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  • Reply to STA, Section 8 and Court delays/Christmas
    by jpkeates
    Assuming it's an AST (STA's are Scottish)...
    You don't have to renew the tenancy, just let it become periodic.
    And, you're right, don't renew it.

    To repossess, you'll either have to attend court or pay a solicitor to do so on your behalf.

    If the tenant doesn't owe...
    05-12-2021, 16:13 PM
  • STA, Section 8 and Court delays/Christmas
    by Noisette
    Hello, I'm hoping to clarify a few points with landlords who've had experience of non-payment of rent and Section 8 notice. Background: We emigrated in 2007. UK house sale fell through, but we've had good tenants under an STA renewed annually since 2012. In summer 2020, they had difficulties paying...
    05-12-2021, 13:59 PM
  • Reply to Been living in my own BTL...
    by eshjie
    Thanks for the reply. Yeah this sounds like the right thing to do.

    Thankfully I have enough in investments to pay off this property (flat) otherwise I'd be really panicking. Worse case it they tried to repo i could cash eveything out and pay to keep the property.

    Really don't...
    05-12-2021, 16:12 PM
  • Been living in my own BTL...
    by eshjie
    I have only just realized the pickle I have got myself into. And would like some advice.

    In Jan/Feb 2021 I split up with my long term partner and moved out. My flat (which I lived in originally) which was previously let out to a tennant was empty and so I moved back in as I had nowhere...
    05-12-2021, 14:57 PM
  • Reply to STA, Section 8 and Court delays/Christmas
    by theartfullodger
    Paragraphs.

    Do you have paperwork from HMRC permitting tenants not to deduct 20% rent for taxman? (Required for non-uk-resident landlords)

    Think (hope) you mean AST not STA.

    There's almost always no evictions over Xmas. (Court practice).

    Have you...
    05-12-2021, 16:05 PM
  • Reply to Been living in my own BTL...
    by theartfullodger
    They may well already know from the "hunter" system. Strongly suggest you do what we'd all like all agents & tenants to do.Be honest, 'fess up.

    I'm confident they have the right to repo , more dangerous you might find yourself blacklisted on hunter system and find any remortgage,...
    05-12-2021, 15:50 PM
  • Reply to Dogs
    by landlord-man
    Wherever you want.

    You decide - but if your property is leasehold then cjeck that too.

    95% of landlords on here would probably warn against it....
    05-12-2021, 15:27 PM
  • Dogs
    by Bridge2020
    My tenant has asked if he can get a dog. Where do I stand on this ?...
    05-12-2021, 11:23 AM
  • Reply to My legal rights about an Inspection
    by royw
    I think your LL is being unreasonable and I wouldn't be surprised if there's an ulterior motive. I have Ts who insist on being there when something needs doing and I respect their view. I'm quite sure your LL could find someone willing to do the job when you're there. I agree with the above, allow access...
    05-12-2021, 12:12 PM
  • Reply to Use of a Guarantor
    by Hooper
    Worth checking too that the guarantee expressly carries on beyond the original fixed term.

    And I agree with above. Keep things simple and ask that all payments be made in line with contract terms. No special arrangements....
    05-12-2021, 12:12 PM
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