Whether you want to serve a notice of intended court action or you already have a county court judgement against the debtor, if you do not know the debtor’s whereabouts, this information must first be obtained.

When carrying out a trace, there is no guarantee of a successful result, if you are tracing a debtor who had recently been evicted from a residential property you can substantially increase the chance of a successful trace by waiting at least 6 weeks from the date the debtor was evicted. Our fee is £80 per trace (1 trace is needed per debtor).

What is Debtor Tracing?

Debtor tracing services aim to locate tenants who owe a debt and they may be able to ensure the debt collection process can be initiated. There are reasons to need to trace a debtor but the most common is where landlords lack a forwarding address for their ex-tenant. 

Most tracing companies are effective and quick to find up to date information about the debtor. Most tracing companies have access to very reliable location and information software tools. So that they can find the debtor faster, saving you time and stress.

How does debtor tracing works

Debtor tracing companies work by extracting data from internal and external sources. This data provides them with the tenant’s recent credit activity and links them to any address and telephone that they may be using.

The database can provide them with a full financial profile and credit activity without ever leaving an electronic footprint.

These debtor tracing services in an ethical manner and all systems use only GDPR compliant techniques to find individuals legitimately.

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