How to Get a Warrant of Possession When Evicting Rental Tenants

How to Evict a Tenant: Step Three: Warrant of Possession

This guide is the last of the three-step process to evicting a tenant. To get to this point, a landlord must have:

  1. served notice and waited for it to expire
  2. applied to court for a possession order and then waited until that has expired

This article explains what happens when the Possession Order expires (i.e. at the end of stage 2, and into the final stage). Continue reading “How to Get a Warrant of Possession When Evicting Rental Tenants”

How to Gain Possession and Evict a Tenant for Rent Arrears

How much rent arrears before a landlord can evict a tenant using a section 8 eviction notice?

How to Evict a Tenant: Step Two: Gain a Possession Order

This is a guide on how landlords can evict tenants who routinely fail to pay the rent or have run up large rent arrears. This is a very serious thing to do, but it’s also a clear and well-trodden process.

Lots of people want you to think that evicting a tenant is very complicated, so they can charge you money to do it for you. Continue reading “How to Gain Possession and Evict a Tenant for Rent Arrears”

Deposit Protection Schemes: a Guide to Custodial & Insured Security Deposits

How security deposits work and how to protect a tenancy deposit legally

Two Kinds of Deposit Protection Scheme

There are two kinds of scheme that landlords can use to register a rental security deposit: custodial and insured.

The main difference between them is simple. Under a custodial scheme, the money is held by the scheme provider; under an insured scheme, the landlord can keep the money in their own bank account during the tenancy.

Continue reading “Deposit Protection Schemes: a Guide to Custodial & Insured Security Deposits”

Checklist: Landlord Responsibilities When Renting Out Property

How to rent out your home with a checklist for new starter landlrods

Many DIY landlords fear that they have forgotten to do something important. So we’ve made a checklist of legal landlord responsibilities you must perform when letting a property. The checklist ensures that you can easily check whether you are fully compliant with the law.

Tick off everything on this new landlord starter checklist, and relax – you’ll have done everything you need to do when setting up a new tenancy! Continue reading “Checklist: Landlord Responsibilities When Renting Out Property”