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REGISTER FREE HERE On Tuesday 23 February, PRS Mediation and Landlord Action will run ‘Rent Arrears, Courts and Evictions – the latest for property professionals’ FREE webinar, aimed at helping landlords and property...
A tenancy agreement between the landlord and the tenant is just like any other contract, it is legally binding on both parties. And like all contracts under Eglish law, an assured shorthold tenancy (AST)...
Landlords owe a duty of care to their tenants to make sure, as far as is reasonably possible, to be sure a property is safe, both at the commencement and during the course of a tenancy. This Court of Appeal...
What is frustration in relation to Contracts? Frustration occurs when an unforeseen event occurs after a contract is agreed between the parties and entered into. Subsequently an unforeseen event, one which is not incorporated...
Tenants may complain, or as in the following case, the council’s inspectors may deem it to be the case, that the system supplied is inadequate for safe living. The Aldford Two LLP v Bristol...
In these days, still being restricted by Covid, it would be very convenient and timely to accept documents relating to tenancies and other business contracts that have been signed electronically and transmitted electronically, rather than using the...
A tenancy agreement is just like any other contract, so as soon as both tenant and landlord have signed the agreement, it becomes a legally binding contract. However, contracts can also be made orally, but proof the...
This case relates to properties in Wales and whether a section 8 notice is valid, served when the landlord was not licensed under section 7 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014. The cased dates...
Is it right that a minor error in a notice should invalidate it, even if a reasonable recipient, by using common sense, is easily able to interpret the intended meaning? This was the question posed in an...
It’s important to ensure that the tenancy deposit rules (including service notices) are applied “to the letter”, as otherwise a new fine can be added each time a tenancy is renewed when the statutory rules are not...