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L10. Illegal Tenants/Occupants

Where the Contract of Lease is breached in any way by the tenant and he after receiving notice thereof has not remedied such a breach within the period agreed upon, then the landlord may cancel the contract. The tenant will be found to be an illegal occupier in this instance. Where a tenant fails to perform as agreed upon in his Lease agreement, he will be found to be in breach of that agreement. An...

P1. Rental Agent Legal Obligations

The role of the rental agent Rental Property Law places the agent in a dynamic position. An agent is an extension of its principal An agent can never represent both landlord and tenant in this transaction. As such, your duty lies with your landlord, so place a qualified tenant! The relationship between landlord and agent is governed by: Case law. Legislation. And contract. Case...

P2. Rental Contracts

What is the rental mandate? Is the formal agreement between the principal and the rental agent. A management mandate can only be a sole mandate so must be in writing. Section 3.3 of the Code of Conduct. Section 22 CPT – Plain language. It provides that the agent must fulfil the terms of the mandate, after which the agent is entitled to his/her commission. Terms of the...

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