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  1. You cannot simply hand your tenant 28 days notice...

    You cannot simply hand your tenant 28 days notice - sorry. You have been reading up on the subject so I suspect you already know that. You need to serve your notices either Recorded Delivery or via...
  2. I sourced a Tenants notice to vacate form online...

    I sourced a Tenants notice to vacate form online from LPA many moons ago that I always include in the lease pack. I ask them to complete and give to me in the event that they decide they want to...
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    Sorry, can't help with your question as I know...

    Sorry, can't help with your question as I know nothing about leasehold properties, however, I'm intrigued. If you still have around 58 years left on the lease why is there such a desperation to...
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    Yes, you can take them to court without an...

    Yes, you can take them to court without an address and I would love it if folks would follow through with court action more often.

    One of the most frustrating parts of my work is dealing with...
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    Not liable, I guess would be the quick answer to...

    Not liable, I guess would be the quick answer to your quick question. Yes, agents normally either contact referees to check tenants out or subcontract that work to any agency who does.

    You're...
  6. I tend to agree with Artful, let the tenant...

    I tend to agree with Artful, let the tenant vacate on his preferred date. I appreciate that you will have lost income you expected to gain for a few weeks but given the situation you have described,...
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    Thanks Artful - that's what I needed to know. ...

    Thanks Artful - that's what I needed to know.

    "These questions are asked not to bore the socks off you but to ensure that all i's are dotted and t's crossed. From your post count you have...
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    NTQ under Ground 8

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    I understand that if I serve notice under Ground 8 I only need give my tenant 2 weeks notice, is that correct?
    Assuming it is, if the tenant hasn't moved out at the end of the two week...
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    I believe you can do either, however, you may...

    I believe you can do either, however, you may want to consider a joint tenancy as then either party would be liable for full rent should the other one decide to leave. If you sign them up on two...
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    But surely the letting agent needs to be...

    But surely the letting agent needs to be registered in their own right and there needs to be an associated registered record of the properties for which they deem themselves responsible. Is that not...
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    I've developed quite a comprehensive set of End...

    I've developed quite a comprehensive set of End of Tenancy notes that I give to the tenant at what I term a "pre-inspection" meeting, arranged as soon as is practical following notice being given...
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    Neighbour issue - advice appreciated

    The downstairs neighbour of one of my tenants is demanding that I make my flat a non-smoking only property. That would be fine by me as I'm a non-smoker myself and my current tenant is also a...
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    I would suggest the first thing to do is find the...

    I would suggest the first thing to do is find the "8 weeks in arrears" form from the Housing Benefit section of your local Council's website, or phone them up and ask them to email you one. Fill it...
  14. Are you raising a scenario whereby orginal paper...

    Are you raising a scenario whereby orginal paper documents have been signed and then subsequently scanned to storage? If this is the case then I would think the Sheriff will accept them. They...
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    Resident Landlord question

    Our new Graduate Trainee is living in a house with a resident landlord. He currently rents out three of the rooms in his house and is renovating a fourth. He is not a registered landlord. Does he...
  16. Thread: Discrimination?

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    Discrimination?

    Is advertising for non-smoking tenants an act of discrimination? Advice and opinions welcome.
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    I agree with artfullodger. I think it is always...

    I agree with artfullodger. I think it is always worth pursuing defaulters. The costs have gone up a little I think (to something like £60), but the procedure is very simple and whilst it's a bit...
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    How would one go about tracing an ex-tenant if no...

    How would one go about tracing an ex-tenant if no forwarding address is left?
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    Not sure where my original zoomed off to, so...

    Not sure where my original zoomed off to, so apologies if this ends up being posted twice .....

    I gave some thought to the subject of persuading tenants to sign for the NTQ and hit upon the idea...
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    Shelter Scotland has a brilliant free app you can...

    Shelter Scotland has a brilliant free app you can download to your phone and use to document/inventory the condition of the house as you are leaving it. Take photos and detailed notes of everything,...
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    Do you get any kind of remittance advice from...

    Do you get any kind of remittance advice from your Local Authority when they send a payment direct to your landlord? If not, I would suggest you pop along to your local Council office with your...
  22. I'm not sure what an Occupancy Agreement is, so I...

    I'm not sure what an Occupancy Agreement is, so I shall leave that for others to respond, however, we helped out some friends who had sold their house without first buying their new home. They...
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    In my experience, if the tenant has ignored their...

    In my experience, if the tenant has ignored their contractual obligation to pay their full rent on the correct day whilst in the property then the chances of them making good on a promise to pay once...
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    No, you don't need to hire in legal...

    No, you don't need to hire in legal representation, you can do it all yourself. It's only scary the first time and if you get a Sheriff who is sniffy about you representing yourself would be very...
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    Hi Bc1970, you have raised a number of issues in...

    Hi Bc1970, you have raised a number of issues in your post. My first piece of advice is to get registered ASAP.

    You state that the initial contract period has expired. What was the original...
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