There are innumerable cases in which tenants are harmed when they rent a house or apartment. Being the tenant the weakest part of the rental contract, it is essential to know where you are legally standing when making a claim.
The lease contracts for housing use, are stipulated between the parties, however in them there are often abusive clauses that generally harm the tenant, instilling fear if you want to rescind it. The tenant can rescind unilaterally, when there are serious causes that make it impossible to continue in the house, without obligation to pay the fines imposed by the law, a classic example is when once you enter to live, the property is full of humidity, it rains the roof, etc., and the owner, disregards the claims, in breach of the obligations that the law imposes.
What are the most common Traps?
There are innumerable traps, the most common are the payment of extraordinary expenses, taxes, fees and contributions created or to be created that are levied on the property, or arrangements for structural damage suffered by the property before or during the term of the contract. " That is, what everyone knows that contracts are listed and even if it is unknown that it is illegal.
Anticipated resolution of the contract.
The tenant can terminate the contract after six months, having to reliably notify 60 days in advance and paying, as compensation, the amount corresponding to a month and a half of rent if the rescission is during the first year, or just one month if it is after the first year.
Defects in the rented property.
Another point to focus on is that of hidden defects. The landlord is liable for the defects or defects of the property that prevent the tenant from normal use and, in this case, the tenant can request the price reduction or termination of the contract.