and to stop the conduct occurring.

you have a legal right under the lease to quiet enjoyment of the premises without interference by the landlord and the law will come to your aid in this important matter.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I dont, but at this stage the realestate is being very supportive and I can request a copy. It was, from memory very standard. Apart from an inclusion requesting I agree to pay rent until I they get a new tenant if I chose to vacate. I did not sign that!
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