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01 Oct 2008

problem tenant: pls advise
hi all

apologies that this is not for this forum but im desperate.

i have a townhouse im renting out to a couple since 1 july. i found them via an agent. rental goes via agent and then she must transfer to my account. from 1 august the tenant does pay but agent keeps witholding the money and i have to call her and threaten her b4 she pays me. In aug she paid on the 10th, Septmeber she paid on 12th , for October I still have not received my money. I really dont know what is wrong with this woman.

I spoke to tenant which is not ideal cos he has contract with her and not with me but the problem is that Im paying the bond and if there is no rental income how am i suppose to do that.

what are my rights? what can I do speedily other than consulting the estate agency board?

I want to cancel contract altogether with agent on the grounds of default. Can tenant sue me or should they go to agency?

I know its not fair on tenant cos they are paying but I tried to negotiate with him to pay me direct but he is not cooperating, he is theratening me by speaking to his lawyer, but effectively i dont have a contract with him.

pls those with knowledge advise
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01 Jan 0001

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