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What does AST stand for?

AST stands for Assured Shorthold Tenancy (UK)

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ats is currently let on Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement at PS500 per calendar month (PS6000 per annum).
If you were to grant a 12 month assured shorthold tenancy the tenant would be entitled to 'hold over' beyond the 12 month period in the event of both parties being happy for the tenant to remain.
A private, gated courtyard leads to a one-bedroom cottage, at present let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement, with the addition of The Bothy, renovated to create a guest annex with the potential to accommodate holiday lets, a home office or professional studio.
There are different types of tenancies such as assured shorthold, assured and regulated or protected - but most landlords favour an assured shorthold tenancy because it entitles them to take back the property after six months.