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Do you have a pdf copy you can attach so that I xan read it to advise you further?
If not, can you please provide me with further details.
How long was the agreed term?
Did the tenancy contain a break clause?
Is the exit fee set out in the tenancy agreement?
What was the terms of the exit fee?
If you can provide a copy of the tenancy agreement or further details I will be able assist you further.
Thanks for your reply.
I can only see one page, did the attachment have further pages?
As you entered into a 6 month tenancy your landlord has served notice at the appropriate time. The fact you expressed a desire for a longer term has no bearing. The contract does not provide for it, unfortunately.
I could not see the exit fee clause in the attachment. can you send an a copy of the page with the exit fee clause. I can then comment on that issue.
Only img012 was attached so I cannot see the clause you refer to. Please attach image 20 so that I can advise.
Many thanks for taking the time to upload the documents.
Regardless of who serves notice to terminate the tenancy it is, unfortunately, the tenant who must cover the cost (£120 Inc vat) in respect of the inventory - see clause 3.101 on image 20.
I can appreciate your view that you consider this unreasonable in the circumstances but it is a term of the contract. The purpose is to carry out an inventory to check again the inventory taken at the start of the tenancy to establish if there is any deterioration / dilapidations.
There is no legal argument to avoid paying this fee, sadly.
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