Once a tenant has been evicted or otherwise moved on to a new property, it is not unheard of for them to leave personal possessions. In most cases, these items are of no significant value, therefore as a landlord you may want to just throw the belongings in the bin. However, this is not advised […]
Archive | Tenant Eviction
How to Evict a Tenant Without a Tenancy Agreement
When renting out a property, a written tenancy agreement should be constructed in order to set out all rights and obligations of both tenant and landlord. However, it is a common issue for landlords to find themselves without a tenancy agreement especially for a short-hold tenancy. Whether this be from one party not signing the […]
Can a Tenant become a Squatter?
A squatter is a person who settles in or occupies a property with no legal claim to the premises. However, there is a difference between Residential and Commercial Squatters. The question of can a tenant become a squatter is one asked by most landlords. Here we will explore this possibility and the legal proceedings of […]
How to Choose an Enforcement Service to Resolve your Matter
An unconsidered choice may lead to delays, during which your situation may take an unexpected turn, leading to further expense.
Common Law Notice vs. Writ of Possession: What’s the Difference?
There are two types of notices: a formal law notice and a writ of possession. This blog post will discuss the difference between these two types of notices and help you determine which one is best applicable to your situation.
Can I Evict a Tenant for Antisocial Behaviour?
Nearly one in five households in England live in the private rented sector, with 17% of the total living in the social rented sector. Only 65% of people in the UK housing market own and occupy their homes. That’s a staggering number of people renting their homes from others, whether they are private landlords or part of […]
Will the Government Scrap Section 21 and What Could This Mean for Landlords?
In spite of the uncertain future of covid-related legislation, 2022 will certainly bring major legal changes to the private rented sector in England and Wales. So we ask, will the government scrap Section 21 this year, and what could this mean?
Who Pays the Court Costs for Tenant Evictions?
Evicting tenants through the official legal procedure inevitably takes some money and research. Regretfully, for many landlords, court time and fees are necessary. But what are those court costs likely to amount to? And who is responsible for paying the legal fees for evictions?
How Much Notice Should You Give a Tenant to End a Tenancy in the UK?
If you’re a landlord, it’s essential to learn the law on terminating tenancies in the UK. It’s critical to understand the current legislation for giving notice for an eviction if you want your renter to leave your UK property. Read on to find out what’s permitted when it comes to how much notice you should […]
How to Evict a Tenant Without Going to Court
Whilst never the ideal outcome when renting out your property, part of the job includes dealing with problem tenants. For a range of reasons, you may find yourself in the situation of requiring an eviction. When this occurs, the process can be complex, and in some cases will result in lengthy court cases. It’s understandable […]