Sometimes the ejection of a tenant in Barnet, Greater London can be a complicated process, and you will have to follow Denbigh Franks's steps carefully to do it legally.
The following guide by Greater London's Denbigh Franks on the eviction process only applies to Assured Shorthold Tenancies in Waltham Abbey and Potters Bar, which there are two types, 'Periodic' tenancies- run weekly or monthly with an end date that isn't fixed, and Fixed-term tenancies- run for a set amount of time.
If you don't want to rent out your property in Waltham Abbey at the expiration of a rent period, serve the Barnet tenant a Section 21 notice.
A section 8 notice is served to the tenant in Barnet when you have grounds for eviction such as violation of tenancy agreement terms, rent arrears, nuisance or damage to the Greater London property.
Depending on the terms of the agreement in Waltham Abbey, the notice may vary from just two weeks to two months.
However, generally, it is advisable in Barnet, Greater London to give your tenants a two months eviction notice, but there are exceptions, for example, in Cheshunt, in the event that the tenant has stayed in the property for less than six months, or in Potters Bar, if the premise is an HMO without a license.
You can use the Professional Notice Servers service in Barnet, Greater London to ensure that your tenants in Cheshunt, Potters Bar, or Waltham Abbey are definitely notified.
If you have already issued your Barnet tenants with an eviction notice and still they do not evacuate, you will need to move to court and request for a Standard Possession Order in Waltham Abbey, Potters Bar, or Cheshunt.
The cost of this is £325 in Barnet, Greater London.
You can also apply for the Accelerated Possession Order in Barnet, Greater London, at the cost of £355, as it lets you to facilitate the process without court hearing in Waltham Abbey, Potters Bar, or Cheshunt.
You need to enter a form at Barnet, Greater London's nearest County Court.
In Waltham Abbey, Cheshunt, or Potters Bar, the tenants will then receive a copy from court in Greater London and tenants will have to reply it within 14 days.
However, the judge in Barnet may extend this period in case the tenant is in serious problem.
If still the tenant in Waltham Abbey, Cheshunt, or Potters Bar has refused to vacate your property after the court order date has expired, you will need to go to the court in Greater London for a final time: Applying for a Warrant of Possession.
In this situation, the bailiffs from Denbigh Franks will evict the tenants from your house in Cheshunt, Potters Bar, or Waltham Abbey. That's going to cost £ 121.
To have speedy proceedings, you can ask the Greater London County Court to transfer your case to the High Court, then the eviction will be carried out by a Denbigh Franks High Court enforcement officer.
However, this option is only available if the amount you are claiming is greater than £600 inclusive of court costs in Barnet, Greater London.
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