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Do you know what type of tenancy agreement you have please?
Its bad news I am afraid. Assured Shorthold Tenancies started in 1997
If you only have a verbal agreement then sadly your rights are limited/.
The Landlord is able to give you notice but this must be a minimum of 2 months
Sadly you can't stop the Landlord giving notice and if he wants you to move then all he needs to do is give 2 months
If you had an agreement in writing with a fixed period, you may have had longer
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
But try asking the landlord to market it with a sitting tenant, someone else may want to buy it with you there
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?