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Post by RENTtakeover » Mon, 01 Aug 2011 1:01 pm

hihi,

i have a lease contract with my landlord for a 2-bedroom apartment in clementi. what happens is that due to some unforseen circumstances, i would like to end it prematurely but cannot do so as i do not have an escape clause in my tenancy contract.

my friend advised me to look for someone to replace me as tenant and then to approach landlord for approval. do you think the landlord can legally refuse it if i manage to find someone to replace me?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 01 Aug 2011 1:45 pm

I think it would be better to get permission from the landlord first before finding a tenant. Otherwise, the new tenant, might waste valuable time that they don't necessarily have and then get turned down by the LL.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 01 Aug 2011 1:57 pm

To add, if the LL refuses ensure you can prove it. I.e. record what he said. In such case he will stand no chance asking for any related compensation. Of course you will still likely have some problems to recover your deposit but this may happen anyway regardless you are legally wrong or right.

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Post by RENTtakeover » Mon, 01 Aug 2011 4:17 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:I think it would be better to get permission from the landlord first before finding a tenant. Otherwise, the new tenant, might waste valuable time that they don't necessarily have and then get turned down by the LL.
thanks i will seek landlord permission first then.

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Post by RENTtakeover » Mon, 01 Aug 2011 4:18 pm

x9200 wrote:To add, if the LL refuses ensure you can prove it. I.e. record what he said. In such case he will stand no chance asking for any related compensation. Of course you will still likely have some problems to recover your deposit but this may happen anyway regardless you are legally wrong or right.
thanks but is audio recording a valid source of proof or evidence in the eyes of the law?

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 01 Aug 2011 5:39 pm

RENTtakeover wrote:
x9200 wrote:To add, if the LL refuses ensure you can prove it. I.e. record what he said. In such case he will stand no chance asking for any related compensation. Of course you will still likely have some problems to recover your deposit but this may happen anyway regardless you are legally wrong or right.
thanks but is audio recording a valid source of proof or evidence in the eyes of the law?
It is up to the judge to admit or reject any evidence but just using common sense if a cctv recording can be used, why not audio? Everything can be falsified. As a matter of fact you can even take your friend with you to be a witness.

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Post by RENTtakeover » Tue, 02 Aug 2011 12:17 pm

x9200 wrote:
RENTtakeover wrote:
x9200 wrote:To add, if the LL refuses ensure you can prove it. I.e. record what he said. In such case he will stand no chance asking for any related compensation. Of course you will still likely have some problems to recover your deposit but this may happen anyway regardless you are legally wrong or right.
thanks but is audio recording a valid source of proof or evidence in the eyes of the law?
It is up to the judge to admit or reject any evidence but just using common sense if a cctv recording can be used, why not audio? Everything can be falsified. As a matter of fact you can even take your friend with you to be a witness.
thanks x9200, i will bear that in mind. now my wish is to find someone to take over the lease of the 2-bedroom clementi condo unit. :???:

wish me luck!

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