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    Landlord Access to Property

    Can landlords, who have let their property through an Agent, gain access to the rented property using a key and tidying up the house whilst they are there - without consent from the tenant.

    We are wanting to sell the property and took estate agents round yesterday without the tenants knowledge and had pictures taken. We had to move their stuff and unfortunately we threw away some tomato and pepper plants whilst tidying up the garden and pruning and chopping down bushes which were the tenants.

    We were planning on going round there on Thursday to take the estate agents round to do a HIP but we haven't told the tenants.

    They have threatened us with harrassment as we move their personal belongings around in the house just so we could take photos. Are we being unfair? What rights do the tenants have? We have not served a Section 21 notice as yet.

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