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A Guide to Selling a Property with Tenants in Place

24 February, 20160 Comments
Selling a house can be a stressful time and if you have tenants living in your property then things can get much more complicated. It doesn’t have to be, Howells Solicitors is here to help. Here are a few things you should consider when selling a property with
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Islington council’s pigeon gate

19 February, 20160 Comments
A north London council has issued an official apology after warning tenants that they could face eviction if caught feeding pigeons. Last week Islington council sent a letter to its tenants on the Palmers Estate in Archway warning that a “professional witness” had been appointed to identify culprits who are feeding birds, contributing to a
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Evictions at all time high

Accelerated possessions at an all-time high

17 February, 20160 Comments
The latest figures from the Ministry of Justice show that evictions last year reached a record high of 42,728. Overall possession claims fell during the year to 148,043, however the number of accelerated possession cases continued their upward trend reaching 37,663 in 2015, up 4.5% on 2014 and up 10.5% on 2013. According to the
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NLA -Councils telling tenants to wait for bailiffs before moving out

29 January, 20160 Comments
According to new findings from a survey of 950 tenants by the NLA; an alarming number of private tenants are being told by their local council to ignore eviction notices served by their landlords – and to wait for bailiffs to turn up before moving out – in order to qualify for rehousing support. The
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Compensation for evicted tenants?

29 January, 20160 Comments
The campaign group Generation Rent is now calling for tenants who have been served notice to leave a property to be compensated by landlords. Results from a survey carried out by BMG Research found that 27% of current and past private tenants had been evicted by a landlord who wanted to sell, refurbish or change
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Remember remember 5th November 2015 – keep London properties secure!

03 November, 20150 Comments
‘The Million Mask March’, the world’s largest protest by the most influential group in the world – apparently. That’s how “hacktivists” Anonymous have not-so-modestly positioned their campaign anyway! Anonymous Anonymous is a self-styled international network of “hacktivists” and anti-establishment protesters, who, according to the Telegraph, are linked to cyber-attacks against governments and corporations. They are
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