Letting agency let property out at a lower price than I asked for (without consult)

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    Letting agency let property out at a lower price than I asked for (without consult)

    Hello

    I am hoping someone here might be able to advise me of where I stand....

    The rental agency which I use to find/reference prospective tenants have rented out my house for £5 a month lower than it has been previously been rented out for?!!

    OK - over 6 months its only £30 but I never agreed to them lowering the price, it seems to be sopmething they just decided to do without consulting me !! The first I heard of it was when they emailed me to tell me they had rented the property out for this new lower price !!!.

    I have emailed them to ask why they suddenly saw fit to lower the price (maybe it is an innocent mistake). They have not written back - yet!

    Can I force the agency to give me the extra £30, seeing as I pay them enough for their services anyway. The agency in question is a member of the ANAEA (sp?)

    It might seem petty £30 - but this is my only income and every little helps me and my little one.

    Thank you in advance for any advice...

    Kabouter

    #2
    I would ask them to reduce your commission charge as a show of good will, if they dont they may well lose your custom next time round. Its good too talk.

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      #3
      Gnomey's quite right. Bill them for £30!
      The advice I give should not be construed as a definitive answer, and is without prejudice or liability. You are advised to consult a specialist solicitor or other person of equal legal standing.

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