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    Hi all,

    So successful possession order obtained

    Tenant is still in the property after possession date which was Wednesday

    Has offered to leave and return the keys next week.

    Anything I need to bear in mind at all? Guessing agency would require him to signed something saying hes given back the keys

    I'd rather this route than wait a while for bailiffs

    He could of course be lying to drag it out a bit longer.


      Book the bailiffs... If he goes you can always cancel them.


        S*d what the agency want, I'm assuming you are landlord- so you tell agent what to do, not the other way round.: Inform tenant you will give him a signed-by-both-of-you surrender deed document AFTER he has exited property, all his stuff gone, keys returned, to you. Then change locks.

        But agreed, book bailiffs..
        I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...



          Sorry all

          Forgot to mention we booked the bailiffs yesterday.

          So we'll cancel them if he does go

          Thanks All!!


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