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    #46
    Hi everyone,

    I'm pleased to say we've agreed terms and the deposit payout is complete. We wound up with the majority.

    This has been a very long and draining process. I want to thank everyone for their advice along the way.

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      #47
      IMO, pet urine penetrating floorboards is not accepted FW&T, but T damage, with implication for health of future Ts

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        #48
        I really doubt that in this case there was an issue - the landlord was clearly trying it on. They have now got a more than fair settlement - because they were not entitled to anything..

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