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Locksmith claims.

Discussion in 'Property Management' started by mmgg, 4th Oct, 2015.

  1. mmgg

    mmgg Member

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    Hi All,

    Was told by my agent that in SA you can't claim from the bond locksmith costs to replace a lock just because the tenant didn't return the keys. In other words the landlord needs to bear that cost. Is this true?
     
  2. Beelzebub

    Beelzebub Well-Known Member

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    Even if they returned the keys how could you know that they didn't get any cut beforehand? I'd guess that if they were planning on returning to see what the new tenant had they would have thought about that.
     
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  3. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Only if subject to a lockout order from the tribunal.
     
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