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How to Avoid Landlord and Tenant Disputes

While a properly drafted lease agreement is critical for avoiding and resolving disputes between landlords and tenants, there are also certain measures you can take to minimise the risk of disputes, including adhering to statutory requirements. Tenancy deposit scheme For all shorthold residential tenancies starting after April 2007, landlords must put deposits into a government-backed […]

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How can you recover money from a debtor against whom you have a judgment and where the debtor has property?

Even if you obtain a judgment against someone who owes you money, you still have to recover that money from the debtor. There are a number of different methods of doing so, including: A ‘warrant of execution’ – which empowers a County Court bailiff to attend a judgment debtor’s address to take goods to sell at […]

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Can a Landlord ever re-gain possession of a property without a Court Order?

For a residential landlord, getting possession back of a property can sometimes be a long and costly process. Changing the locks and peacefully re-gaining possession of a property where the landlord reasonably believes that the tenant has ceased to occupy can be very attractive. However, it is much more prudent to forfeit by court proceedings, […]

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Service charges – a sexy legal beast?

The victory of the defendants in the case brought by the Two Rivers Housing Association after a three year legal battle  in October this year which roundly found that tenants could not be charged for grass cutting, once again brought the issue of what service charges can be applied and to whom into the limelight.  Though of  course […]

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