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Help! I need to break tenancy agreement due to bad neighbour

Postby samgabrielbb » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:36 pm

Dear All
would really appreciate some help here....
I am new to Singapore and was signing a 1 year lease, almost three month over.

Currently our neighbour has given life threatening words. and speaking very bad word while seeing our head, we cannot tolerate this kind of activity. decided to move out from here, Please advise how do handle this with our landlord

thanks

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 3:16 pm

tell your landlord that your neighbour has given life threatening words while seeing your head and that you don't want your head to be seen by him anymore.
what caused this sudden outbreak of life threatening words from him may I ask?
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 3:40 pm

The first step is to report the neighbour to the police.

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Postby taxico » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 7:09 pm

or perhaps a stylish hat. (the police can't do much)
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Re: Help! I need to break tenancy agreement due to bad neigh

Postby taxico » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 7:10 pm

samgabrielbb wrote:Dear All
would really appreciate some help here....
I am new to Singapore and was signing a 1 year lease, almost three month over.

Currently our neighbour has given life threatening words. and speaking very bad word while seeing our head, we cannot tolerate this kind of activity. decided to move out from here, Please advise how do handle this with our landlord

thanks


more details: do you live in a condo? where is this neighbor located (with reference to your home)? do any other families have problems with him/her/them? is this racially motivated?
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Postby JR8 » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 7:14 pm

That's not very helpful.

If someone is threatening to harm or kill you, it's a good idea to report it to the police. Just to get it immediately on record. Hello, correct, right!?


.... Yr 2nd post (above, makes 'more of a whole')

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Postby Luna_moon rider » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 8:20 pm

JR8 is right, call police or report at neighboring police post is right choice~ good luck pal

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Postby Luna_moon rider » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 8:22 pm

Did you actually step on your neighbor's foot......? Why u get life threatening out of sudden?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 9:28 pm

Luna_moon rider wrote:Did you actually step on your neighbor's foot......? Why u get life threatening out of sudden?


Maybe he cooked curry. Singaporeans are known not to like neighbour who cook anything that doesn't smell like their own cooking. :?

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:19 pm

Cook him a fish head curry and see if he likes that head.
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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:24 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Luna_moon rider wrote:Did you actually step on your neighbor's foot......? Why u get life threatening out of sudden?


Maybe he cooked curry. Singaporeans are known not to like neighbour who cook anything that doesn't smell like their own cooking. :?


seriously?

since when people started cooking at home?

:cool: :twisted:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:50 pm

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... y-war.html

We always cook at home. Rarely do we eat in hawker centres/kopitiams/restaurants. Much healthier that way.

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Postby Luna_moon rider » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:12 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Luna_moon rider wrote:Did you actually step on your neighbor's foot......? Why u get life threatening out of sudden?


Maybe he cooked curry. Singaporeans are known not to like neighbour who cook anything that doesn't smell like their own cooking. :?



Nah.....Curry is local favourite food~~~~

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Postby PNGMK » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:18 pm

Luna_moon rider wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Luna_moon rider wrote:Did you actually step on your neighbor's foot......? Why u get life threatening out of sudden?


Maybe he cooked curry. Singaporeans are known not to like neighbour who cook anything that doesn't smell like their own cooking. :?



Nah.....Curry is local favourite food~~~~


Curry is a favourite of local Indians... not necessarily the rest of the races.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:52 pm

Luna tic, did you bother to read the link? That actually happened two years ago.


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