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Just now i thought im talking to an overseas company sorry!
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I am locking horns with a property group that refuses to negotiate Covid relief. They are bringing in their legal might and I need help. … read more
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Good day I would really appreciate some advice with regards ***** ***** brother's tenant. I'm unable to attach a copy of the lease. The lease expires 31 May 2020 and the tenant confirmed via Whatsapp,… read more
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Christiaan Following my interaction with you regarding
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Hallo. Nice to meet Pearl. My father passed away in March
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We owned a flat in Cape Town. Our tenants reported a leak in
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I have a tenant in my property, it came out 3 weeks ago that
Hello, I have a tenant in my property, it came out 3 weeks ago that the boiler was overflowing and the water was coming out from the pipe outside the house, I have immediately reacted and requested to… read more
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My husband bought a property in Cape Town app 2005 in the hope
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Dear JJ, I have been renting a house for R4,800.00 since
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Hi, my girlfriend rented out her house in Langebaan through
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Dear learned friend, Is a landlord in titled to use your deposit
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I am currently renting and signed a lease in April 2011. My
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Hi there, I co-signed a lease with my mother, and I have
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I rented my house and there is no mention about the sewerage
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Hi there I am currently renting a commercial space in the
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