Giles Peaker

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 11th September 2016

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 108

Giles Peaker

22:04 PM, 6th June 2020
About 4 weeks ago

Rent to Rent lease termination?

Reply to the comment left by michaelwgroves at 06/06/2020 - 15:26
It doesn’t matter what it is called. It only matters what it is in law, which is a contractual tenancy with permission to sub let. So, a rent to rent set up.

Again, you need skilled legal advice. This is potentially a huge mess.... Read More

Giles Peaker

21:31 PM, 5th June 2020
About 4 weeks ago

Can I serve Section 8 with no EPC?

I am assuming this is in England,
Short answer (contrary to some of the advice you have been given above) is that a section 8 notice can be served regardless of whether an EPC was provided, the How to Rent guide provided, a gas safety certificate provided, or indeed any deposit being protected. Those requirements only apply to section 21 notices.
However, if a deposit was taken but not protected, the tenant could counterclaim for the deposit and the 1 to 3 times deposit penalty, which would be set off against any rent arrears.
You don't say why ground 12 (breach of tenancy other than rent arrears) would be relevant.
Unless your friend had served a notice about potentially returning to live at her former home at the start of the tenancy, it is irrelevant that she might want to move in.
Any section 8 notice served now will require 3 months notice period due to the Coronavirus Act.... Read More

Giles Peaker

21:23 PM, 5th June 2020
About 4 weeks ago

Rent to Rent lease termination?

You have some serious problems, I'm afraid, and I would strongly recommend you seek legal advice. It is entirely possible that the two remaining sub-tenants are now your direct tenants. But so much will depend on what you actually signed up to.

I am also somewhat surprised that having been let down with one rent 2 rent set up, you would sign up with another.... Read More

Giles Peaker

16:21 PM, 27th August 2019
About 10 months ago

Disrepair Claims Farmers should concern us all

Reply to the comment left by Chris Daniel at 27/08/2019 - 14:51
Yes, that was my point. I was agreeing with you on that bit.... Read More

Giles Peaker

22:37 PM, 26th August 2019
About 10 months ago

Disrepair Claims Farmers should concern us all

Reply to the comment left by Chris Daniel at 26/08/2019 - 22:30
Oh they are to be believed. Ridiculous though it may seem.... Read More