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    End of tenancy questions

    My tenant is shortly to leave.....but has raised a couple of questions

    1/ they haven't paid the last prorate rent due which is now a week late, is it assumed this is taken from the original deposit ? If not as a landlord is there anything i can do about this?

    2/ the tenant has still to agree the checkout date, if they leave without doing this where do i stand as a landlord if any damage is noted ?

    any help appreciated

    The deposit is not for the last months rent, so you should formally write to the T and demand it.

    How do you know the T is going to leave, you would have had to accept the ending of the tenancy, and you and the T should have agreed at that point when it was due to end.


      Again please complete & paste https://forums.landlordzone.co.uk/fo...ll-new-posters


        I should make it clear . The agent told me that tenant has the right to choose any date and time to check out and do inventory. So everyday is waiting for the final formation from the tenant. I don't feel right since there is lack of communication and he ignored all the messages we sent to him including the agent. So what time will the inventory company do their job is still uncertain. Just wondering what is the rule ? Can't landlord make decision when the check out start at leaving day?


          Originally posted by streetwize View Post
          The agent told me that tenant has the right to choose any date and time to check out and do inventory.
          This seems strange to me and the agent may not be acting in your interests.

          How, exactly, has it been determined that your "tenant is shortly to leave"?
          I can think of the following:
          1. tenant has given notice to quit which is valid and legally binding;
          2. tenant has given notice to quit which has been accepted in writing by your agent and so is legally binding;
          3. you have a court order for possession;
          4. your agent has agreed that tenant can surrender the tenancy at a date yet to be agreed.
          • advise on how it has been determined that your "tenant is shortly to leave".
          • comply with the request in post #3.


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