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How to choose the best tenant for your rental?

Having a residential property is one thing, finding the right tenants is another altogether. As a landlord, you must have given a thought to how to choose the right tenants for your rental property. While the thought of earning a renta income from your property is an enticing one, some tenants have the potential to […]

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Forfeiting a Commercial Lease

The rules for forfeiting a commercial lease were amended last year to protect businesses that were badly affected or forced to close during the Covid 19 crisis. With these restrictions likely to remain in place at least until March 2022, you should be aware of your current rights as a landlord when it comes to ending the leases on commercial properties.  What […]

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Commercial Tenant Eviction in the UK

As a landlord, getting the right tenant is always tricky. This can be even harder with commercial properties as these are used for business and rely on the business succeeding. While you always hope for the best, sometimes there are situations where you need to consider commercial tenant eviction. So if this is you, let’s take a look […]

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Can I evict a tenant myself?

As a landlord, one of the biggest issues you will face is if a tenant stops paying their rent but is still occupying the property.  It’s the nightmare situation that can be stressful and frustrating as well as expensive – after all, mortgages and other bills still need to be paid. A common question from landlords […]

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A guide to CRAR (Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery)

Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) is a process that was introduced on April 6th, 2014 to replace Distress for Rent. It means that landlords can recover rent without needing to go to court, (this can only be done by using certificated enforcement agents). What is CRAR for? CRAR is a procedure that only applies to […]

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How long is a CCJ enforceable for?

A CCJ – or County Court Judgement – is a stage of debt recovery that means a court has been contacted and is now responsible for dealing with the debtor. If you are owed money and cannot recover the debt, a CCJ can be an extremely helpful tool in recovering that money. Debtors cannot ignore […]

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