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Ash, Solicitor
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Is renting a room out in a Flat which I own considered to be

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Is renting a room out in a Flat which I own considered to be sub letting ?
The previous owners of my Flat had a Conservatory added apparently without the head lessors agreement. Am I responsible for this if they want it taken down? .

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.

Have you got an indemnity against the previous owner?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No - I haven't got an indemnity
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The previous owner is deceased. If I am able to get proof that the Conservatory was installed before I purchased the property would that make any difference ?

Sadly not. If its a breach of the lease then you may be responsible for removal.

However it all depends whether the landlord knew. If the landlord did know then you wont need to remove it, as that is agreeing to the breach.

If the landlord didnt know about it then you may have to remove it, that would be down to you.

Renting a room is not subletting, this means the property in general.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

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