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For now please let me know what notice your contract states you need to give?
Your tenancy agreement should say how much notice you need to give your landlord before you leave the property.
If it does not then 2 weeks notice is enough
If they want longer then it is sloppy drafting of the tenancy agreement and should have been worded better.
But you can give 2 months.
There is no law that says you must give 1 months notice
But there is law to say the Landlord must give you 2 months notice
But if it is not in the contract then 2 weeks is fine
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Well that would be very unreasonable of you
So 2 weeks is fine but anything less might be considered very unreasonable
Its sloppy drafting but that is unfair to penalise your Landlord
Ok - well give 2 weeks notice in writing say you intend to leave.
Then say THEY need to show in the contract where they are relying on the contract.
They can't do that.
No, its protected so you can raise a dispute if they do not release it
The same thing applies - they can only rely on the contract
Yes the agent is acting as that - on behalf of the Landlord
Email is fine as long as they confirm receipt.
You can say you have taken advice.
Although I am a Solicitor out chat does not create a formal client relationship. You can say you have taken legal advice.
You just state as per the contract you are leaving on 27th Dec.
You state the contract does not include a minimum notice period.
If you want me to draft it I can but the site will charge you extra for that
No, forget that.
They need to show its in the contract etc
Yes just move out. You should cancel the DD>
You wont get a reference if they believe they are right
If they refuse to accept it, you move out and claim your deposit back
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