The term ‘squatting’ is used frequently in reference to those who refuse to leave a property that they have no right to reside in, but it’s important to clarify exactly what squatting is and what it isn’t.
The GOV.UK website, for instance, defines squatting as “when someone deliberately enters property without permission and lives there, or intends to live there. This is sometimes known as ‘adverse possession’.”
Squatters may also be referred to as trespassers.
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Of all of the worries that a landlord may have, one of the most understandable is that of rent arrears. After all, it might only require a relatively small amount of rental arrears for not only the tenancy, but also your entire lettings business to be under threat.
Yes, all types of business have to deal with debt, but for landlords letting privately rented property, the implications of rent arrears can be especially catastrophic.
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