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My Previous property manager is claiming we are liable for
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Thank you for your time. An issue with a septic tank we
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My property manager wants us to replace lightbulbs for our
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My wife controller on a new 18 month old wheel chair failed
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If my landlord and I went through the lease thing through
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We have rented out our home while we are overseas and this
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We bought a new apartment, but have six months to go on our
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Further developments on the property issues (sorry for the
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I currently rent a huge (hectares) place which cost much
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If somebody had taken a fixed term agreement on a rental
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I rent a property, on periodic tenancy. It is a combined
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Chris, I have just moved from a rented property after six
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Yes I might need som help to use your services correctly.
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If a property has been sold subject to current tenancy and
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Do you have a precedent whereby the Court has ruled that compensation
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Our property manager has informed me our recent tenant had
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