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  • Can I rent out my leasehold flat?
    bonnyb1
    Hello,

    I am having lots of problems in extending a lease on my flat at the moment (66 years left) so thinking of renting it out for a year while I go through the section 42/tribunal route but not sure if I am allowed.

    I am going to to put some of the wording I have found within...
    11-10-2018, 16:35 PM
  • Reply to Can I rent out my leasehold flat?
    bonnyb1
    thank you for your reply
    12-10-2018, 11:50 AM
  • estate agents phone system query
    HP mum
    Very bizarre question here.
    I normally withhold my mobile number - especially when calling estate agents as I don't want them constantly then hounding me.
    That was exactly the case when I rang one estate agent recently - the one that we all love to hate!
    Yet, the receptionist said...
    02-10-2018, 13:37 PM
  • Reply to estate agents phone system query
    HP mum
    A receptionist would not know the sound of my voice nor would they have any 'normal' way of knowing who I am. My mobile contract allows me to withhold my number. Their system clearly has had something done to it!! Interesting?
    12-10-2018, 11:30 AM
  • Reply to Can I rent out my leasehold flat?
    leaseholder64
    Clause (3) is confusing, as seems to be a covenant by the lessor in a part of the lease defining a lessee's covenant.

    Providing the rent is high enough (which it will be unless the rest of the lease is weird), you can sub-let to a single family, for the next 59 years. After that, you...
    11-10-2018, 17:46 PM
  • Fees
    Dino
    Would I be charged a fee if I cancel a letting agent contract before they find me a tennant, For viewings and advertising the property?

    The contract was signed online and states I have 14 days to cancel.
    Thanks
    Dino...
    11-10-2018, 10:02 AM
  • Reply to Fees
    jpkeates
    It depends what the terms of the contract are.
    If they've done some work for you, they're likely to want to be paid something.
    11-10-2018, 13:20 PM
  • How long is a contract valid?
    37eeyore
    I rent out two properties and use the same agent for both. I started renting property A in 2010 and am on the third set of tenants. The current tenants have been in there for five years. Property B has only had one set of tenants who have been in for four years. The tenants in property B were due to...
    10-10-2018, 13:16 PM
  • Reply to How long is a contract valid?
    37eeyore
    I had looked at the contract again and came to the same conclusion. I don't think it would cover property B but that doesn't really matter now.

    Part 4 of the termination clause seems to say that even if I cancel, I still have to pay if the tenant stays in the property.

    The...
    11-10-2018, 10:02 AM
  • Reply to How long is a contract valid?
    jpkeates
    As a general principle, an agent is not allowed to make money from their principle's assets or property.
    The interest or commission would automatically be the principles.
    Whether or not it's a pain doesn't change that (the sensible thing to do would be to keep the money in a non-interest...
    11-10-2018, 09:48 AM
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