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    Evicting Tenants

    Apologies Sorry Dazz and everyone else. I did update my thread (the one mentioned by Dazz on page 1: http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52940 ), but only a few months later. Tomorrow we try to return to court to retrieve the bond and rent.
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    HELP - Tenant taking me to tribunal (Perth)

    Outcome I know this was a long time ago, but please could you tell me the outcome of the court case?
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    Tenants to be evicted

    Ok scrap the advice about new tenants, just been reading other threads that suggest 2 weeks before Christmas to second week in January are dead but otherwise summer is chaotic.
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    Tenants to be evicted

    My little piece of advice from our own horrid experience earlier this year : http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?p=578469#post578469 is to start the paperwork for eviction as SOON as they don't pay, as then the ball is rolling if they still mess around. It will still take 4-6...
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    Eviction/bailiff advice/experience

    I told the rest of the story to date here: http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?p=578469#post578469
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    Help! Advice needed regarding eviction and rental arrears

    Oh, at the eviction, we changed the lock ourselves and put a deadlock on the back door (as the handle was now broken anyway). In hindsight I sould have asked for the keys as we still have the lock and the next time a tenant does this on another property I could just put this lock on instead of...
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    Help! Advice needed regarding eviction and rental arrears

    Sorry TPFKAD and all You're absolutely correct. Once the emotional stuff had settled and it was rerented, we calmed down and as usual the rest of life took over. It was tax time - that always takes me ages to work out (and I needed to work this out before embarking on the court case), and...
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    Good Perth contacts for between tenants

    Ok, I'm really confused. So it's not deoderant I am to use but repellant? Mosquito repellent? Is it a spray?
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    Recommended Tradies and Other Useful Contacts

    Does anyone have the names of any contacts in perth for: cleaning carpet laying carpet cleaning plumber window glass repairs Thanks
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    Good Perth contacts for between tenants

    Thanks Wylie, good idea. The agent's didn't get mad though, at you just ringing to ask whom they use?
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    Help! Advice needed regarding eviction and rental arrears

    No, there is another cleaner, much newer looking fridge.
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    Good Perth contacts for between tenants

    Thanks I shall definitly try the deoderant. Do you just mean the spray? Do you spray it on and then scrub? Well, that's what I'll try.
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    Help! Advice needed regarding eviction and rental arrears

    Neighbours told me they just use the stuff, chuck it out and then order a new lot of clothes/furniture/toys from a charity. There were 4 lounge suites around that I could see and count.
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    Help! Advice needed regarding eviction and rental arrears

    Found a letter on the kitchen counter saying the 14 yr old was due to appear in court yesterday. They should just have a standing weekly hearing with the family. Neighbours rang truancy people about the kids and they were told the family was already being tracked due to the terrorisation...
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