Many people especially those who are new in United Kingdom or London doesn’t know much about the tenancy agreement, we will talk about it.
Room share London or house share London comes together with a tenancy agreement (if you are a tenant) and living in a house without it can be a real problem for you. The chance of having a problem in absence of it is a big one because this tenancy agreement is the one that give you rights and liabilities to your landlord.
So, this tenancy agreement is done in case of room share London or house share London/ you want to rent rooms in London. This written document concerns a tenant and a landlord. This act represent your leasing arrangement and it presents how much you will stay in tenancy (usually is written the minimum of months), how much you have to pay for your rented house/room, what you have to do in the house (duties), your deposit value, which are your rights and your landlords’ liabilities and when he can come to visit you.
Do not accept a tenancy if your landlord doesn’t give you this tenancy agreement or if doesn’t accept to make one!
Additionally, if the landlord wants to write the house rules to be sure that you respect them, he has this right. Here are some examples: he can write if you can bring pets in his house or not, if you can bring visitors in the house or if you are allowed to smoke in the house or not. Also, in this agreement must be written how your tenancy can end, your landlords’ name and address and the address of the property you rented.
If you do not agree with some terms, don’t sign the document! Your landlord doesn’t have the right to be unfair and write in the document that he can come in the house when he wants or to say that you will accept changes to the original agreement.
You can have two types of tenancy: fixed-term or periodic. Depending on what type of tenancy you have, you can end your tenancy agreement. If it is fixed-term it is hard to finish the agreement before the date written in the document. If you really need to leave, you can do it but you have to pay the rent for the months/weeks you don’t live in the house.
If it is periodic, you can easy end your tenancy agreement because you have to wait just a little time till you can leave.
For legally end the agreement you have to sign an act together with your landlord. You both have to agree for this.
To do Room share London or House share London are the most popular in London but make sure that you find a good landlord. Be aware of fake adverts or landlords and do not let them to scam you. If you do not sign this tenancy agreement do not live in his house! If you do, he can make what he wants, when he wants.