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Nige Howarth said: Posted on: 26/03/2016 18:23

Can someone please help clarify exactly what documents I need to issue to my tenant. She was originally on a 6-month AST but due to rent arrears this fixed term ended and she therefore went onto a periodic basis. Her rent arrears are now close to 2,000 and I have decided to sell the property and have asked her politely to seek alternative accommodation. She is willing to do this but I feel that I need to issue the correct legal paperwork and notice rather than just relying on 'good faith'. I read that there is a Section 8 which can seek to remove a tenant within two weeks. I have never had cause to issue a section 8 or section 21 in the past and want to make sure that I follow the law to the letter. Any help or advice would be welcome.
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Nige Howarth

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