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I am about to create a section 21. My tenants AST expires on 19th October and we ar
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My tenant gave a months notice that she was leaving and we
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we entered an assured tenancy for a term of 12 mths with a
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We signed a tenancy agreement for a 12 month term in Oct 2009,
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i am a landlord which has mislaid my copy of the tenancy agreement
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I have a cottage rented out on a one year Assured Shorthold
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In a one year Short Assured Tenancy, is it legal to give the
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if a tenant leaves before the end of the two months notice
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I signed an AST for a property on July 21 2008. At the beginning
I signed an AST for a property on July 21 2008. At the beginning of June 2009 my landlord asked us to sign a new 1 year AST which we agreed to verbally as long as it had a 6 month break clause. The la… read more
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