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If I rent a flat and the landlord sends me an email instead

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If I rent a flat and the landlord sends me an email instead of a tenancy agreement, is that legal ?
JA: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?
Customer: If I want to rent a property with a private landlord, is it ok to accept an email where the landlord presents me his conditions or should I ask for a tenancy agreement in written?
JA: Where is the flat located?
Customer: in London
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
File attached (4GP2643)
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
basically the landlord presented all his conditions , the amount to be paid and the guarantee in an email? In case we finalize all the steps and he did not present a written tenancy agreement yet, in case something happens, the email can be used as a legal document?

Good Afternoon

I am a Qualified Solicitor with over 20 Years of experience in the UK.
I will assist you with your query today, please confirm:-

I am reviewing the document you have sent.

What is the ideal outcome you want to achieve?

If you wish to discuss this matter over a LIVE Phone Call, I shall be delighted to talk with you in greater detail.


Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Hi Miles, thank you very much for the prompt reply. I would prefer a phone conversation. How does it work?
Can my husband call at a certain number? I would prefer you to speak with him directly. Or can you give him a call?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Better respond me here..:) Thank you

No problem - I will send you a personal offer of a Live CAlLL

I trust that is better - please accept.

Miles-Solicitor and 7 other Property Law Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Ok, send me the offer of 9 pounds again.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Sorry, Miles, could you re-send me the 9 pounds offer for the phone conversation ?

Please enter your contact number - Thanks

What is your contact number -Thanks

Please enter your contact number, by clicking "Enter contact info" - So I may Call you - Thanks

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
44 1753 68 99 29
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you, Miles.

All the Best.