Sometimes, it may be cumbersome to successfully evict a tenant, and if you want to evict a tenant legally in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, you may be required to do it according to steps from Denbigh Franks.
This Denbigh Franks guide covers Periodic and Fixed-Term Tenancies in Cheltenham that are Assured Shorthold Tenancies, so in the former, we cover tenancies that are run on a weekly or monthly basis while the latter covers tenancies for a specific period in Bishop's Cleeve and Cheltenham.
When it is time for fixed term in Bishop's Cleeve, or Shurdington to end, you have to give a Section 21 notice to the Gloucestershire tenant if you want your property back.
In case you find that they have broken the tenancy terms in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, then send Section 8 notice.
Depending on the tenancy agreement terms in Cheltenham, notices can be issued from two weeks to two months.
You must give a 2 months' notice in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, but there exist some exceptions (like, if the tenant in Cheltenham for less than 6 months has been in the premises, if the premises in Bishop's Cleeve is an unlicensed HMO, etc.).
Moreover, you may use a Gloucestershire's Cheltenham Professional Notice Servers service in Bishop's Cleeve, Shurdington, or Cheltenham to ensure that your tenants get the notice.
Once you've got the eviction notice in Cheltenham across to the tenant, you can wait for them to pack out of the property in Shurdington, Cheltenham, or Bishop's Cleeve, but if that isn't coming through, you would need to go to court and obtain a Standard Possession Order.
In Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, £325 is the cost.
If you would not be placing any claims for unpaid rent in Gloucestershire's Cheltenham, you can also submit an application for an Accelerated Possession Order in Cheltenham, Shurdington, or Bishop's Cleeve, which costs £355 and is not only fast but can also be done without any court hearing.
You'll need to fill a form at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire's County Court.
The Gloucestershire court will then send a copy to the tenants in Cheltenham, Bishop's Cleeve, or Shurdington, who will have to respond within 14 days.
The Judge can only extend this period if the occupant in Cheltenham seems to be in a difficult situation.
The final step of evicting tenants is to apply to the Gloucestershire court for Warrant for possession, which is done after the first 2 steps and if tenants in Bishop's Cleeve, Cheltenham, or Shurdington still refuses to move out.
The tenants in Bishop's Cleeve, Cheltenham, or Shurdington will be removed from your property with the help of bailiffs from Denbigh Franks, where you have to pay £121 for the Warrant of Possession.
In case you want to expedite the process, you can request a transfer of the case to the High Court from the County Court of Gloucestershire and a Denbigh Franks enforcement officer will conduct the removal of the tenant.
In Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, this only applies if the tenant is owning you in excess of £600 inclusive of court costs.
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