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for the avoidance of doubt, Mary clarify whether the new five-year tenancy agreement was actually signed prior or after the sale or whether it is not been signed at all please?
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If it has not been signed do you have a copy of the draft and have you started to pay the higher rent specified in it?
I believe I understand correctly from what you say that the new 5 year AST was signed by the original landlord before sale and this being the case I assume you have a copy of the signed agreement?
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