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    So I had my accommodation sorted, but just yesterday the uni contacted me to say there was student halls accommodation available for me, and it was 4 grand cheaper than current accommodation. I haven't signed any contracts or anything but is it ok to ditch my previously booked accommodation a few days before i was due to move in.

    Any guidance will be appreciated.
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    So I had my accommodation sorted, but just yesterday the uni contacted me to say there was student halls accommodation available for me, and it was 4 grand cheaper than current accommodation. I haven't signed any contracts or anything but is it ok to ditch my previously booked accommodation a few days before i was due to move in.

    Any guidance will be appreciated.
    If you haven't actually signed a contract or accepted any terms and conditions then you should be ok to just ditch the previously booked accomodation, however do double check.
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    Ah ok thanks, i just feel really bad that now the landlord has to find another tenant.
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    (Original post by nubbers)
    Ah ok thanks, i just feel really bad that now the landlord has to find another tenant.
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    Ah ok thanks, i just feel really bad that now the landlord has to find another tenant.
    just be very careful and make sure yo don't end up tied into two contracts... if you haven't signed anything you should be okay

    you will lose your deposit/fees though

    don't feel bad for the landlord, if you hadn't signed a contract that's their fault for not pressing you to do so
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    If you haven't signed any contracts yet it's fine. But you will lose the deposit or any payments you've made. You can try looking for someone to take your place. In which case, if your landlord agrees, they take your place and pay you the deposit back.
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    I'm in a bit of a similar situation, but I have actually moved in to a room.
    I moved into a student house share only a few days ago, but haven't signed a contract or paid anything at all. My guarantor has however signed their contract (unsure if this is valid without my signature on the contract?).

    Again, I have now been offered student accommodation.

    Would I still be able to back out now??

    Thanks
 
 
 
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