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Dear Sir or Madam. I have moved to UK last year and signed
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i have 2 estate agents marketing my flat. 1 has found me a
i have 2 estate agents marketing my flat. 1 has found me a buyer,will the second agent be entitled to a commision.the second estate agents contract will have expired before we exchange any contracts.… read more
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Hi there, I currently own a shop located in Lancaster which
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My letting agent tells me that our landlord/letting agent contract
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Hi, I am a landlord. Using a fixed term assured shorthold
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Dear sir or madam.I have signed a assured shorthold tenancy
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