bean

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bean

10:54 AM, 27th August 2020
About 2 months ago

Permitted Occupier - Tenancy?

It would appear that a sub tenancy has been created with the Landlord as the agent has received rent on behalf of the Landlord.
You have also received rent which would possibly be deemed to be received on behalf of the Agent/Landlord.

The tenancy created should be identical to the signed one. It is highly likely that it will be implied to mirror the one in writing that names the occupier.

The payments received and accepted as rent established the status of tenant as opposed to occupier.

A tenancy does not need to be in writing. The written doc just serves as evidence of the terms of a tenancy.... Read More

bean

11:05 AM, 18th August 2020
About 2 months ago

Rent Guarantee and Legal Expenses provider gone bust?

Try Rentguard they still offer cover.... Read More

bean

11:50 AM, 15th June 2020
About 5 months ago

Renewal Fee after 3 years?

OFT v Foxtons Limited [2009]

A successful challenge was brought by the OFT under the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 (UTCCR) against the estate agents, Foxtons Ltd in relation to the latter’s terms and conditions of it’s lettings contracts.

The ruling confirms that not only must the terms and conditions of an agreement be drafted in clear and intelligible language but also terms which are likely to impact on a consumer financially should be communicated to that consumer before the contract is made. The effect of which would mean that any commission fees for example or charges will not come as a surprise to the consumer.

You should read the Foxton case as a guide to your legal position.... Read More

bean

18:54 PM, 27th May 2020
About 5 months ago

Contract only signed by 1 tenant - is it legally binding?

Could not agree more with Paul Shears.... Read More

bean

13:07 PM, 27th May 2020
About 5 months ago

Contract only signed by 1 tenant - is it legally binding?

A tenancy does not need to be in writing.
A person in occupation paying rent is a tenant.... Read More