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Are you worried because you have not signed a new agreement?
Sadly you will be in breach of your tenancy.
Once your fixed tenancy ends you have what is called a periodic tenancy. So the same rights and your contract continue month on month.
You are totally protected.
So even if the Landlord does not sign a new one, you have protection of this periodic tenancy which rolls on month on month.
Even if the Landlord wanted to end it, they would have to give a minimum of 2 months notice.
I hope this reassures you.
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If you are happy to sign a new agreement for a fixed period, then yes.
You are just agreeing on an increase. You do not need a whole new agreement.
The existing terms stand.
Does that clarify?
Yes, but save for that everything else remains the same.
You have a periodic tenancy.
Yes, you can pay an increase without having itYou have an email, I assume, from the agent agreeing to new rent.
That is enough. If you do not have it in an email then make sure you get it in an email.
That will be protected. The law says all deposits must be protected.
You do not need to pay any increase in deposit.
You do not need to pay up front until you get a new agreement.
You just continue paying monthly rent. So you pay the new rent monthly.
If they want it in advance, then you should get it in writing.
Usually, people just pay monthly.
Yes, I understand. If its just monthly in advance, you do not need a new agreement.
It can be confirmed in an email.
If they want you to pay another 6 months up front - then you do need an agreement.
Does that assist?
Just pay monthly. NOT in advance.
Yes. But that is NOT in place.
You are on a monthly rolling agreement now when the old one ends.
So THAT is why you pay monthly.
Ok - just multiply that by 4.3.
That is the average per month.Does that clarify?
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