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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

FAQ

Anyone investing in commercial (no-domestic) property, from small retail shops, offices and workshops, to large retail and industrial premises, should have a good understanding of this legislation - the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. These guidelines are based on English...
A section 213 notice is a prescribed form notice which must be served on your tenant, or another person, if they provided a deposit for a rental. If you have taken a deposit for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) in...
Is your notice understandable by a reasonable recipient, even if you made mistakes? This is the "reasonable recipient test". When serving a notice under a lease or letting agreement, such as a section 8 or section 21, rent review notice...
Landlords sometimes face a dilemma when they want to sell a rental property, or even a portfolio of their rental properties. Sometimes landlords have no choice but to sell as they are being forced to sell for financial reasons. Residential...
When times get hard the instances of tenants leaving - abandonment - without notice before a tenancy comes to an end increase. “Doing a runner”, “skipping” “moonlight flitting” “walking away” or “gone away” or in the words of the immortal...
The Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 Part II deals with the leasing of Commercial (Business) Premises. Commercial (Business Tenancies) Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, Part II The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (the Act) is an important piece of legislation in...
Forfeiting of Lease by peaceable re-entry - My commercial tenant lives above the shop and has not paid his rent. Can I forfeit the lease? Commercial Landlords see peaceable re-entry as a valuable device speeding up re-possession and avoiding court...
Capital Gains Rental Property - Capital Gains are made when an asset (such as an investment property) is sold for more than it cost. Capital Losses are made when an asset is sold for less than it cost. Persons liable...
Commercial Break Clauses in a Business Lease - What is a Break Clause? This is a clause in a lease agreement giving the landlord or tenant or both the right, under specified circumstances, to terminate the lease agreement, before its...
Long Leasehold - I am about to purchase a flat (apartment) in a block and I find that I am purchasing a Long-Leasehold interest in the property - what is this? Property buyers in England & Wales may purchase a...