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Hi Tom, thank you very much for your answer. Just for my clarification: Does it not count that I have todl them I wanted to renew the contract and that they promised to get back to me with an answer and they have not done so so far? Are they not required to do that?
I have not withheld rent as we agreed I would pay the full rent and get a rebate each month. I will continue to do that of course. I have a whole pack of correspondence on this, als me chasing them about the rental contract. I never agreed to this periodic rental. In my country, stalling giving me a new contract, and everything else, and after all that was endured, I would be in my right to envoke general rule of law which means as much as that it would not be reasonable nor fair to kick me out. Is there no such thing here in the UK? I feel they are trying their hardest to make me act in a way they can profit from. Kind regards, Martine
Ok, thanks anyway Tom. I see very clearly what their strategy was. It is just that in my original contract I hade an option to renew and they sent me an email the owner was willing to do this provided I pay an icrease. I then discussed with them that I did not think that was fair, since the problems have not been solved. The property Manager understood and said he would contact teh landlord and get back to him.
Kind regards, Martine
I would expect the option to renew as being qualified by saying something along the lines of ".. if the landlord and tenant agree" - in which case it's basically worthless.
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Thanks and good luck. Tom
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