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  • Rutar
    started a topic Letting agent receiving rent

    Letting agent receiving rent

    I have been with a small agent for a few years now and few problems to be fair...
    I am aware however that many agents are going down and am conscious that the agent receives the rent each month and passes onto myself (with deductions for their fees/repairs)

    Is this an issue or can I request that the rent comes to me directly?

    Thank you

  • jpkeates
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    Usually, the agent deducts their fee from the rent before passing on the residue.

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  • theartfullodger
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    As long as the human occupant(s) are named as tenant(s) on AST then yes you can direct them to pay you not agent: They would fairly want proof of who you are (eg land reg deeds, ID copies..) - well, I would want that before I started paying just anyone you sent me a letter/email saying "pay me now..).

    But you need ALL the paperwork from agent 1st...

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