Getting Goodwill Deposit back before lease stamping

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Getting Goodwill Deposit back before lease stamping

Post by winter.15 » Fri, 28 Jun 2019 5:56 pm

I tried to rent an apartment but after the Tentant's Agreement was signed (but before stamping) they are changing terms and trying to charge more through utilities. Unfortunately, this took place after I had already transferred the goodwill / rental deposit to them and they are now refusing to pay it back when I wanted to stop the rental process since nothing has been stamped yet. What should I do?

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Re: Getting Goodwill Deposit back before lease stamping

Post by PNGMK » Fri, 28 Jun 2019 8:24 pm

Utilities are almost always the tenants responsibility. This is the norm. You're fighting over something you can't change.
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Re: Getting Goodwill Deposit back before lease stamping

Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 28 Jun 2019 9:09 pm

You should pay the actual utility amounts, no more, no less.

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