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Are we liable for the landlord's re-letting charges?

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Jampot Mon 18-Aug-08 06:37:49

we've been in our rental house for 5 months now. We have found a house that suits our needs better and a quick look at current tenancy agreement appears to tell us that we are responsible for paying the landlord's reletting charges which are £250! Is this normal? and surely this should have been pointed out to us upon signing the agreement?

Upwind Mon 18-Aug-08 07:25:20

When is your lease up? If you had a six month AST it might be easier to simply give notice and move in a couple of weeks, allowing a couple of weeks'overlap.

Freckle Mon 18-Aug-08 07:34:31

Under what circumstances are you liable? What does the agreement actually say?

Jampot Mon 18-Aug-08 08:06:35

sorry ive had another look - it appears that if we vacate the property before the 6 month term is up we are then liable - sorry.

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