How to return part of the deposit?

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    Originally posted by Jon66 View Post
    Some ll prefer not to have a tenancy ending at particular times for reasons such as not being in the uk during the school holidays, not wanting a tenancy to end nov/dec as the potential for a longer void is there, etc etc
    That would only happen if the tenant gives notice and if that's their intention they wont want to sign a new contract.


      True but i granted a new lease for 5 months as it then ended 1st April a couple of weeks before i leave for the summer so i can control when the void is. But of course it depends on the type of tenant you have and their reasonableness.


        Obviously if you reduce the deposit you are going to increase the rent in accordance with the increased risk. Or better still, increase the rent by 1/6th to match the deposit......


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