What are the differences between using an IPO, a Court Order, and Common Law to evict squatters?

If you are currently dealing with squatters occupying your commercial premises, then it is likely that you want to evict them quickly and legally so that you can regain possession of your premises. Familiarising yourself with the different procedures that can be used to get squatters to leave your property means that you can use […]

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What is a peaceful possession procedure?

Landlords who discover trespasser or squatters on their premises will want to have them removed quickly and legally to avoid potential damage to their premises. Using a certificated enforcement officer to assist in evicting squatters from your commercial premises means that individuals can be removed from the premises without having to have a court order. […]

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Steps to cover before you call us in to help with repossessions

Before instructing an enforcement agent to help with repossessions, those owed money should take the following steps to ensure that debt can be successfully recovered through repossessions of goods. 1. Establishing how much is owed and documenting contact Establishing the sum of money owed by the debtor, and the dates when the amounts should have […]

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Does CRAR affect residential landlords?

The introduction of CRAR procedures in 2014 has meant that some landlords have to deal with recovering outstanding rent differently. The change in procedure means that landlords can no longer use the landlords’ right of distress against their commercial tenants who have failed to make rental payments. Does it affect residential landlords? Landlords who do […]

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How outsourcing helps make dealing with land repossession easier

Using a certificated enforcement agency to reclaim possession of your land and evict illegal occupants is an efficient and easy way for landowners to successfully deal with land repossession. Those who decide to use an enforcement agency and ‘outsource’ benefit from a quick and professional service. Quick Repossessions Upon discovery of land being illegally occupied, […]

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Do I have to go to court to retrieve rent arrears?

If you are a commercial landlord who is struggling with tenants who have not paid their rent, then you are likely to be looking at the steps you need to take to recover monies owed to you. Using the CRAR (Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery) process to retrieve outstanding rent means that you don’t have to […]

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Do squatter’s rights still exist?

Finding out that squatters are occupying your property is never an ideal situation for landlords or property owners and can even be a distressing experience. One concern for landlords who discover squatters on their premises is whether they have a legal right to be there, and what that means in regards to evicting them. Do […]

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