The Bowsers Blog

Can I Evict a Tenant During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

If you're a landlord, there may be some uncertainty about what you can and can't do regarding your tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. Compassion is of the utmost importance at such a difficult time, and so landlords and tenants are advised to work together as much as possible in order to ensure situations remain as mutually beneficial as possible. There may be times where you just reach an impasse, however, and the only option you feel you have as a landlord is eviction. Can you actually do it, though?

Changes To Electrical Safety Standards In The Private Rented Sector

It is fair to say that 2020 has been a roller-coaster year for everyone in the UK. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has proved a real challenge for many people and impacted many industries. The private rental sector is definitely one that has been affected unduly and this has left many landlords facing an uncertain future. This has not been helped by new electrical safety standards which came into force in the private rental sector as of June 2020. Many private landlords feel this was not the best timing when they were already struggling with the consequences of COVID-19.

Stamp Duty On Commercial Leases: An Ultimate Guide

Is There Stamp Duty On Commercial Property Leases? Stamp duty can be a confusing topic – especially when it comes to commercial leases. While stamp duty is not always payable on commercial leases, there are some situations when it is.