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    Renewal commission

    I have had the same tenent for several years, paying the agent renewal commission every year for, basically, doing nothing. Is there any way I can avoid further commission whilst retaing my tenent.

    Grateful for any views.

    Thanks
    Tony

    #2
    Have a search on the forum, there have been a number of threads on this subject, but basically depends on the terms and conditions you have signed.

    One thing you could do is serve the tenant a s21 and effectively tell the agent you are not using his services. Then invite the tenant to re-apply for the tenancy.

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