Dispute Resolution Services

Dispute Resolution Services

Types of Residential Tenancies

The majority of tenancies are Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements.  This means that you as the landlord may be able to serve a Section 21 Notice, upon your tenant to bring the tenancy to an end anytime after 6 months have elapsed.  This is irrespective of whether your tenant has been a good tenant and paid the rent on time, or whether they have been a bad tenant.  The service of an appropriate Notice will lead to a mandatory ground for possession. 

The Periodic Tenancy.  After 6 months the Assured Shorthold Tenancy if not renewed will become a Periodic Tenancy.  A Periodic Tenancy is a tenancy which runs from month to month, or week to week, depending upon when the rent is payable.  It is created by the tenant simply continuing to occupy the property and you accepting the rental payments. 

The Fixed Term Tenancy.  This may for example be for one year. The Section 21 Notice cannot be used to bring this tenancy to an end before the end of the fixed term 

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If you are located in Greater Manchester and require support on any aspect of dispute resolution, we will guide you throughout the legal process. Each case will be managed by a solicitor selected for the specific requirements of your case.

Contact us today to speak to a dispute resolution solicitor by calling 0800 083 0815, or fill out an online enquiry form and we will get back to you at a convenient time.

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