Tenancy Agreements

Managing your tenancy agreements

Our landlord and tenancy solicitors can provide specialist legal advice on setting up or ending a tenancy agreement, as well as dealing with tenancy deposits and disputes.

What is a tenancy agreement?

A tenancy agreement is a contract between a landlord and tenant, giving the tenant certain rights to occupy the property. There are different types of tenancy agreement, but the most common form for private landlords is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST). An AST can be for a fixed term or periodic (rolling), for example on a weekly or monthly basis.

Do I need a written tenancy agreement?

We would always recommend using a written tenancy agreement. We advise landlords on the most appropriate type of tenancy for you and draw up the tenancy agreement between you and the tenant. It is important to get the terms of your tenancy agreement right and make sure that you full understand them, as it could affect your options for regaining possession.

Can I evict a tenant with a tenancy agreement?

Your ability to recover possession of your property will depend on the terms of your tenancy agreement, including whether it has a fixed end date, and whether there have been any breaches of the agreement by the tenant. Our specialist landlord and tenant lawyers can advise on recovering possession.

Get in touch

Contact us to speak to a member of our landlord and tenant team. You can email enquiries@cartridgeslaw.co.uk or call us on 01392 286774.

 

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