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    I'm not sure how i go about giving notice to my tennants.
    Thay have been in the property for 15 months have never been a problem and always paid their rent on time.
    The only reason we need them to leave isd that my partner and i are splitting up and need to sell the property to split the equity.
    I'd like to keep it amicable but also need to ensure that they understand the urgency.
    Do i need to involve a solicitor or can i give them a written letter form myself and partner?

  • #2
    Please do a search for s21 or section 21 on this forum. If you are still confused, post back and include details of how your tenancy is setup, i.e. start and end dates, someone will be happy to help.


    • #3
      - When did the tenancy start. Is it now outside of the AST fixed term(likely but not definite). When is your rent payment date each month.

      Basically you will have to give them 2 months notice via a Section 21 notice.
      Any posts by myself are my opinion ONLY. They should never be taken as correct or factual without confirmation from a legal professional. All information is given without prejudice or liability.


      • #4
        Linus. It's better to know how to land an aeroplane before you learn to take off!
        The advice I give should not be construed as a definitive answer, and is without prejudice or liability. You are advised to consult a specialist solicitor or other person of equal legal standing.


        • #5
          Paul - I couldn't agree more, but I hate to point out that my opposition, Mr. Wright had to get his aeroplane airborne before he could try and find out how to land it.

          Sorry - I have to remember my namesake when flying points come up!

          Percy Pilcher
          Any information given in this post is based on my personal experience as a landlord, what I have learned from this and other boards and elsewhere. It is not to be relied on. Definitive advice is only available from a Solicitor or other appropriately qualified person.


          • #6
            Any landing you walk away from is a good one. (RAF adage).


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