OrangeOak

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Saturday 5th September 2020


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 2

OrangeOak

11:30 AM, 23rd December 2021, About a month ago

£4,000 Legal Claim for Damages - Advice Please

I had this once before with tenants who were chancing it through a NWNF solicitor. Only if you're confident that you're not at fault - play them at their own game.

The key is to respond with the absolute minimum information as NWNF solicitors are looking for a quick win and don't want to have to keep engaging.

First letter - ask for details of the claim.

If they respond, ask for further details.

If they respond again - ask for evidence.

Then ask for clarification/more evidence.

Then refute the evidence (don't provide counter evidence but advise you have evidence).

Then advise you do not recognise the claim but if action is pursued, you will submit a counterclaim - but provide limited/no details.

Ultimately only a court can award damages.

Good luck.... Read More

OrangeOak

15:59 PM, 2nd October 2020, About A year ago

Allow Landlords to evict tenants where there are 14 days rent arrears

We (good) landlords are already tarnished by the greedy, lazy and irresponsible landlords - and campaigns like this do nothing to help that.
I wholeheartedly disagree with the current 6 months' notice for accumulated rent arrears but 14 days is not the answer. If you want a parliamentary debate, your demands need to be realistic.
I am now considering my association with this website - these views are almost as extreme as some of those from Shelter!... Read More