With regard to your question, the terms of the contract that you mentioned are fundamental that are included in most leases. You have a case to confiscate the deposit, based on the violation of the clause of the contract according to which a tenant can not sublet the unit without the prior agreement of the owner. In most leases, there should be a clause that clearly does not provide for subletting without the owner`s permission and penalties for breach of one of the clauses that normally involve forfeiture of the surety. Use the LawDepot layout to create a standard housing rental agreement. Simply enter your data in the questionnaire. Print or download your legally binding lease, sign it and execute it. As a general rule, the lease must be signed in the presence of the lessor and the tenant with the broker (if applicable). In this case where the lessor is abroad, the lease should be signed by him and returned first with his signature, before confirming it in order to dispel any misunderstanding. Regardless of the agent`s reasoning that the contract is not legally binding because the landlord did not sign it, you should be able to get your deposit back. For the deposit, it should cover the costs of repainting the house if they do not do so after their last agreed rental date. When it comes to collecting the rent for your monthly rental, you`re afraid you`ll have to constantly negotiate with them to settle a payment. – What is the problem that made you terminate the contract? – What were the specific conditions in the contract that mentioned « within a period of one month, the owner or tenant can terminate the contract ».
For now, it looks vague. – What do you mean by other tenants, real estate agents and owners are they the same similar? How are the other tenants (probably roommates?) related to your lease? The BP is more important than the law and should be read carefully. In the event of a dispute, the final result often depends on this document. Note that the Singapore government does not standardize or protect lease agreements to the same extent as many other countries, such as the United States; Therefore, an TA may contain clauses that you believe are unfair to you, but are nevertheless applicable. Hello Adam, I would like to know if the lease was signed, the deposit and the first month of rent were paid, but the apartment was not ready for the agreed start of the rental….