Letting agent demanded £600 just to go away

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File photo dated 22/01/2014 of a general view of residential houses and flats, as confidence in the housing market is growing, assisted by Government-backed initiatives such as Help to Buy, according to newly published research. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday January 27, 2014. The scheme is particularly popular with young people, the study found. See PA story ECONOMY Housing. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
File photo dated 22/01/2014 of a general view of residential houses and flats, as confidence in the housing market is growing, assisted by Government-backed initiatives such as Help to Buy, according to newly published research. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday January 27, 2014. The scheme is particularly popular with young people, the study found. See PA story ECONOMY Housing. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%They lied to us. They misled us. They abused our tenants. But when we wanted to leave them, the letting agent wanted £600...

We've been accidental landlords for more than a year now. It started when our increasing family outgrew our house, but negative equity and a stagnant housing market meant we simply couldn't sell it.