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My tenant says she is not in rent arrears. Tenant AST was from 19/03/2012 to 18/03/2013. I service section 21 notice but tenant ignored the notice. Please see the email below what tenant sent to me today.
Tenant owe me from 20/03/2013 to 19/04/2013 I am correct?
This is my
RENT DATE TOTAL
19/03/2012 – 19/04/2012 £1000.00 20/04/2012 – 19/05/2012 £1000.00 20/05/2012 – 19/06/2012 £1000.00 20/06/2012 – 19/07/2012 £1000.00 20/07/2012 – 19/08/2012 £1000.00 20/08/2012 - 19/09/2012 £1000.00 20/09/2012 – 19/10/2012 £1000.00 20/10/2012 - 19/11/2012 £1000.00 20/11/2012 – 19/12/2012 £1000.00 20/12/2012 - 19/01/2013 £1000.00 20/01/2013 – 19/02/2013 £1000.00 20/02/2013 - 19/03/2013 £1000.00 20/03/2013 – 19/04/2013 NOT PAID - OVERDUE £1000.00
Tenant is in arrears from my transaction?
they paid 19/03/2012 £1000.00 and 19/03/2013 £1000.00. What about the 20/03/2013 to 19/04/2013 no money?
They have not paid no rent for 19/04/2013
No the rent in advance was on the 19/03/2012 £1000.00. Look at my transaction they own me from the 20/03/2013 to 19/04/2013.
That 19/03/2013 £1000.00 was from 20/0/2/2013 to 19/03/2013 that would have been her last rent money if she has left my property on the 18/03/2013.Tenant stay on so tenant should have paid from 20/03/2013 to 19/04/2013 do you understand now?
She has not paid me another £1000.00 in March.
OK, can you look at my Transaction i just sent you, it that correct how it works?
Yes, is that how the rent works from the 19/03/2012 to 18/03/2013?
I have sent all my bank statement to the council to make sure that I am correct, but I think I am right i have not received another £1000.00 from the tenant.
The think is the tenant partner damaged my front door so the rent arrears is not going to be enough. I will have to take the guarantors for the arrears.
Also the tenant sent me this email today saying.
If you continue to still send letters, emails, text messages to myself and guarantors claiming i am in arrears when i am most definitely not and threatening court proceedings, then you can go ahead i have all the proof that you have received all the rent money in full. This is now borderline harassment from yourself. What I am going to tell her now? I can't tell her she is in arrears?
It sound that the tenant is threat me. I thought taking the guarantors to court for rent arrears?
Can I do all in one claim for damaged and arrears if tenant disagree?
Yes, I have face 5 court hearing. I did not know that I can do two things in one claim form. Is it ok if i tell the tenant that she will receive a letter from the council?
I have wrote a letter to the council to inform them, that the tenant is in a month rent arrears and also sent them my bank statement, so it won't happen to other landlord. So if I get the letter from the council then she can't bully me anymore.
Thank you for your help.
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