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    • donnalou
    • By donnalou 6th Sep 17, 9:35 PM
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    Moving out of rented accommadation
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    • 6th Sep 17, 9:35 PM
    Moving out of rented accommadation 6th Sep 17 at 9:35 PM
    Hi There,

    I'm in rented accommodation with a large garden. The garden has been really well looked after and we have also put down paving areas, for sheds, seating areas etc. My question is when we move should we remove the slabs and returf/ grass etc or leave them and if we leave them will money be take out of our deposit to put it back to how it was? I deal directly with my Landlord who has always been great, but they do pay an agency a finders fee and to do a complete detailed inspection of the property for new tenants.

    Any advice would be appreciated

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    • G_M
    • By G_M 6th Sep 17, 9:43 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 9:43 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 9:43 PM
    What did your landlord say when you asked permission to put down the slabs etc? Did you get his agreement in writing?

    I'm guessing you did nither, so, why not ask him now? He may want you to remove the slabs, or he may agree you can leave them. No one here can predict his response.
    • Dorian1958
    • By Dorian1958 6th Sep 17, 9:48 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 9:48 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 9:48 PM
    Technically speaking you should reinstate as before. However, you appear to have made an improvement (in your opinion) so as you get on well with and are able to deal directly with the landlord, then go and discuss with them. The agency works for the landlord and the LL can tell them what has been agreed.
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