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Hi, please feel free to send me the wording of the clause. Andrew
Thanks. I assume the property is fully furnished by the Landlord?
I must say the clause in question does indeed appear to be strange and not very clear. The wording starts by saying that you will not remove any of the Landlord's fixtures and fittings which is fair enough and it may be that the rest of the clause is saying that you should not remove such fixtures and fittings and replace them with your own fixtures and fittings, which again is fair enough (so, this prevents you from removing the shelves/kitchen units for example and replacing them with your own). However, the clause does clearly state you will need the Landlord's consent to bring in any equipment or effects which would include any stand alone items such as lamps/tables. I would therefore advise that you ask the Agent to remove this section from the Agreement and it would be reasonable for you to ask for this as every Tenant has to bring some personal items with them!
Does this help? Andrew
Hi, this additional clause does state that you will be responsible for any damage caused to any fixtures unless it is caused by fire which does indeed imply that the Landlord will be insuring the Building and its contents. Again, please just check with the Agent but I have never known a Tenancy Agreement which states that it is the Tenant's responsibility to insure the Landlord fixtures/contents.
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Kind Regards Andrew
Cheers! Sadly, the Agents will be looking after the Landlord's interests and some have little time for the Tenant.
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