I move to scotland in october last year in to rent accommadation under a short tern tennacy agreement lasting from october 08- april 09,since then we have continued to live in the property but not signed any further paperwork.l have now purchased a house and would like to move,and have given 2 months notice but the landlord, is saying l can not move until April 10 because l didn't give 2 notice before Oct 20th this year.The agreement that we have does not state the type of notice we should give, only that the landlord can give me 2months notice to leave.So do l have to stay in the property until April 10
Province/Country relating to question : highlands scotland
Your lease has been extended by "tacit relocation." As the original lease was for 6 months, the lease will have been extended by a further 6 months, from April 09.. Provided you have given your Landlord 40 days notice before the end of the second 6 month period, the tenancy will end then. You should move out before the second 6 months expires. If you did not give 40 days notice then the tenancy will relocate for another 6 months. You won't have to stay there, but will have to continue paying the rent.
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