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Ash, Solicitor
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the agent canceled the contract but landlord doesn't

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the agent canceled the contract but landlord doesn't want to give us first month rent.we don't live at the property we gave the key.what should we do?
Alex Watts :

and thanks me.

Alex Watts :

How much are you owed?

Customer: £1850 but we already transferred this money .they give us back the deposit but not the rent
Alex Watts :

You need to write and set out your losses and request a refund within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.

Alex Watts :

If they do not refund you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: or by completing form N1 and take it to your local County Court.

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The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.

Alex Watts :

If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim so you will not need legal representation. Over this value you would need representation .

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything about this today please?

Customer: No tks
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