Eviction Notice


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The service of a valid and legally compliant Eviction Notice is an essential legal requirement in all residential tenant evictions. The Landlord Group will prepare all eviction notices within 24 hours of receiving your instruction. A notice from The Landlord Group is usually all that is required to get your property back. Serving a valid notice is the most important part of the eviction process.

There are two types of notice, a section 21 notice and a section 8 notice. A section 21 notice terminates the tenancy by giving the tenant at least 2 months notice that the landlord requires the property back. This is a landlord's absolute right to possession* and the landlord does not have to establish a breach of the tenancy agreement before acting. It is however important to understand that an eviction using the section 21 notice cannot be obtained during the fixed term of the tenancy unless their is a special provision in the tenancy agreement allowing the landlord to do so.

When to use a Section 21 Notice and when to use a Section 8 Notice

Stage 1 Notices

The Landlord Group will advise you which notice is the most appropriate, and will without delay proceed to prepare and serve it. Due to our expertise and standing within the market, in most cases a tenant who receives a notice from The Landlord Group will comply. If your tenant does not comply with our notice we will, at your instruction, proceed to Stage 2.

Serving a valid notice is the most important part of the eviction process, and is key to a successful eviction. A mistake at this stage will be costly, both in terms of lost rent and time, as the process will need to be started again. Even the smallest of errors can be enough to invalidate your notice, and this will ultimately prevent you from getting your property back. Any errors will only become apparent to you when you have embarked upon stage 2 of the eviction process, the court proceedings, and a judge is considering your notice.

Specialist Solicitors

Are you considering preparing the notice yourself? We have specialist landlord and tenant solicitors and experts dedicated to preparing eviction notices. Don't take any chances with preparing the notice yourself or relying upon unregulated internet amateurs. Have peace of mind and let the Landlord Group lead the way, read more on why The Landlord Group should prepare your Notice.

One of The Landlord Group's dedicated experts will draft and serve the appropriate notice for you. Depending on your circumstances it may be that both notices should be served; in such an event you will only be charged a single stage 1 fee. What is important is that you get the notices right; getting the notices right is why we are here, and what we do. Remember, we have dedicated solicitors who specialise in evicting bad tenants.

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Your Next Steps

1

Section 21 Notice

Fill out our Instruct Us Form for residential tenant evictions, and we can get started on your notice.

Instruct Us

2

Court Proceedings

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3

Bailiff Eviction

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