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Please help, What should i do?

Postby Miokiyo » Fri, 10 Aug 2012 5:47 pm

My ex-landlord chase me out without give me a month notice, when office hour she keep disturbing me (keep calling and msg-ing) She was forcing me to move out before 15 of Aug and she promised me she will return the rest rental fees to me which is from 16-31 of Aug.
She has warn me if i not to moving out before 15 of Aug, she will deduct my deposit if any her house properties damage.
Therefore, I'm already deal with her and will be moving out before 15 of Aug. Also, i found a new room and paid my new landlord which is 16-31 Aug rental fees already. Now my old landlord message me and asked me to stay until 31 of Aug due to she unable to pay me the money. What should i do for this case?

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Postby Mad Scientist » Fri, 10 Aug 2012 6:19 pm

Burn her in HELL !!

Just piss me when others take a ride on someone's misfortune

I dunno maybe others will point towards the correct procedure
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Re: Please help, What should i do?

Postby JR8 » Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:55 pm

Miokiyo wrote:My ex-landlord chase me out without give me a month notice,

Assuming your tenancy agreement requires a month's notice, that means the LLs demand is not valid.

So tell her, preferably in writing or in earshot of a witness on your side (as evidence), and if she won't accept it, then add that you will report her to the police if she continues harassing you. (in terms of property law: 'Denying your Quiet Enjoyment' of the property. You should find a clause re: Quiet Enjoyment in your Tenancy Agreement. But even if you can't the right exists deriving from statutory law.)'

In fact why not just call the police and ask for their advice, they don't bite, and can be both helpful and comforting! :)

Best of luck, chin up, and do let us know how it goes! :)



when office hour she keep disturbing me (keep calling and msg-ing) She was forcing me to move out before 15 of Aug and she promised me she will return the rest rental fees to me which is from 16-31 of Aug.
She has warn me if i not to moving out before 15 of Aug, she will deduct my deposit if any her house properties damage.
Therefore, I'm already deal with her and will be moving out before 15 of Aug. Also, i found a new room and paid my new landlord which is 16-31 Aug rental fees already. Now my old landlord message me and asked me to stay until 31 of Aug due to she unable to pay me the money. What should i do for this case?



EDIT TO ADD:
re: your final point. One option is to tell her you are ok waiting to the end of the month to receive your full deposit back, and that if she does not do so threaten her with the Small Claims Tribunal.

There are other options (there is a free legal advice clinic somewhere around Orchard Boulevard, tyr searching both here and on Google).


p.s Sorry It's late and I'm zapped, so I'm trying to help but feeling quite blur. Please continue the discussion tomorrow when I'm fresher if you wish to! :) Final thought: I don't know if you can withdraw a notice to terminate a tenancy agreement

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Re: Please help, What should i do?

Postby x9200 » Sat, 11 Aug 2012 8:20 am

Miokiyo wrote:My ex-landlord chase me out without give me a month notice, when office hour she keep disturbing me (keep calling and msg-ing) She was forcing me to move out before 15 of Aug and she promised me she will return the rest rental fees to me which is from 16-31 of Aug.
She has warn me if i not to moving out before 15 of Aug, she will deduct my deposit if any her house properties damage.
Therefore, I'm already deal with her and will be moving out before 15 of Aug. Also, i found a new room and paid my new landlord which is 16-31 Aug rental fees already. Now my old landlord message me and asked me to stay until 31 of Aug due to she unable to pay me the money. What should i do for this case?

If you have all what you said here in the text messages she sent to you just move out as you agreed earlier with her. She can deduct from the deposit anyway if you damaged something.
You can later try to recover all money (including the half-month rent) in the Small Claims Tribunal - don't worry, it will cost you your time and ~S$10 only.

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Re: Please help, What should i do?

Postby Miokiyo » Mon, 13 Aug 2012 5:52 pm

Last Saturday 11.08.2012 i going move out all my stuffs and she request me to return the keys to her, so i have write the letter to ask her for sign which is to prove that i moved out and return keys to her on 11.08.12, no damages on her property beyong wear and tear, and i know she no money so asked her 31.08.2012 to refund the deposit + half month rental fee. But she don't want to sign and directly run away from her house! After that my agent called me and said that he will go down on Wed 15.08.2012 night to settle this problem, he wanna closed this case asap even he don't mind to pay me the half month rental fee and he keep persuing me to concede. Isn't should i take the agent money and act for nothing? Let my landlord do whatever she like, what she done and hurt me before isnt i just ignore it?!!?

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Re: Please help, What should i do?

Postby x9200 » Mon, 13 Aug 2012 7:51 pm

1.you can not force her to sign anything. On top of this in a typical TA the landlord is given some time to return the deposit (i.e. 14 days). Read your TA to know how this is handled.
2. It is sufficient your agent to witness that you were ready to hand over the keys even if she would run away again. If this happens just send her registered mail explaining where she can pick up the keys (at your agent's office for example).
3. Before you hand over the keys take detailed photos of the place so you can prove its condition. Hopefully you did the same upon moving in.
4. Whether you should accept the money from your agent or not is up to you but if she keeps the deposit you will have to sue her anyway.


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