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    Tenancy Surrender

    Good afternoon everyone
    Which form should be filled in to surrender a tenancy?
    My tenant is threatening to file a dis-repair claim.
    He said if i give him £800 he's willing to leave his tenancy and go in peace.
    Rather than risk the threat of a hearing/ costs/ hassle/ time, i prefer to pay him to leave.
    But i want to get it done properly, so he doesn't have a right to return to the property.
    The usual route is the accelerated possession route.
    I've never been through the surrender process.
    Can someone explain to me this process?
    Many thanks.





    #2
    There isn't a standard form. It should be done in the form of a deed. There is has been discussion on such deeds within the last 24 hours.

    Basically the tenant signs a deed surrendering the possession, and has the signature witnessed, and you do the same, but you are advised not to sign until they are outside the property and you have the keys.

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      #3
      There’s a sticky Thread on the subject.
      When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
      Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).

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