Hello and thanks for requesting me.
When was the tenancy started please?
17th June 2013
And what was the fixed period for?
Are they now a periodic tenant?
So it was a renewed contract for 6 months but you could break after 4?
no a twelve month contract with a break at any time after four had expired
Its bad news I am afraid, they can ONLY be an AST if the period is 6 months or more.
Less than 6 months (as in this case you want out after 4 months) its not an AST
I am sorry but they can stay for the 6 months. Regardless of what the contract says an AST must be for a minimum of 6 months
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
even though I muddied the water by my email mentioning the incorrect date ?
Yes that is correct.
That does not invalidate the original notice.
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