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  1. J

    VIC Retail Lease, any caps on outgoing increases?

    Can anyone let me know what the caps are on increases to outgoings for a commercial lease for a retail property in Vic? Landlord has increase an outgoing by 100% and whilst they did put this in the schedule 1 disclaimer, seems the increase is unfair. I've read the Retail Leases act 2003, and...
  2. F

    Assignment of Commercial Retail Lease

    We are currently in the final days of purchasing a business from family who have owned it for 20years it was previously owned for 15years. The retail business will Not change In any way. our family have operated this retail business from this Particular premises for the past 9 years , the last 2...
  3. B

    QLD Continuing a commercial lease- Legal Costs

    Hi, I am relatively new to commercial leases but am just about to renew a lease for an office space (have been here three years). Our landlord's solicitor is saying that a continuation without changes will cost around $2000 and I am wanting to check if this is fairly standard as it seems a lot...
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    VIC Part of rented property not included

    My husband and just signed a lease for a rental property, during the initial inspection we asked about the workshop out the back and were told that it would be included in the lease however they had to get a locksmith out as they had no key for it at that time. Then when I went to sign the lease...
  5. G

    NSW Consequences of assigning or transferring lease

    Regarding a property (small block of units) headleased to the state government who then sub-lease out as social housing, the gov't have asked for new conditions in the headlease where they "can assign or transfer this lease without consent to any social housing provider as defined in section 136...
  6. B

    NSW Ex Driving Car That is Under My Name?

    Hi, I split with my ex-partner and she is driving a car I brought, which I allowed her to drive while we were together. She was making repayments on the car while together but once we broke up, she stopped so I had to keep paying it. The car is registered in my name and the car finance is in...
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    VIC Lease break fees VIC

    Hi, I have found myself in the situation that I have had to break a fixed term lease. My lease agreement states: "Pay to the managing agent a pro rata leasing fee, plus all advertising incurred." On the Notice to vacate form I signed it states: "make the request on the basis that we will be...
  8. Ian Curtis

    NSW Does Financial Abuse Get Factored into Execution of Will?

    If my sibling sabotaged our inheritance, does that get taken into account when executing a will, which was made to be 50% each? I say "sabotaged" because the sibling is complicit with the public trustee's financial abuse. The background... Government Trustee took over financial management for...
  9. S

    QLD Business Lease Contract

    My husband & I own a small catering business. We recently signed a temporary lease in a food court shopping centre & a permanent lease starting 1st August. The permanent lease requires a bank guarantee for 3 months rent which we haven’t been able to save & due to low turnover are wanting to get...
  10. S

    NSW Terminating Rude / Abusive / Inconsiderate Housemate NOT ON LEASE

    Hello I’m in need of URGENT advice. Basically four of us moved into a unit. Me and my boyfriend (on lease), one friend (on lease) and his twin brother (not on lease). The twin brother is a nuisance here is why: - we agreed on chores, he does NOTHING - he has a girl living with him who...