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As restrictions are lifted and government financial assistance, whether to individuals or firms, is removed, there’s no doubt that debts will increase, and there will be an increasing need to relay on the limited court provision available. The small claims...
Councils’ priority needs to fund local services in times of austerity after the great recession, in the case of some councils, prompted them to over-ride the inherent risks involved in taking out 100% taxpayer funded loans in...
The move out of towns and cities opens up opportunities for landlords, opportunities to invest in high yielding properties where rental demand will only increase. The wealthy have always fled the crowds for the...
The Met Office has issued a swathe of national severe weather warnings, stretching into the weekend and beyond with up to 15 inches of snow expected in some regions. The disruptive weather is...
In a recent appeal court ruling, in 89 Holland Park Management Ltd v Sophie Louise Hicks (2020), Hicks was a property developer wanting to develop a property that was subject to a restrictive covenant from an adjoining...
In a world where significant constraints are being placed on a landlords' ability to recover outstanding rents, many suspect that some commercial tenants are using the crisis to avoid paying, or avoid paying in full. This when...
The government came to the aid of commercial tenants with the Coronavirus Act 2020, to try to protect their interests in a time of crisis. However, the measures included apply from 26 March 2020 which have now been extended 31...
Commercial tenants, with the landlords consent, not to be unreasonably withheld, can assign their lease (transfer it) to a third party (new tenant) on application. A common condition of the landlord giving their consent...
The Covid pandemic did not dampen the enthusiasm for investing in buy-to-let properties, quite the contrary; according to figures released by Hamptons International, a leading estate agency, landlords created 41,700 buy-to-let firms last year. That represents a...
Saving you money!We may be in lockdown again, but the good news is that the Government is allowing the property market to continue operating, albeit with lots of new rules for everyone to comply with in...