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Residential eviction webinar Q & A part 2

08 February, 20180 Comments
We also bring the answers to your questions from our successful November 2017 residential eviction webinar Q&A part 2. If you cannot recover any money and I want her to go bankrupt who pays for this? Do I have to pay, or does she do this on her own accord? If you wish to make the
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Residential eviction webinar Q & A part 1

19 January, 20180 Comments
Our residential eviction webinar in November was a great success, we’d like to thank everyone who attended. We bring you the answers to your questions in our webinar Q&A part one. A tenant left my property and owes approximately £4,000 and I have been to court. If I ask you to go ahead in recovering
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High Court enforcement and charging orders

21 November, 20170 Comments
When the judgment debtor’s only asset is their house, the creditor has the option of taking out a charging order on the debtor’s property to secure the judgment debt. Charging orders This will mean that, when the house is sold, the creditor will be paid, providing there is enough money left after other charges that
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CRAR – COMMERCIAL RENT ARREARS RECOVERY

24 April, 20170 Comments
CRAR was introduced as part of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 Part 3 and the Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2013, both of which came into effect in April 2014. Whilst this did add some constraints that were not in place under the previous Common Law regime of distress for rent, CRAR remains
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Eviction of trespassers – hazards and health and safety

23 January, 20170 Comments
We recently covered the use of the High Court writ of possession to remove trespassers (“persons unknown”). In this article, we look at the actual eviction – the preparation and the execution of the writ. Trespassers may include squatters on commercial property or land (squatting in residential property was made a criminal offence in September 2012), travellers
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Writs of possession to evict persons unknown

28 November, 20160 Comments
A High Court writ of possession instructs the High Court Enforcement Officer (HCEO) to remove the persons from the land or property in question. A writ of possession may be against trespassers on land or in commercial property – squatters, activists or travellers for example – or tenants in residential or commercial property. This article
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Eviction of residential tenants Q&A – Part two

21 November, 20160 Comments
Our thanks to all those who attended our webinar in October. We had several questions from participants and bring you the second round of answers to these in part two of our Q&A. You can find part one here. If you have any other questions about evicting tenants under section 42 (s42) of the County
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Court rules landlords not responsible for paying council tax

18 November, 20160 Comments
Landlords have welcomed an Appeal Court ruling that buy-to-let landlords are not responsible for paying the council tax on a property after a tenant has moved out before a tenancy agreement has expired. The appeal was brought by Leeds City Council, which demanded that council tax be paid by a landlord for five properties for periods
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A faster tenant eviction option for private landlords

05 October, 20160 Comments
Private landlords may be justified in feeling pressured from all sides – losing buy-to-let mortgage tax relief, the additional 3% stamp duty, licensing fees being introduced by many local authorities, not to mention the lengthy delays surrounding the eviction of tenants. The principal reason why tenants are evicted is non-payment of rent, yet another financial
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