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    I have re-posted this question on the "Letting Agancy" section. Appoligies.

    My tenant wanted a long term tenancy and has paid 6 months rent up front to the Agency. According to the contract I'm still only getting the monthly rent. This obviously means that the agency has making a few quid in the interest of the rent.

    Have I a right to demand that money?
    Last edited by steveandbee; 20-02-2007, 13:13 PM. Reason: Wrong section

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    What contract? The contract you have with the agency? Please quote any salient clauses for the members to peruse.

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