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24th February 2021 Paula Oligbo
Section 21 notices for Assured Shorthold Tenancies: what every landlord needs to know in 2021

There are many situations in which a Landlord might find themselves in need to gain back the possession of their property. This can be for a variety reasons, ranging from bad tenants causing damage to property, disturbance to neighbours or simply falling behind with rent, or can be a result of circumstances that have nothing […]

Commercial Landlords
Evictions
Landlord & Tenants Rights
Residential Landlords
18th February 2021 Paula Oligbo
Landlords Guide to surviving the changes in 2021 – A Legal Update

RVS Solicitor’s Paula Oligbo will be holding an online webinar aimed at Landlords. We look to address the Electrical changes coming into effect for all landlords in England from 1 April 2021. We will also cover the changes that have arisen due to the introduction of the Coronavirus Act and how this has affected landlords […]

Commercial Landlords
Landlord & Tenants Rights
Residential Landlords
8th June 2020 Paula Oligbo
The key changes Landlords must know about in 2020

Landlords could be fined up to £30,000 if they fail to comply with new rules regarding deposits and fees charged to tenants. The Tenant Fees Act bans most letting fees and caps tenancy deposits paid by tenants in the private rented sector in England. The Tenant Fees Act 2019 was introduced on 1 June 2019 to […]

Evictions
Landlord & Tenants Rights
Residential Landlords
23rd March 2020 Eylem Kara
#Covid-19 NHS staff support announcement

As the world grapples to find a way to keep the Covid-19 pandemic under control, many of us experience a sense of feeling helpless due to our perceived inability to contribute to the great effort against this unseen and silent enemy. We all watch with admiration as health workers around the world carry out their […]

Family Law
Immigration Law & Immigration Rules
Landlord & Tenants Rights
RVS Solicitors News
17th August 2018 Paula Oligbo
Nuisance claims: What are they?

Under English law, nuisance claims can be categorised into public nuisance and private nuisance.  In addition to this, nuisance claims can be made under common law or as a statutory claim under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.  Nuisance can include noise, smells, leaks, damage to property and acts which cause access issues to land. Private […]

Civil Law & Civil Litigation
Evictions
Landlord & Tenants Rights
16th August 2018 Paula Oligbo
Repairs and Renovations: Whose obligation is it?

Landlords generally have an obligation to keep the property that is rented in reasonable and decent condition for tenants. Landlords and tenants both have a set of responsibilities and obligations that must be fulfilled. The Landlord and Tenant act 1985, which came into force on 30th October 1985, sets out the rights and obligations of […]

Landlord & Tenants Rights
Residential Landlords
15th August 2018 Paula Oligbo
Why You Need to Know Your Obligations as a Landlord

The Importance of Knowing Your Landlord Obligations Renting a property out to tenants carries with it a list of complex duties and responsibilities that a landlord must comply with. Failure to adhere to such obligations can have grave consequences and as such, it is important for landlords to remain aware and up to date on […]

Commercial Landlords
Landlord & Tenants Rights
Residential Landlords
29th June 2018 Paula Oligbo
RVS Solicitors have partnered with Landlord Expert UK

We are excited to announce that RVS Solicitors has been selected to be one of only 13 London law practices on the panel assembled by a leading Landlord Association. The association, Landlord Experts, has partnered up with specialist firms to allow its members access to expert knowledge across the UK. We are especially honoured to be […]

Landlord & Tenants Rights
RVS Solicitors News
22nd May 2018 Paula Oligbo
The quickest way to evict a Residential Tenant

There is a specific procedure that landlords must follow in order to legally evict tenants from a property. The specific procedure to follow will depend on the type of tenancy agreement in place and its terms. The most common type of tenancy agreement is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement which can be sub-categorised into a: […]

Landlord & Tenants Rights