Believe it or not, this is actually not a legal requirement for the existence of a written AST. An oral agreement is binding! I am so much with you when it comes to agents who charge extra for every little thing, especially when things go wrong and they know the owner is in a vulnerable position, so you have no choice but to pay by the nose. If landlords have „good tenants,“ what do they pay when they pay „administration fees“? In reality, they are paying agencies that check a bank statement to see if a standing order has been successfully transferred. Of course, a 12-year-old can do this. A residential lease usually deals with the following: If both parties are satisfied after the term, I am happy to offer a new contract of 6 or 12 months or let the rental become periodic (I prefer the periodic option, it is the more flexible). Whichever tenant they prefer, but I emphasize once again that for me it is always a long-term commitment. At the end of the period, a new fixed-term contract is often concluded or the tenants move. Alternatively, the rental can become a periodic rental. Periodic tenancys do not have a fixed end date, but continue month after month until they are terminated by the landlord or tenant. If the landlord wishes to terminate the tenancy, they must provide notice under section 21 or one of the above reasons for property notices to end the tenancy.
I experienced pretty much the same situation with the board – a complete waste of space when it comes to issues with MAS tenants and rent payments. I don`t have a problem with the tenants of the MAS, it`s the system that bores me hell – there is NO protection for the owners when everything goes up, but they want the private owners to keep the tenants of the DSS. Theoretically, this means benefiting from the „guaranteed rent“ for the next 3 years and avoiding the tedious hardening of having to find new tenants in the foreseeable future. It sounds incredible. And it would certainly be if every tenant on this planet always respected the conditions he accepted in the lease, and the guaranteed rent would not be mythical. .