Evicting a Tenant Could Give You a Criminal Record

Abide by Eviction Rules or Go to Jail without Passing Go Are you thinking about evicting a tenant? In the UK there are strict proceedings for starting the eviction process. Not following the rules as a landlord can land you in big trouble, with huge legal costs and even a criminal record. In this article, [...]

Section 21 is on the ropes but there will still be ways to evict tenants

Why more crackpot policy should not concern buy-to-let investors The government has put Section 21 in the dock. It is pulling no punches in its attempts to abolish no-fault repossession. Like an outclassed boxer, Section 21 is on the ropes. Soon, the rope will be round its neck. But does this mean that a landlord’s [...]

Your tenant is in rental arrears – can you change the locks?

To take possession from a nightmare tenant, you must follow the law. Every now and then we need to serve a Section 21 Notice on a tenant to gain vacant possession of a landlord’s property. It’s not often, but with more than 1,200 properties under management nationwide it does happen occasionally. We were recently asked [...]