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I'm asking on behalf of my daughter who is renting. She and her partner, and her 14 and 2 year old sons, (she is also 3 months pregnant ) moved into a rental in March. The tenancy agreement said they … read more
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My daughter rents a farm house and have just been given 63 days notice. The house has black mould that caused the wall paper to peel … read more
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I'm in NZ. My aunt has end stage dementia and her daughter
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I have an issue with my conveyancing lawyer, My husband and
I have an issue with my conveyancing lawyer, My husband and I purchased a section last year and had planned to build on it. 9 months later we have submitted plans to council only to me informed of a 1… read more
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I rented a property in Owhiro bay Island bay and I took
I rented a property in Owhiro bay Island bay and I took possesion on th 19 march, I did the property inspection on the afternoon of the18 with the land lord, We went through the place and one of the first thing I noted was the place was not very clean. I mentioned this and she said that the previous tenants were having trouble cleaning with a 2 year old in the house. I looked in the oven and I could see someone had a poor attempt at cleaning it and when I said something she said it is better than it was a week ago! … read more
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I talked to you before and have a couple f/u questions. Can
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On property inspection does the landlord have the right to
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I think this should be a new question as I've now had a
Hi Chris, I think this should be a new question as I've now had a response to the property visit. Apparently the ground lights and the damp are still my problem.....please tell me how you think I shou… read more
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I currently rent a huge (hectares) place which cost much
I currently rent a huge (hectares) place which cost much money. However, multiple features have not worked for the last 12 months. Th biggest issue is the dampness in the main bedroom/ensuite. We move… read more
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Can a landlord tell a real estate agent to request that
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I want to seek advice for a problem. In new zealand. To sue
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I require a lawyer who specialises in defamation. He or she
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I have just withdrawn from a tenancy agreement after finding
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Two years ago we had to evict a tenant due to damages to the
Two years ago we had to evict a tenant due to damages to the property, though the property was managed by a property manager who lied to us that they tenant looked after the house well. We later found… read more
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hey there i moved into a flat awile ago and i knew at the time
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My partner has rented a property at 400/week for past few week
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