What does the original tenancy agreement say about viewings, does this state you should vacate upon viewings?
I don't have the tenancy with me so cannot check, but it is a pretty standard template document. I don't recall any specific condition requiring we should vacate. We did discuss and agree that viewings could be undertaken so long as the timings were agreed in advance but we have not previously been requested to vacate (sometimes we are in when they happen, sometimes not)
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Check the original tenancy agreement in respect of viewings and whether there is an obligation for you to vacate. In all probability it will not state that you have to vacate.
If it does not state that you have to vacate and there has been no subsequent agreement that you must vacate then you are under no obligation to do so if you do not wish to.
In any event such a clause is very difficult to enforce even if it were there - what will they do, apply for a Court Order that you vacate, or attempt to sue you for a loss of income as a result of you not vacating upon visits, not likely at all.
If you do not agree then that may compel them to serve a notice to vacate upon you in accordance with what I assume is now a statutory periodic tenancy agreement, so that is something you should consider from a practical point of view. You may, for example, say that you will give them notice of when you are going to be out and say that they can arrange viewings then.
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