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    #31
    Hello,
    well the phonecalls and texts wouldn't stop. So we drove and posted the keys to the original agent who wrote up the agreement, sent a message to LL telling them where the keys were and everything has gone quiet.
    A rubbish container we put outside the property for collection on the 30th (plastic type shed box thing) has vanished, neighbours inform us LL was seen putting it into his van late at night on the 29th... so during the mad texting/calling.

    Anyway, we are happy as larks and hopefully the old goat will keep quiet and we can now live our lives in peace, without mold and with a working stove! lol

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      #32
      While you're laughing out loud, spare a thought for his next victim! If you have any civic responsibility you will sue this LL for non-protection of your deposit. If you don't want the money or the hassle just get a no-win, no-fee lawyer to do it and they will end up with most of the funds, but at least this landlord will get a dose of reality

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        #33
        +1

        This landlord needs to learn how to do things right: Sue him!
        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...

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          #34
          I may just do the now win no fee thing..

          Perhaps a LBA might push him into returning my deposit but I think because I left without paying October rent I have shot my foot off with that one.

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            #35
            He could counterclaim for that rental period to offset any penalty but you'd probably still be awarded something.

            Of course if you hire solicitors it'd eat into that award fairly quickly...

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