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Hello my name is Alex and I will help you with this.
What items are included that you say are not part of the tenancy please?
Kitchen ware, linen, broom etc
The contract says that the tenancy includes all matter including fixture and fittings in the inventory
What was your understanding of what would be left?
but we obviously didnt see the inventory until we moved in
nothing apart from the fixture and fittings
it was not made clear to us that other items will be left behind
Ok - what do you want to achive?
Can't you put everything you dont need in the garage or loft?
We don't have enough space in the flat to do so...
Also worried he is going to break the contract in 6 months if we persist with this matter.
but I think we are right in asking to remove the items
If you dont want them then ask for them to be removed. You can do that
Is that what you want to do?
but he has refused to do so
Ok - on what basis?
that furnished property usually means that it comes with kitchen ware and linen
that we should have asked before signing the contract to remove them
but it was not made clear to us
But it was advertised as furnished?
What did you assume that included?
fixture and fittings
Ok let me have a think about this one
ok thank you
Ok, this is a hard one. Its really 50/50
On the one hand the property did say it was furnished so you should have asked.
On the other the Landlord could have done with giving you the inventory before you moved in
Clearly the Landlord does not want to move anything
There are several options
1) You use the stuff left - that is the cheapest and means you dont have to buy the item
2) You insist the Landlord moves it
If he does not say you will put it into storage and he will bear the cost
Clearly you want a solution which is ideal, that is why I suggested putting it in the loft etc.
But that is what you should do, you do not need it and either the Landlord removes it, or it is placed into storage
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Yeah all clear. So I can't enforce the landlord to take the items right?
No, but you can store and charge for cost
Does that help?
But I can't enforce the cost though right?
yeah it does. thank you
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