Courses 23 March 2018 – Setting Up A Tenancy – Gaining Possession

19th January 2018 By

Do you want to know about Setting Up A Tenancy?

 

Update Your Knowledge On Regaining Possession Of Your Property

Suitable for new and experienced landlords and for letting agents

Both courses being run by professionals at Coodes Solicitors

23rd March 2018

Coodes offices in Truro

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GAINING POSSESSION OF YOUR PROPERTY

17th February 2017 By

Thursday 30 March, Coodes offices in Truro 10am – 1pm

£75 for CRLA members   £150 for non-members

Good landlords find their tenants want to stay in their homes and landlords want good tennts to stay.

Unfortunately there are occasions when you need your property back from the tenant.  The process can be frustrating, worrying, time consuming, and expensive.

This course is to help you understand the process, get things right the first time and get your property back as quickly as possible whilst keeping costs down.

The team from Coodes will be bringing many years of experience to share with you.

Objectives

The course will cover the process from service of Section 21 or Section 8 notice through to Court and actually gaining possession of your property.

Suitable for all landlords and agents.

Course Content

  • Managing the problem tenant; rent arrears and antisocial behaviour
  • Overview of Section 21 and recent changes in case law
  • Section 8
  • Accelerated proceedings vs standard proceedings
  • Costs, forms, estimated timescales
  • Common errors and how to avoid them
  • What to do if the tenant remains on expiry of the possession order
  • How to avoid harassment, illegal eviction and your duty to your tenant’s belongings

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COURT FEES INCREASED 21 MARCH 2016

22nd March 2016 By

Court fees increased on 21 March 2016.  Click here for a full list of court fees.

Fees for possession claims have increased by £75:00.

  • Accelerated Possession claims (Section 21 only) have risen from £280:00 to £355:00
  • Standard Possession Claims (commonly Section 8) have risen from £280:00 to £355:00
  • Online Possession Claims (PCOL) Section 8 rent arrears only) have risen from £250:00 to £325:00

The fee to issue a Warrant of Possession remains unchanged at £110.00

 

 

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