Specialist Letting Agent seminar – Getting possession is ensuring you know more than nine tenths of the law!

DATE: MONDAY 26TH JANUARY TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: DOUBLE TREE HILTON 2-8 HANGER LANE The private rented sector is flourishing but facing increasing cases of rent arrears and subletting, along with further regulation and scrutiny by central and local Government. If problems arise, Landlords need to know that immediate action can

Retaliatory Eviction Legislation Fails In Commons But Is Re-Introduced In The Lords

Followers of our blogs and attendees of our seminars will know that Sarah Teacher of the Liberal Democrats sought to introduce legislation designed to prevent landlords obtaining a Possession Order following the service of a Section 21 Housing Act 1988 Notice as a retaliatory response to the tenant complaining about disrepair. Her proposals in the

Consultation On Deemed Discharge of Planning Conditions

There is currently a Government planning consultation on, amongst other things, the deemed discharge of planning conditions. As developers are very much aware, unnecessary delays in the discharge of planning conditions can cause significant problems. To address this, the Government is seeking enabling powers to introduce the deemed discharge of certain planning conditions in the

If you are a tenant of commercial property, how should you compile an application for landlord’s consent to assign or sublet?

The quality of the application will influence the time taken to give consent and the likelihood of consent being given. As a corollary, if you are a landlord of commercial property, how should you respond to such an application and, importantly, reduce the risk of either having to consent to an unwelcome application or even

What is the effect of a company entering into administration, and will the rent be paid? Part 1 & 2

PART 1 On the 15th September 2014 Administrators were appointed for various Phones 4U businesses. The Administrators are now busy trying to salvage parts of the businesses. Hence it is a useful occasion for Landlords to remind themselves was is the effect of a company entering into administration, and will the rent be paid? Administration

Where you have a lease of commercial premises and the tenant exercises a break clause, is the tenant entitled to be refunded any rent paid in advance beyond the break date?

Where you have a lease of commercial premises and the tenant exercises a break clause, is the tenant entitled to be refunded any rent paid in advance beyond the break date? A break clause is a clause which permits a tenant to terminate a lease on a date, known as the break date, earlier than