15:16 PM, 15th November 2022, About 2 weeks ago 39
Hello, We have an awkward freeloader who’s stopped paying. If it takes 6-12 months to evict him we will have a lot of unpaid rent (Yes, we can sue, but CCJ’s may go nowhere with a “paper” debtor), plus legal/court fees, plus whatever state he leaves our property in.
It might be worth considering paying him to just go.
Has anyone got experience of having done that?
What are the rights and wrongs, the pros and cons, how do we arrive at a sum, and how might it work – we can’t pay till he’s physically out, would it be a transaction between solicitors?
If he stands to “gain” by a long rent free period I guess it would be a few £thousand.
It sticks in the craw but it’s got to be worth considering.
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