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No Cooking Allowed

Postby chronoel » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 2:48 pm

Is there such thing as no cooking allowed rule?

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Postby BillyB » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 2:57 pm

If you're thinking about whipping out your stove and pans and knocking something up on the MRT on the way to work each morning, then I think you might have problems......

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 3:04 pm

If you are renting a room in a flat, it is possible if it was included in the T&A of the lease. As a landlord, it is up to them to set the parameters and up to the potential tenant to accept or reject and move on.

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Postby Mi Amigo » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 3:46 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:T&A

??? :o
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Postby the lynx » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 3:55 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:T&A

??? :o


Oh gramps...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 4:02 pm

Got my Articles & Conditions mixed up. Just been going through our M & A for the company so the A got carried over I guess.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 4:03 pm

But I have to admit, a little T&A is okay now and again. :cool:

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Postby LongTimeHere » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 4:20 pm

:chronoel

If you are renting an approved HDB or private unit then the answer is 'NO'. Usually there is something like 'peaceful existence' in the tenancy agreement which prevents the landlord from harassing you. There is no official 'no cooking' rule.

If you rent a room then it depends on the T&A.

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Postby Mi Amigo » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 5:14 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:But I have to admit, a little T&A is okay now and again. :cool:

I wouldn't disagree with you there, but it was just the idea of it being included in a lease agreement. Although that would certainly make the document more interesting. :cool:
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Postby chronoel » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 5:19 pm

Hi All,

Thanks for your replies.

The TA doesn't directly specify a no cooking clause but there is a clause there that says they will cover for the installation and supply of gas.

We specifically made this clear with the agent before we moved in and we had an agreement with the agent that we can cook. Now the problem is when the owner came, he doesn't want.

I'm confused. What should I do?

Thanks for your advise.

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 6:00 pm

chronoel wrote:Hi All,

Thanks for your replies.

The TA doesn't directly specify a no cooking clause but there is a clause there that says they will cover for the installation and supply of gas.

We specifically made this clear with the agent before we moved in and we had an agreement with the agent that we can cook. Now the problem is when the owner came, he doesn't want.

I'm confused. What should I do?

Thanks for your advise.



What does your agent say? You say you had this matter agreed with them. They should be your first stop.

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Postby beppi » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 6:47 pm

If you rented the whole partment incl. the kitchen, you are entitled to use it as you wish (incl. cooking), as long as you don't damage things.
If, however, you only rented a room and are allowed to share other facilities like kitchen, then of course you have to follow the rules the landlord or community makes for their use.
But I think your actual problem is that you dealt with (and believed) a property agent. They are generally a shady bunch. Learn from your mistake and deal with the landlord directly in future.

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Postby chronoel » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 6:56 pm

So does this mean we can't cook even if it's stated there that they will provide for the gas?

I mean what's the sense of the gas in the agreement if we can't cook..

What do you think guys?

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 7:02 pm

My tip: Pay more attention to the feedback you're already getting.

Do you rent a room in a shared unit, or do you rent the whole unit?

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Postby chronoel » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 7:08 pm

we're renting a room..


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