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You can claim for any additional costs as a result of the Landlords breach of contract
So you can claim for any EXTRA rent you have to pay because of the move, you can claim for moving costs, new agent fees etc
So any losses as a result of the Landlords breach then you can claim for these.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today?
Thanks for the response
Will I be able to claim on costs only or for the inconvenience and distress?
That would be nominal.
and if so to what sort of amounts
so the moving in fee, removal and all, are they to be claimed on actuals?
But you have to mitigate your loss
sorry but what does that mean
So if you did not get a removal firm in when you moved originally you would struggle getting a firm now.
You could claim for van etc
since moving in I got new furniture which I would not have got initially
and I would not have bought those had I not moved in to this property?
Whatever you do you must mitigate your loss, ie minimise your loss
So if it fits in a van, that is fine, even if several journies
But you can't just claim for a removal company just because you want the Landlord to pay for it
can I claim for a handyman then?
I live alone and the furniture was delivered to my home
obviously I cannot move the furniture alone
You can claim for any and all costs associated with the landlords breach of contract.
So yes Handyman
do I claim these to the letting agents or to the landlord direct?
how do I initiate a claim?
the property was to be fully managed by the letting agents
and the letting agents signed the contract on behalf of the landlord
You claim everything from the Landlord.
You need to write and set out your losses and request a refund within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not refund you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the matter is defended it will be set down for a trial. If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim and you will not need representation.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
with regards ***** ***** tv et al
the current property gave me fibre broadband, tv et al
what if the property I select does not have fibre broadband
and has to downgrade the service?
which my provider may not agree
Well what do you expect to claim for?
What do you think broadband is worth?
BT sell it £16 a month
it is not about claiming
Say regular is £10 a month
Thats £6 a month you can claim
For the remainder of what would have been the term at the old property.
it is not just about claiming damages
That is all the Court will be interested in
will I have to compromise and pick a property that provides fibre broadband
To put you back into a position had the contract not taken place
Did you tell the landlord that you were only picking the property because of broadband?
If not - then he can not be expected to know so you can't claim anything beyond that
picking the current property?
that I picked due to a whole lot of things
Well don't pick a property that does not have fibre then
Then it wont be an issue
Can I clarify anything else?
that will be all for now...thank you for your time...
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