Good DayPlease assist.Recently rented an...

Asked by Lerato on 26-02-2024 19:39:03
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Gauteng

Good Day

Please assist.

Recently rented an apartment through an agent,The agent send us a lease to sign which did not have terms or penalties.

Found a better place and placed a notice which was acknowledged,however when we asked about the deposit money the agent kept telling us to check the contract even avoiding us.

When checking the contract,we realised that the lease did not have a lease period nor penalities should we cancel the lease.

We later found out that the agent added the lease period on the after we had signed and put initials on the contract.

The agent have been relaxed and not even trying to find new tenants knowing she amended the lease and when we told her about it,she sent us a lease where she updated the terms and the landlord has signed.

Please assist

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