Shelter’s Income and expenditure figures highlighted13:57 PM, 4th February 2019
About 2 weeks ago 35
11:45 AM, 1st August 2014
About 5 years ago
It was silly I know, to do informal business with a personal connection, but here is the story:
My wife’s flat became available for rent, (previously rented to a friend for 5 years with no hassle at all).
She put it on Facebook and 5 people immediately replied. She narrowed it down to 1 person, agreed everything, redecorate the flat to this person’s specification, put new carpets, foregoed the opportunity to get work paid for by insurance in order to expedite the decoration – and the tenant PULLED OUT less than a week before she was due to move in, because she had found someone else.
Now we have a problem – we cannot find anyone else at the moment (probably the time of year). We need the monthly rental income. We are now have to put all the bills in our name including council tax etc .
The tenant agreed to pay a months rent to make up for it, but then said that she couldn’t, so reneged on that too.
Does anyone have any advice? Could we take her to small claims? There was no contract signed, and most of the communication was done by my wife, on text. There is plenty of intention on the tenants part and commitment to renting.
Can anyone help?
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