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My wife cheated on me, moved her out sent a few abusive
my wife cheated on me, moved her out sent a few abusive txts, am I buggered as a result when comes to who stays in our jointly owned home for now? … read more
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I have a friend who is renting a property in northwood
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I have been a tenant with this lady with no contracts or
hi there, i have been a tenant with this lady with no contracts or agreements set between us. i thought that i was a boarder but according to her, i aint, i am just flatting out a Room in her house. S… read more
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My partner has left our marriage and has been renting her
My partner has left our marriage and has been renting her own place for 9 months. We still own the family home jointly, which I now live in. We do not have an occupancy agreement and are currently dis… read more
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Can you please tell me what rights I have when my tenancy
Can you please tell me what rights I have when my tenancy agreement says 1 mother, 1 daughter but also has that I pay $400 a week when I pay $450 I also have a verbal agreement with my landlord that I… read more
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I am speaking on behalf of my partner who is deaf.She has
I am speaking on behalf of my partner who is deaf.She has given her boarder to weeks notice ,due to her becoming abusive and not respecting what is allowed or not allowed,.Boarder is demanding we abid… read more
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Im going through a break up and im wondering based on
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We have a boarder living in our house. She has two rooms and
Hi We have a boarder living in our house. She has two rooms and a bathroom. She shares living, kitchen, laundry and garage space in our house. She insisted on a Tenant/Landlord agreement to be signed.… read more
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I provided a room in my home for someone to share my home,
I provided a room in my home for someone to share my home, not as a boarder, or a tenant, but as a flatmate. I found the person on Facebook market place for people looking for somewhere to live. I met the person, who is from Equador, and spoke a little english, and was the similar age to me. … read more
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We have a squatter in our BnB property. With a days notice
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Good tenants require assistance with rent, due to covid 19.
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My husband and I have had previous marriages, and each of us
My husband and I have had previous marriages, and each of us has children (all in their 40's), and own a house as tenants in common. We have written Life Interest Wills. Neither of us would want to st… read more
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My parents are New Zealand residents in their late 50s. They
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Two years ago we had to evict a tenant due to damages to the
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I am going through a separation with my wife i am in the house
I am going through a separation with my wife i am in the house with our child going through custody my ex wants me to pay the full amount of the mortgage and 50/50 in all our other joint debts, do I h… read more
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