England Landlord Guidance

What to Do if the Tenant Wants to Leave

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When the tenancy has ended, the following should be considered: The notice to quit from tenant Ensure the notice to quit provided by the tenant is valid. As a quick guide, the notice may not expire during the fixed term and their notice must be at least 4 weeks in length (one calendar month where the rent is monthly) and expire either the day before the rent is due or on the day the rent is due. No other date is acceptable.

Is notice from tenant valid?

Just like a landlord when serving any notice must get the form correct and ensure all the dates are correct, so ...

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Tenant Notice to Quit to Landlord

Tenant Notice to Quit to Landlord

Product Code: F019 If a tenant wishes to bring a tenancy to an end, they must give the landlord a notice to ...
Surrender of Tenancy Deed

Surrender of Tenancy Deed

Product code F080 This notice is rarely used and  the notice to quit from tenant is normally more ...
Mesne Profits – Damages for Use and Occupation Letter

Mesne Profits – Damages for Use and Occupation Letter

Product Code: LT901 Where a tenant (or one of several tenants) gives a notice to quit, the tenancy will end ...
Not Accept Invalid Notice to Quit Because Expires During Fixed Term

Not Accept Invalid Notice to Quit Because Expires During Fixed Term

Product Code: LT040 Sometimes a tenant gives a notice to quit which is invalid for some reason. This template ...
Not Accept Notice to Quit Because Not Long Enough

Not Accept Notice to Quit Because Not Long Enough

Product Code: LT041 Sometimes a tenant gives a notice to quit which is invalid for some reason. This template ...
Notice From One of Several Joint Tenants Periodic Tenancy

Notice From One of Several Joint Tenants Periodic Tenancy

Product Code: LT042 If you have a tenancy with a number of tenants on one tenancy agreement (joint and ...
Notice to Quit from Tenants Accepted

Notice to Quit from Tenants Accepted

Product Code: LT043 Where a tenant or tenant(s) give a notice to quit, it's useful to acknowledge that notice ...
Notice to Quit From Tenant Not Accepted – Wrong Date

Notice to Quit From Tenant Not Accepted – Wrong Date

Product code: LT047 When a tenant gives a notice to quit, the notice should always expire either the day before ...
Council Tax Letter Before Appeal – Tenant Not Given Correct Notice

Council Tax Letter Before Appeal – Tenant Not Given Correct Notice

Product code: LT401 Under the council tax rules introduced in 2013, it's possible landlords will have much more ...
Council Tax Second Letter Before Appeal – More Detail

Council Tax Second Letter Before Appeal – More Detail

Product code: LT402 Under the council tax rules introduced in 2013, it's possible landlords will have much more ...

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