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New tenant, WINZ client. Is being held by police & rent has
Hi, new tenant, WINZ client. Is being held by police & rent has not been paid. What are my options / obligations. Have sent rent reminders but these were going to his now ex girlfriend whom he assault… read more
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I am renting a property and have 6 months to go on the
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My tenant's are well behind more than 4 weeks of rent. New
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If my landlord and I went through the lease thing through
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I came back from Auckland yesterday and as I anticipated
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We have just terminated our rental contract. The bond is in
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My son and partner have been issued a trespass notice. They
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CAN MY LANDLORD TERMINATE MY TENANCY WITHOUT HAVING A VALID
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If somebody had taken a fixed term agreement on a rental
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Chris, The owner of our home as just sold the house and
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I have a tenant whose rent is substantially in arrears. I
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Hi there, my partner and I are renting an apartment with a
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Our property manager has informed me our recent tenant had
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I moved into a flat with my partner and my name was on the
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I shifted to a Studio in the city of Auckland,and i paid bond
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