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Is the property being marketed yet? What does your current agreement say about allowing for viewings etc?
The property has not been marketed as far as i am aware as no sign has been erected and it is not on the agents website. We have only verbally been informed and discussed in emails but with no confirmed timeframe.
The AST does state that with 24 hours notice and at reasonable hours to allow the landlord and his leting agents to show prospective buyers / tenants in to the propert
That being the case I am not entirely sure what your question is please?
Do i have any other recourse or options regarding ending the tenancy agreement earlier than the defiend date in the AST . Also, if we were to continue paying up to the end of the tenancy but somehow managed to get the money together to move in to the other property are we still iable for council tax etc even though we would not be here. Or alternativley,as much as it pains me as the landlord has put us in this situation, could we pay up front for the remaining period and end the AST early without riskign our deposit.
Unless you know he is going to sell it no
Apologies for the poor spelling, really should have used spell check
Just because someone says they will is not enough
If he does want to sell it again you have to allow people in in accordance with the tenancy agreement.
Sadly if he does sell it and you have a remaining term, you could sue the Landlord for breach of contract
He is contracted for x months and that is what he is required to do
But because selling has been banded about is enough to end the contract
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
what if we were to pay unfront for the remaining period of the contract, but moved out of the property early would we be liable for the house costs (council tax, electric etc) and risk losing our desposit. Also if they were to market the property for sale now would that be a breech of contract?
No. You are only liable for lost rent.
If they marketed it, would it be a breach - no not unless the contract prevents them marketing.
It would be the date of completion if there was a term remaining would it be a breach
Does that clarify?
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