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I initially took your question as you asking, if you were obligated to show prospective tenants around, and the answer to that is of course no. That is not your obligation.
But the situation appears that your landlord is just requiring access to the property which by law they have to give you 24 hours notice, that they will enter the premises, this is normal so the answer to that is yes, they are able to do that. Lastly, it also states that in the contract so if you refused, the landlord would be able to sue you for breach of contract. I hope this assists and answers your questions.
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No it is definitely not your obligation and you do not have to. The contract should be read as follows
1.56.1 The Landlord reserves the right to enter the Property on giving not less than 24 hours' prior notice to the Tenant:
(d) in the last month of the Tenancy, to show prospective tenants around the Property.
Which means, it is the landlord who is reserving the right to enter the property to show prospective tenants around. Not, for existing tenants to show prospective tenants around.
If he is asking you to do so, then he is misreading the contract and you can refuse. But if he is saying that he wishes to enter the property, then he can, as long as he gives you notice. I hope this helps, regards, John
That is correct, they may have an estate agent do it on their behalf under their authority.
Yes, this is correct, in the last month of the tenancy as stipulated in the contract, and must give you minimum of 24 hours notice. And you're welcome.
It is possible to have a viewing per day as long as the 24 hour notice clause is followed, although this is unusual practice. There are no stringent rules with respect to showing tenants / buyers around outside to that of your right, to have a right to privacy i.e. nobody going through your things etc. Prospective tenants / buyers must strictly just view the property.
Unfortunately you will have no control over the amount of people allowed in. I know sometimes, if it is a large viewing, then landlords can hold it by appointment all on one day, giving each prospective tenant / buyer a time slot. This then cuts down the need to have a viewing each day and is more convenient for the landlord and for yourself. But this should all be communicated to you if that was the case.
There isn't anything stopping you from being present, if that is what you wanted. Previously, I have viewed property myself when existing tenants were there. If you were away, then as long as notice is given, the landlord can still carry out viewings.
As long as it says in the notice when it is effective from, it wouldn't matter. Example is, I could write you a notice now, but state it is effective from 10th October. If you haven't specified, then it will be effective from the date it is written. Most rents are taken a month in advance so it wouldn't have any effect on that.
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Not particularly, as the notice is determined by the contract and the end date on the tenancy itself. This is what determines the month as opposed to when you hand in the notice. You could have handed the notice in few days before, but the tenancy still has a set date which has been paid for, so you have not given any free days as the tenancy is determined by contract and not the notice.
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You can always ask questions on the site, and the thread will remain open for about 6/7 days. I will not close it, and can take more questions, but it make close automatically, due to an experts time and resources in helping other customers.
If you had new questions, you would need to begin a new thread with the new query. Best regards, John