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    #16
    I know that, what a mess ay.

    I think I will get them to sign a Tenancy agreement?

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      #17
      Originally posted by Josephine1 View Post
      I think I will get them to sign a Tenancy agreement?
      If you get them to sign a tenancy agreement, you will have to accept that they can not be evicted (except for real breaches) until a couple of months after that agreement ends - even if you do serve a s21. An s21 issued before a new agreement was signed would be invalid. You can not force the tenants to sign a new tenancy agreement - the oral one they have already gives them a good degree of protection - they may not want to sign anything.

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        #18
        Originally posted by Snorkerz View Post
        Or they could use Google and find this site - the forum members are just as happy to help tenants as landlords - we try to make sure that everybodys rights are respected.
        Yes

        Josephine1, try and get them to sign the tenany agreement, at this stage I wouldn't get the section 21's flying just yet, see how they get on.

        Arrange to meet them with tenancy and standing order form in hand.

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          #19
          Thanks I'll go down there on Tuesday with tenancy agreement & standing order form.

          Jo

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            #20
            Originally posted by Josephine1 View Post
            Thanks I'll go down there on Tuesday with tenancy agreement & standing order form.
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