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can a rental agency release or transfer a deposit to a third

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can a rental agency release or transfer a deposit to a third party ie a new landlord if the tenant has terminated the lease before the sale of the property and does not agree to the transfer of the deposit to the new landlord?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Joshua replied 3 years ago.

Joshua :

Hello and thank you for your question. I will be very pleased to assist you. I'm a practicing lawyer in England with over 10 years experience.

Joshua :

May I ask if the deposit has been protected please?

Joshua :

When did the tenancy end? Has the landlord (new or old) accepted surrender of the tenancy?

Joshua :

Would you like to continue?