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INC Law, Solicitor-Advocate
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Experience:  LL.B, LPC, LL.M, Pg.Dip, Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)
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How do you have to give tenants notice to leave a property

Customer Question

how long do you have to give tenants notice to leave a property on a 12 month contract and does it have to be in writing
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Customer: northern Ireland
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Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  INC Law replied 19 days ago.


Thank you for your query. I am a Solicitor-Advocate and will be assisting you with your question today.

At present, under the Covid rules, if you are serving a Section 21 Notice, you will have to give at least 4 months Notice to the tenant.  At the end of the 4 month Notice period, if the tenant has not vacated the premises, you will have to apply to court for an Order for Possession.

I hope this answers your question, If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Many thanks.