On completion, in addition to the usual requirements1, the original lease or tenancy agreement should be handed to the buyer together with a written authority, signed by the seller and addressed to the tenant authorising future rent to be paid to the buyer2. The apportionment of rent on the sale of a reversion will need to be calculated3.
Where the premises sold comprise a dwelling house, after completion the buyer must give written notice of the assignment to the tenant, including details of the buyer's name and address not later than the next day on which rent is payable or
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