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Hi Alex, We have only a information and terms of business form. I have requested to see a contract but they only
Ok, if the agents have not done what they said they would do potentially the agents have breached their contract
Also if the agreement does not say the agents have an entitlement to collect arrears then you can have it paid direct
The agents are only liable for a fee if the terms and conditions say they are, or you ageee
* agree *
In any event they may be in breach of contract if the references were not adequate.
So you can change and do not have to pay their 10A%
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
How can the agent collect rent if the tenants does not pay? ...so not collecting the rent they are in breach of the contract .i now understand that point. Can you answer my other questions please.
Yes, what else is it you would like to know?
The new agents that took on the liabilities? inc the false references.
The new agent wont necessarily be held liable - because it was not the new agent that carried out.
So it would only be the old agent who would be liable, not the new one
You can't be liable for something you did not do or had no control over
Does that help?
Not really.....we now have to find the old agents that sold.
Yes I am sorry that you will have to.
Imagine if it were you - it would not be fair if you were found liable for something you did not do or had no control over.
Do the other agents still exist?
You could sue the new agents if you wished - give it a try. Hopefully the new agent would counter sue the old agent
That is a convoluted way of doing it, but still could work
Thank you for your help. Things are clear now. kind regards ***** *****
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