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Test Case - Deposits: Does a change of landlord require the service of new tenancy deposit prescribed information? Or is it sufficient to rely on the section 215B,...
Commercial Lease: It is an established rule of English law that a person can only enforce a contract if he is a party to it or a lawful assignee of the benefit of the contract. In the context of a business...
Landlord Insurance As a landlord your property is likely to be one of your biggest assets, so protecting it from accidental damage is paramount.  A broken window or overflowing bath could spell disaster for a landlord,...
Commercial Property: A recent High Court decision in Co-Operative Group Food Ltd v. A&A Shah Properties Ltd (2019) relates to an authorised guarantee agreement (AGA) dispute, in this case an agreement involving...
Court Case: With all the additional prescribed requirements introduced for assured shorthold tenancies of late, there is something of an inevitability that an abundance of cases will be coming to court in the future,...
Property tax can be a complicated business. In Hamilton Fraser’s latest property podcast Hamilton Fraser CEO, Eddie Hooker and Paul Shamplina, Founder of Landlord Action and Brand Ambassador at Hamilton Fraser are joined by special guest and tax expert Tony...
Commercial Property: While Brexit may be frustrating for many people, whether it can frustrate a lease has recently been reviewed by the High Court. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is the European Union (EU) agency responsible for...
Rent Refund: Students from the University of Leeds took their landlord to court and won back 12 months’ rent. They won the rent refund because their landlord had failed to license the...
Letting Agreements: Most lease agreements include covenants, which are deals with tenants that can be tailored to meet the requirements of landlords. For example, a residential tenancy agreement could contain a covenant which prevents...
Landlords' Insurance: Property underinsurance can be a huge headache for landlords. Failure to insure your property adequately could leave you in financial dire straits in the event of a serious loss or...