Sometimes evicting a tenant from Lewisham can be a complicated process, and by understanding the law in Greater London you can do it effectively and legally, and to do so, there are steps from Denbigh Franks follow.
This post deals with Greater London Assured Shorthold Tenancies including both tenancies that are for a fixed term in Deptford, that are continue for a definite time period, and tenancies that are periodic in Catford, that are run without any predetermined end date and can be weekly or monthly.
You need to give your Lewisham tenants a Section 21 notice after a fixed term ends if you want the property in Catford back.
Also, in case they have broken the terms of the tenancy in Greater London's Lewisham, you can also provide them with a Section 8 notice.
The issuance of notices is possible to be done from a minimum of two weeks and a maximum of two months depending on what the terms are in the tenancy agreement in Deptford.
Generally, the landlords in Greater London are required to send a notice of at least 2 months, although there are some anomalies in Lewisham, such as, if the tenant in Catford has not resided in the property for at least 6 months, or if the property in Deptford is an unlicensed HMO.
A professional notice server in Lewisham, Greater London can be used to make certain your tenants in Catford, Bell Green, or Deptford are provided with the notice.
In most cases, the Catford, Bell Green, or Deptford tenant doesn't move out even after the notice, then, in Lewisham, you will have to apply for a Standard Possession Order from a court.
The cost of this is £325 in Lewisham, Greater London.
However, if you are not claiming any unpaid rent in Lewisham, Greater London, then you should apply for an Accelerated Possession Order, which, in Bell Green, Deptford, or Catford costs £355, and this order is usually quicker as there is no court hearing.
To apply for this order, you will need to fill a form at the County Court of Greater London's Lewisham.
The court in Greater London will then send a copy to the tenants in Catford, Deptford, or Bell Green, who will be required to respond within 14 days.
That term may be prolonged by the judge in Lewisham if the client is in serious difficulty.
In case your tenant in Catford, Deptford, or Bell Green declines to move out after following the two steps above, you have one last option which is applying for a Warrant for Possession in the Greater London court.
In these scenarios, Denbigh Franks bailiffs evict the tenants from the property in Catford, Bell Green, or Deptford and it will cost £121.
In case you want the process to accelerate, you can ask for your case to get moved from the Greater London County Court to the High Court so that a High Court officer from Denbigh Franks can take care of the eviction.
This is only possible if you are requesting more than £ 600 with court costs in Lewisham, Greater London.
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