A Tenant's guide: what to do when your Tenancy ends

K&G lettings Limited are often asked by tenants what happens at the end of the fixed term of their tenancy agreement.  This article is designed to answer this question for current and future tenants, with the aim of providing a hassle free service for our tenants.

When renting a property a from K&G Lettings Limited, a tenant signs an Assured Shorthold tenancy agreement.  This tenancy agreement lasts for a fixed term (usually 6 or 12 months) and then reverts to a monthly periodic tenancy.

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Emergency Procedures

This document provides a guide for tenants to help to resolve emergencies.  The document covers utilities of water, gas and electric.  If you do not find the information required, please contact K&G Lettings Limited .  If the problem is not urgent, please complete a maintenance request form.

 

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A Tenant's guide: Section 8 notice

A Section 8 notice is used to serve notice of the intent to seek possession of a property as a tenant has breached the terms of their tenancy.  A Section 8 notice is often termed the fault based possession notice and can be used for both Assured and Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreements.  If the landlord wants to gain possession of the property at the end of the tenancy agreement, a Section 21 notice should be served rather than a Section 8 - see A Tenant's guide: Section 21 notice for more information about a Section 21 notice.  

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A Tenant's guide: what is a Guarantor?

This document forms part of a series produced by K&G Lettings Limited, which are designed to explain and guide tenants through the process of renting a property. Often when renting a property a tenant will be asked to provide a Guarantor; Landlords and Letting agents often look more favourably on prospective tenants who have a Guarantor. This article provides information, including: what a guarantor is; what it means to be a Guarantor; and why lettings agents and landlords require guarantors. This article is designed to answer tenant's questions, with the aim of providing a hassle free service for our tenants.

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A Tenant's guide: Section 21 notice

A Section 21 notice allows the Landlord to end an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) without giving a reason such as the breach of a term of the tenancy agreement. Section 21 relates to the part of The Housing Act 1988 which states that a minimum of two months notice must be served on a tenant before a Landlord can gain possession of a property. In 1996 the Housing Act was amended to include the requirement that the minimum two months notice must be served in writing.

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