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Tenants: Get Yourself In The Right Gear

...do you want a reversionary lease, or do you actually want to regear your lease? In these strange and challenging times, many tenants are looking to change the terms of their lease, by, for example, agreeing to an extended lease in return for a...

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Why Building Regulations are Important

What are Building Regulations? The UK Planning Portal defines Building Regulations as being the “minimum standards for design, construction, and alterations to virtually every building”. In practice, Building Regulations control the methods...

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Ground Rent Issues

What is Ground Rent? In order to enforce the terms of a Lease, a Ground Rent must be set.   This is generally in the form of a Tenant paying an ongoing sum of money to the Freeholder on an annual basis. This is because a Leasehold title (i.e....

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Overage Agreements – Top Tips

Overage Agreements – a popular, but potentially risky route for a seller to try to secure a share in any future uplift in the value of the land that they are selling. To explain, an Overage Agreement is an agreement between a buyer and seller,...

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