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    #31
    enough of this spam about spam; wot about OP and his tenant who torched the place...

    It will take ages to deal with your insurance claim, presumably, and reinstatement, if the fire was as severe as you say; by which time the contractual term of the tenancy will be over. If I were you I would not devote energy to finding out if the tenancy is over etc but concentrate on getting the quotes negotiating the claim and tell your insurer that you want you claim for the rent you would have received had the tenant not been forced to relocate due to the fire; all of which is of course true. If you do not know where the erstwhile tenant has gone how can you be expected to send on her fire damaged goods? If you had contents insurance the insurers will have a special squad who will sort through what is irretrievably smoke damaged and what can be professionally cleaned and return those items to you months later swaddled in plastic all nicely done up in cardboard boxes which you can more readily store in the loft. If you had no contents insurance and no way of contacting the dear lady then I cant see how you can make an approach

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      #32
      Thank you for withdrawing your suggestion that I might be a letting agent Mr Soloman - I needed a long lie down in a dark room and several glasses of wine to recover, but your apologies are accepted.
      One man's spam is clearly another man's legitimate advertising.
      Let us agree to differ on this one (as mature adults and most certainly not letting agents)
      Unshackled by the chains of idle vanity, A modest manatee, that's me

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