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My agent had the tenants sign an agreement with conflicting
My agent had the tenants sign an agreement with conflicting clauses tenant has moved in can I give them a new tenancy agreement with the correct clauses if so how does this affect the other agreement,… read more
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Joshua
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My niece has been privately renting her accommodation for the past 18 months. AST agreement began in April 2012 she signed agreement for 12 months. The letting of this property is through an agent and… read more
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Joshua
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Hello there I�ve got a problem with the Letting agency. My
Hello there I�ve got a problem with the Letting agency. My husband accepted a great job offer to work in other town and we would like to move on there. So we must to terminate our Tenancy agreement bu… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
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I currently rent out a property to 4 tenants all individually
I currently rent out a property to 4 tenants all individually named on a single Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreement. One tenant is leaving and will be replaced by 2 tenants, making 5 in total. C… read more
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We have asked to break our rental contract due to job moves.
We have asked to break our rental contract due to job moves. It was agreed in principal by both the owner and the letting agency as long as we waited until a new tenant moved in. This we agreed to. Ho… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
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I am currently in a contract on a propoery where the noise
I am currently in a contract on a propoery where the noise from the neighbour is above is becoming unbareable. We have addressed this with our landlord and she recommended we stay on to see if it impr… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
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My 22 y.o. son entered into a Assured Short-hold Tenancy renewal
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We have a fixed tenancy agreement but we want leave early,
We have a fixed tenancy agreement but we want leave early, they have said we have to pay rent until new tenant is found and also we have to pay re letting. What are our rights… read more
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Jo C.
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Dear Sir or Madam. I have moved to UK last year and signed
Dear Sir or Madam. I have moved to UK last year and signed a AST in October 2011. The duration of the AST is 36months and it doesn't seem to have a break clause, but I have to seek written permission … read more
Joshua
Joshua
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I currently rent a 3 bedroom house sharing with my brother.
I currently rent a 3 bedroom house sharing with my brother. As he'll get married soon and move out from this property, I'll have to break the tenancy agreement which will be originally expired in Sept… read more
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Jo C.
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Hello, I am renting a house and because i want to buy i
Hello, I am renting a house and because i want to buy i would like to know if i can stop the contract or not and with which penalties?… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
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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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I am currently 2 months into a 12 month AST with a 9 month break clause. Before moving in
I am currently 2 months into a 12 month AST with a 9 month break clause. Before moving in I was warned by the landlord that there was an issue with the above flat who have illegally put down laminate … read more
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Jo C.
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Hello, I am hoping someone can assist me, we are looking
Hello, I am hoping someone can assist me, we are looking to move out of our rented (AST) property earlier than the original contract length of 12 months. There is no break clause, but there is a claus… read more
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Thomas Judge
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Tenant asked to move out before his six months tenancy was
Tenant asked to move out before his six months tenancy was finished. He paid Six months up and now having left two months early he wants his money back for two months. He stopped paying his council ta… read more
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I am 10 months into a Fixed Term Assured Shorthold Tenancy
I am 10 months into a Fixed Term Assured Shorthold Tenancy (as the tennant). I recently contacted the letting agent and requested information on how to give notice. During the call I was told the proc… read more
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Alex J.
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We are currently renting a converted Barn in Wale, we signed
We are currently renting a converted Barn in Wales, we signed up for a year and paid the rental for that period. Due to unforseen circumstances we are having to move, which means we have 6 months left… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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Hi, I live in london and am currently renting a property with
Hi, I live in london and am currently renting a property with a 12 month lease and a six month break clause. I have just accepted a new job, but unfortunately it in Zurich which means I will have to m… read more
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