Category Archives: Landlord and Tenant

Giving rookie renters a helping hand

Following the recent A level results, many first-time students will be looking for last-minute accommodation, if they aren’t heading to their first choice of university with an assured place in the halls of residence. Parents can help guide the rookie … Continue reading

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Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

Anyone thinking about investing in Commercial Property needs to have a good understanding of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Part 2 of the Act gives tenants occupying for business purposes a right to renew their lease on similar terms … Continue reading

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One bad apple can spoil the whole Portfolio

Do you have a property or block which is letting the rest of your portfolio down? Are you encountering ongoing and unresolved disputes that are proving difficult to resolve? Most estate or property managers will likely have at least one … Continue reading

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Autumn Statement 2016: Letting Agents banned from charging administration fees

In today’s Autumn Statement Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that Letting Agents can no longer charge tenants for their admin fees and that responsibility must fall to the Landlords The Chancellor said: “We’ve seen these fees rise, despite our attempts to … Continue reading

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Winter Property Blues

As winter approaches and the nights start drawing in landlords and property managers might find themselves facing increasing issues with tenants and leaseholders due to the inclement weather. The winter weather brings with it a whole multitude of potential issues for … Continue reading

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Landlords lose and whiplash gets cracked in Osborne’s autumn budget

Backtracking on the contentious cuts to Working Tax Credits caught the headlines when Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Autumn Budget statement, alongside a boost to building and good news for first time buyers. The Chancellor announced the allocation of £4 … Continue reading

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Checklist for new rules on s21 notices

On October 1st 2015 the Deregulation Act 2015 came into force which has major implications for Landlords serving s21 notices. So what are the changes? The new rules restrict a landlord from serving a s21 where the tenant has made … Continue reading

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Why not try Commercial Property Rent Reduction before it makes you insolvent?

Following on from my previous blog entitled ‘Why is Retail suffering more in this recession?’ I referred to rent negotiations in my article. I feel that it is worthwhile examining the complexities of Administrator and Landlord negotiations when a retail business … Continue reading

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“Staycation” second homes can be legal minefields, warns Breeze and Wyles Solicitors LLP

John Appleton of Breeze and Wyles Solicitors LLP in Enfield says the popularity of second homes in the UK, which are often used as holiday homes, could expose owners to a “minefield” of risks. The popularity of “staycations” – staying … Continue reading

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Landlord left with £270,000 property repair bill after consultation blunder

Failure to consult with tenants over works means landlord has to carry the cost say Court of Appeal Landlords who fail to consult with flat owners before carrying out works cannot expect help from the courts if the tenants refuse … Continue reading

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