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I have a 6 month break clause and yes, I did view the property beforehand whilst the previous tenants were in place. When I moved in, it came to light that the previous tenants did have much of the bathroom "problems" covered by thier own furniture.
I haven't been comfortable or felt safe in the place since I moved there and although it could be argued there is a settling in period, I haven't had a full nights sleep in the 3 weeks I've been there.
I don't deal directly with the landlord as the property is managed by Romans. They neglected to mention the property has poor ventilation and has a history of black mold. I have since discovered the immersion heater only has 1 element that works and at one stage, it looks like there was a water leak under the sink.
Romans may not have lied, but there were many issues they neglected to divulge.
When I received the inventory report, it became very clear how many issues there are and were with the place. The inventory does contain photographic evidence of some of the issues i.e. state of the carpets, markings etc, but these were definitely not available to view whilst browsing the property details.
that is correct
Then in that case you can break the contract if you can show the breaches are severe
You need to show that a breach of breaches go to the very heart of the contract.
If they do then you can move. But a word of warning, the longer you leave it without moving, the more it could be argued that you have accepted the breach
If you have accepted the breach then you can no longer claim it as fundamental and end the contract
So yes you can end and claim your deposit etc back, but you need to act quick
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