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What is a rent deposit?A rent deposit is a sum of money that is deposited by a tenant when it takes a lease of premises as security against the...
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19th May
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DateD [date]Parties1[name of Landlord] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is...
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19th May
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Manorial rights are relics of the feudal system of land tenure. They can still exist in relation to land that:•is former copyhold land, or•was...
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19th May
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What is a disclosure letter?A disclosure letter is a letter from a seller to a buyer containing both general and specific disclosures as well as a...
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19th May
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What is a letter of non-crystallisation?A letter of non-crystallisation is required by a buyer’s/lender’s solicitor to confirm that:•a floating charge...
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19th May
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Registrable restrictive covenantsRestrictive covenants imposed on unregistered land are registrable as D(ii) land charges unless:•entered into before...
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19th May
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Generally, the tenant remains liable for the rent even though the premises have become unusable. Consequently, leases normally contain a provision...
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19th May
Precedents
Date [date]Parties1[name of (first) Seller] [and [name of second Seller] both] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales (with company registration...
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19th May
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Is the agreement a grazing licence or farm business tenancy?What is a grazing licence?A grazing licence is an agreement under which a landowner allows...
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19th May
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What is a lease surrender?A lease surrender is a mutual agreement between the landlord and the tenant that the lease will determine before the end of...
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19th May
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This Practice Note sets out the searches that should be carried out prior to completion (pre-completion searches), including priority searches (OS1...
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19th May
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date [date]Parties1[name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered address is at]...
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19th May
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Disposal and devolutionThe equity of redemption arises as soon as the mortgage is made. It is an interest in the land which the mortgagor...
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19th May

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Q&As
I am acting for a landlord granting a lease to a tenant with a guarantor. My client is concerned about the tenant’s financial position. Are there any...
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