Timeline for eviction (by Pat [VA]) Feb 12, 2018 12:07 PM|
Timeline for eviction (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) Feb 12, 2018 12:32 PM
Timeline for eviction (by Pat [VA]) Feb 12, 2018 12:45 PM
Timeline for eviction (by S i d [MO]) Feb 12, 2018 1:07 PM
Timeline for eviction (by Andrew, Canada [ON]) Feb 12, 2018 3:24 PM
Timeline for eviction (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Feb 12, 2018 5:28 PM
Timeline for eviction (by Vee [OH]) Feb 12, 2018 5:37 PM
Timeline for eviction (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) Feb 12, 2018 6:08 PM
Timeline for eviction (by Doogie [KS]) Feb 13, 2018 5:16 AM
Timeline for eviction (by Pat [VA]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 12:07 PM
So, found out today that although we filed for unlawful detainer (58.00)on 12-27-17 (ex-wife paid Dec rent on 12-29-17). We went forward for hearing on Jan 19, because we figured he wouldn't pay for Jan, which he didn't. I did give the pay or quit notice for January on the 6th though. So he didn't appear and we got judgment, but they have a ten day waiting period before you can apply for writ of possession. On February 1, 2018 my husband paid the 25.00 fee for the writ of possession and we are just now today getting a call from the Deputy about how to proceed! It seems they have to serve the tenant & post a notice that they get ONE MORE WEEK to move and the lockout date is scheduled for the 21st!. Every department blames the other one, IOW, nobody gives a xxxx and nobody feels sorry for the landlord.
The electric company would not even tell me if he has the electricity still on or has given a cutoff date, but they'll be glad to put it in my name (not). She said I could drive over & see if it is on. Yes, but it is 16 miles. Too bad. --71.51.xxx.xxx
Timeline for eviction (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 12:32 PM
Your process is almost identical to ours. It takes an average of 30 days from filing to padlock to get them out of the property.
If the utilities are in the tenants name, which all of ours are, it would be a violation of their privacy. That's why I love Duke and Piedmont. When the service is cutoff it reverts back to me and I receive an email the day they call it in. --71.75.xx.xx
Timeline for eviction (by Pat [VA]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 12:45 PM
We have revert to owner also when it is voluntarily cut off by tenant. It does not happen with cutoff for non-payment, which is good because the tenant can just sit there on our dime. It is against the law for the landlord to cut off utilities on a tenant (self-help). --71.51.xxx.xxx
Timeline for eviction (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 1:07 PM
"OW, nobody gives a xxxx and nobody feels sorry for the landlord."
Yep, welcome to the business. This is one reason why there is never a good reason to delay evicting when there is non-payment of rent or significant lease violation. The courts and/or "system" will delay more than enough already, and if the tenants are at all feisty they will get even more time.
You're right: no one cares. We are told, "It's a civil matter" when someone steals thousands of rent from us and does who knows how much damage? Whereas if I grab a 99 cent bottle of Coke of the grocery store shelf without paying I get charged with misdemeanor theft.
Actually, I was wrong. WE care. We show how much we care by how carefully we screen and how diligently we work to get rid of non-payers. Come to the Convention and let's find better ways to make your business grow!
Timeline for eviction (by Andrew, Canada [ON]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 3:24 PM
Could be worse. A typical eviction in ontario from serving the first form to the tenant to possession is 3 months.
If the tenant works the system as they are encouraged to do with the free "tenant duty counsel", the process can easily take 6 months. --65.94.xxx.xxx
Timeline for eviction (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 5:28 PM
Just keep reminding yourself about how good it will feel to have them out. Grit your teeth and keep going until it is done.
Stories like this are why I file immediately. The whole system is slow, so get started as soon as possible. Not to mention I want to train my tenants to always pay the rent first, so they don't have to face me over the top of their pay or get evicted notice. --174.216.x.xxx
Timeline for eviction (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 5:37 PM
It took me almost 2 years to get it all figured out, got the timing down to 24 days when everything snaps like a kit-kat bar but most times it is 26-27 days, keep studying you lease and court action. --76.188.xxx.xx
Timeline for eviction (by NC INVESTOR [NC]) Posted on: Feb 12, 2018 6:08 PM
PAT: That's how our revert to owner works as well. I just wish the city water would do the same.
What always surprises me is how many tenants forget to turn off their utilities and I'm not allowed to do that since it's not in my name. I should start charging them for the inconvenience. --71.75.xx.xx
Timeline for eviction (by Doogie [KS]) Posted on: Feb 13, 2018 5:16 AM
Man, I thought it took a while here! I can't imagine 2 months, or even 6 like Andrew!
I give 3 day notice PoQ. No pay, goes to attorney and they have to appear to schedule a trial in 2 weeks. If they schedule a trial, it's the next week. I get possession that day and I hire a court officer to remove them that day. So, 3 weeks at most. --98.175.xxx.xxx