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Letting agent asking tenant to sign prescribed information

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after tenancy agreement has ended....
Letting agent asking tenant to sign prescribed information after tenancy agreement has ended.
Submitted: 4 years ago.Category: UK Property Law
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Solicitor: Jo C., Barrister replied 4 years ago
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Thank you for your question and welcome to Just Answer. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will try to help with this.

-Could you explain your situation a little more?

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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

I moved out of the property about a month ago and I am in dispute with the landlord of amounts she wants to deduct from the deposit.

 

The deposit is protected by the DPS and as such a dispute has been raised, however I have only recently received a request from the letting agent asking me to sign the prescribed information form without putting a date on it (presumably because they are going to pre-date it). I know from research that this prescribed information should have been provided to me when the deposit was protected back in 2009.

 

Do I have any grounds for legal action regarding improper following of procedures?

Solicitor: Jo C., Barrister replied 4 years ago
Thanks.

This probably isn't really my area I'm afraid if this is a question about deposit protection procedure but I'll pass this onto somebody who can help for you.

I think he's gone off now but I'm sure he will be back soon.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Will I receive a notification when I have been transferred to another expert?

Solicitor: Jo C., Barrister replied 4 years ago
I will chase him now for you
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Hi - sorry to hassle you but I've still not heard anything from the other expert...

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