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Hi I am in a 12 month tenancy agreement and am looking to
Hi I am in a 12 month tenancy agreement and am looking to effect the break clause. Please see the text included in the heads of terms below: Release Clause: General Release Clause whereby the Tenant c… read more
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Hello, help with an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) and Notice Requiring Possession (NRP) from landlord (LL) please. Also I would really appreciate the help, if possible, to be in easy to understand "… read more
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"After an initial period of 6 months, a break clause is applicable
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If we hadnt issued them with the Section 21 then their notice
If we hadn't issued them with the Section 21 then their notice period would have been on a 2 month notice, so it seems the S21 then has posed more of a problem for the Landlord...see below Clause of A… read more
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I was wondering if you would be so kind to give me your opinion
I was wondering if you would be so kind to give me your opinion on the notice required to break at 6 months in a fixed term lease for 12 months? The contract stipulates that the lease is for a fixed t… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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I am occupying an apartment in England under AST agreement
I am occupying an apartment in England under AST agreement for 12 months. I signed this agreement just 15 days back. Now the landlord has found a buyer for the property and has served us a notice to v… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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Hello there, We are seeking advice in relation to a state
Hello there, We are seeking advice in relation to a state of confusion between our landlord and ourselves. We signed a AST for 12 months dated 8 April 2010 for a 12 month period until 8th April 2011. … read more
Thomas
Thomas
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Hi, i just moved into an apartment in London which is also on sale on the market. I pretty
Hi, i just moved into an apartment in London which is also on sale on the market. I pretty much have a standard 1 year contract with a 6 months break clause. is there any way a new landlord can evict … read more
Joshua
Joshua
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My AST contains a clause saying The tenancy can be terminated
My AST contains a clause saying "The tenancy can be terminated at any time after the Term certain by 2 months written notice by the Landlord or by 1 month prior written notice by the Tenant". Is it a … read more
Thomas
Thomas
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Bachelor's Degree
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We are 4 months into our 1 year fixed term AST agreement. We have just received
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Hi, I rented a studio flat in London on 7/02/10 for a year
Hi, I rented a studio flat in London on 7/02/10 for a year but asked for a break clause to be included as my employment was uncertain beyond 10 months. In October i gave the landlord 2 months written … read more
Joshua
Joshua
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I am a landlord with AST agreement on which I have just served Section 21 notice
I am a landlord with AST agreement on which I have just served Section 21 notice because the tenants are noisy and disturbing the neighbours (they have had a warning letter within 5 weeks of tenancy s… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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we entered an assured tenancy for a term of 12 mths with a
we entered an assured tenancy for a term of 12 mths with a 6 mth break clause in 28 Aug 2008. On 13 July 2010 we gave the agent 2 mths notice to terminate the lease on 13 Sept. The agent is now statin… read more
Thomas
Thomas
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I have recently served notice to my landlord of one month as
I have recently served notice to my landlord of one month as stated in my initial AST. Unfortunately, they revised my notice period in the second AST to two months when I renewed the lease. I was not … read more
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Aston Lawyer
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Dear Sir or Madam, My daughter has been offered an AST with an 11 month term. Shoul
Dear Sir or Madam, My daughter has been offered an AST with an 11 month term. Should the agreement state clearly a notice period? Can the minimum term be less than the eleven months even if the intend… read more
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