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Ash, Solicitor
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I Recently entered into an agreement to lease a property.I

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I Recently entered into an agreement to lease a property.I was required to have my identity and address witnessed by an independent solicitor ( affidavit), the resulting paperwork was given to landlords' solicitors receptionist. At no point have I signed an lease agreement, but I wish to pull out now, even though I have paid two quarterly rents to the landlord I still haven't signed a lease, my question is am I legally tied into a non signed lease for the remainder of the year?

Alex Watts : Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return You do not need to wait here as you will get an email when I reply.
Alex Watts : Has anyone signed please?

No as far as I am aware.

Alex Watts :

Ok. The contract becomes binding if you have BOTH signed it.

Alex Watts :

If you have not signed it then you can pull out.

Alex Watts :

So no, you are not tied into the lease.

Alex Watts :

Although sadly I do think you may lose the deposit

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

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