In carrying out his duty to preserve the property from deterioration, the seller must act as a prudent beneficial owner1. If the property is leasehold, the seller must perform all the covenants of the lease up to the time when the buyer should take possession2. If the property is freehold, the seller must keep it in repair so far as this can be done by ordinary expenditure3. Where an extraordinary outlay in permanent repairs is necessary to preserve the property, the seller is apparently entitled to recover that sum from the buyer4. He must not damage it himself5, must
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