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    Having been down the court route and the tenant not answering anything now left with rent arrears court costs and the house from hell I am fed up of being told let it go.On top of that tenant told local council left my property so they stopped rent and dont believe me that tenant was still in property.tenant has moved on to a new landlord who cannot have checked them out and it will all start again.I feel something has to be done or word will get round I dont do anything.Spoke to a debt collection agency for a fee and % of debt they will collect.anybody done this or advice please.

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    Make sure that judgement is entered if you claimed for rent as a debt, as this will make life very difficult for your ex-tenant if they want a loan or credit. Unfortunately in all probablility it won't get your money back
    The advice I give should not be construed as a definitive answer, and is without prejudice or liability. You are advised to consult a specialist solicitor or other person of equal legal standing.

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      #3
      If you have obtained a county court judgment, you can enforce the judgment yourself - a debt collector won't do anything extra to what you can DIY. See this link for various enforcement methods.

      Did you also obtain a possession order?

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