Sometimes, evicting a Stevenage tenant can be a bit challenging and complicated in Hertfordshire and you must follow some evicting steps from Denbigh Franks carefully to avoid finding yourself on the other side of the law.
This guide has to do with Assured Shorthold Tenancies in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, both 'Periodic' Tenancies (which runs weekly, monthly, with no specific end date) and fixed-term tenancies (which runs for a fixed amount of time) in Stevenage, Hitchin, and Letchworth Garden City.
Provide the tenant in Stevenage with a Section 21 notice once the fixed term has come to an end to gain back your property in Stevenage.
However, if in Stevenage they have acted contrary to the tenancy agreement, you would be giving them a Section 8 notice in Hertfordshire instead.
There are different types of notices, they can be two weeks to sixty days depending on the agreement as written in the Stevenage tenancy agreement.
In general in Hertfordshire's Stevenage, you will need to give a two months notice, but there are some exceptions, for example, if the property in Letchworth Garden City is an HMO that doesn't have a license, or if the tenant in Stevenage has been in the property not up to six months, etc.
If you want to make sure that the notice is delivered to the Stevenage, Hertfordshire tenant, you can consider using the Hitchin, Letchworth Garden City, or Stevenage professional notice server's service.
In the event that you have provided a Stevenage tenant with an eviction notice and still they opt not to vacate the premises in Stevenage, Hitchin, or Letchworth Garden City, then you will have to head to the court and apply for a Standard Possession Order.
Filing this order costs £325 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
In addition, if you are not protesting for unpaid rent in Hertfordshire's Stevenage, feel free to request for an Accelerated Possession Order in Hitchin, Letchworth Garden City, or Stevenage which will cost you £355 and is normally quicker since court hearing is not included.
At Stevenage, Hertfordshire's County Court, apply for a possession order.
After that your tenants in Hitchin, Stevenage, or Letchworth Garden City, will be sent a copy of it by the court in Hertfordshire, and they will have to answer back in fourteen days.
However, the judge in Stevenage may extend this period in case the tenant is in serious problem.
You're left with one final option if the tenant in Hitchin, Stevenage, or Letchworth Garden City doesn't leave the home after taking these steps: you can apply for a Warrant for Possession in the Hertfordshire court.
In these scenarios, Denbigh Franks bailiffs evict the tenants from the property in Hitchin, Stevenage, or Letchworth Garden City and it will cost £121.
If you want it done swiftly, ask for case transfer to the High Court from the Hertfordshire County Court, and the High Court will send an enforcement officer from Denbigh Franks to evict the tenant.
This service can only be accomplished if you are claiming over £600 involving court expenses in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
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