my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
please let me know whether you are currently still paying rent?
i am still paying the rent
They cant take the deposit if you are still paying rent.
But sadly you will have to pay the rent until the contract ends.
Or they find another tenant.
This is because there is no break clause.
But if there are 3 months left, it may be cheaper you just pay this rent, rather than pay any advertising and agency fees.
Can I clarify anything about this today please?
just hold on please
i have already given a reference of my friend who is interested in the property
please note that it's 12 month contract with no break clause
Yes. You would be responsible fees transfer.
But they should be able to accept your friend as a tenant
as I have already given the reference of my friend can they also say that they don't want to accept my friend as a tenant and they don't want to take any other tenant
They have a duty to mitigate their loss.
Therefore if they try and take your deposit you could sue and damage, to let your deposit back
I totally accept that
but is their any law which states that they can't take any other tenant 9-10 months
Its a matter of contract law, they have to mitigate loss
Legally they can't refuse to accept him
If i pursue this matter with them, is it possible out of frustration/anger landlord says that i don't want to have deed of surrender and i don't you to go out of the signed contract
and can i speak to the landlord directly..
do we have any law stating the same..
Indeed. But the Landlord stilL MUST mitigate loss
If they dont then that is failure on their part
Does that help?
Thanks a lot Alex..
So to be clear
they can't take my deposit.
I will be liable to pay any rent and other charges which comes out in the inventory check out report
and they have to accept my friend or any other tenant property
they can't have the property vacant 9-10 months and ask the rent same
and i can speak to the landlord directly
No reason why you cant
thanks a lot advise