Average eviction now takes 17 weeks

A new analysis reveals that it takes an average of 118 days for court-appointed bailiffs to remove tenants from private homes after bringing a claim to court.

This is based on a study of government figures for the first quarter of this year – the latest data available – by the Simple Landlords Insurance company.

It says its regional breakdown of data reveals that agents and landlords in London are the most likely to have to evict, while those in the south west, north east and West Midlands were least likely to do so.

Read the full story at Letting Agent Today.

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