Hello,I recently moved to South Africa s...

Asked by AliciaD on 19-06-2018 12:18:06
Question posted in the Landlord Tenant Law category relating to Western Cape
Question value: R 0.00

Hello,

I recently moved to South Africa so I am not familiar with the law regarding lease agreements. I signed a lease agreement two weeks ago that I want to cancel now, which is 35 days before the beginning of the rental period. The landlord says that I will have to pay the rents until she find a suitable tenant, is that legal ? Will I be legally obligated to pay until the end of the lease, which is for 6 months, if she cannot find another tenant?

Thank you,

Regards

Alicia

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