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    #16
    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.

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      #17
      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.

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        #18
        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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