I and my mother will co-sign a lease agreement for a dwelling where she will stay, but there is a clause which says we will be liable to pay one and half month’s rent in the case of any cancellation.
After enquiring what would happen in the event of death or serious illness of my mother, causing the lease to be cancelled, the estate agent said the owner would view this from a humanitarian level and I would not be liable.
Should I insist this should be put into writing in the lease?
In addition, would it be better to have the lease in her name only, even if I pay the rent for her?
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