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Official search with priority—registered land or seller’s title pending first registrationHow and when to search?An official search with priority will...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Consecrated land—Church of EnglandFor the purposes of this section of this Practice Note, consecrated land means any land or building which has been...
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9th Nov
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Subject to contractIf a party who strikes a bargain wishes to make it clear that it does not intend to enter into a binding contract until a formal...
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9th Nov
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What is a headline rent?In a falling market, landlords frequently offer tenants financial inducements to take a lease in order to maintain the level...
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9th Nov
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The rule against derogation from grant applies in addition to any obligation of quiet enjoyment. It is not excluded by an express covenant for quiet...
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9th Nov
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Wrongful interference with an easement is a private nuisance. The existence of the easement must be established for a claim to succeed.Not every...
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9th Nov
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This Deed is made on [insert date]PARTIES1[insert name of the owner of the Servient Land] [ of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales...
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Effect of appointmentA fixed charge receiver is appointed under a legal charge or mortgage and only has power to deal with and dispose of the charged...
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How should the money be transmitted?Most contracts relating to commercial property incorporate either the second or third editions of the Standard...
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9th Nov
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Nature of an easementAn easement is an incorporeal right enjoyed by the owner of a legal estate (dominant tenement) over land in the ownership of...
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You are applying for registration of [insert details of property] at HM Land Registry and as part of that application you must disclose any overriding...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak....
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Joint insuranceJoint insurance arises where two or more people insure separate insurable interests in the same property with the same insurer under a...
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A statutory lease extension may involve both a freeholder and one or more intermediate landlords. An index map search or a search through one of the...
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8th Apr
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A tenant (individual or corporate body) who holds a long lease of a flat and owned it for a continuous period of two years may serve a notice (a...
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8th Apr
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Compulsory acquisition of landlord's interestAn acquisition order under Part III of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), entitles certain long...
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8th Apr
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A tenant who holds a long lease of a flat has a statutory right (subject to compliance with statutory qualifying criteria) to a 90–year extension of...
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8th Apr
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Subject to various qualifying criteria, tenants who hold long leases of flats have a collective right under section 1 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing...
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8th Apr
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The tenant of a house which is held under a long lease has the right to acquire the freehold or an extended lease of the house and premises under...
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8th Apr
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The rightA tenant of a long leasehold house and any attendant premises (eg a garden, garage, yard etc) has a statutory right (subject to compliance...
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8th Apr
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Time limits and delaysThe time limits for the various stages of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) procedures can seriously delay the...
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8th Apr
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Mandatory and optional leasebacksThe nature of the collective right of enfranchisement is such that it may be exercised in relation to premises...
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8th Apr
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The landlord's counter-notice — time-limit and contentTime limitThe landlord must serve its counter-notice (also known as a s 45 notice) by the date...
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8th Apr
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Under Part 2 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (CLRA 2002), long leaseholders of flats in mainly residential buildings (subject to...
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8th Apr
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A tenant of a long leasehold house and any attendant premises (eg a garden, garage, yard etc) who has owned the property for at least two years has a...
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8th Apr
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Subject to various qualifying criteria, tenants who hold long leases of flats have a collective right under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban...
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8th Apr
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The landlord must serve their counter-notice by the date specified in the initial notice. The counter-notice must:•admit the participating tenants'...
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8th Apr
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Where a landlord admits, or fails properly to dispute, the right of a qualifying tenant to acquire a new lease, the landlord is bound to grant, and...
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8th Apr
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Under Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, s 71 (CLRA 2002), tenants can claim the right to manage the premises which contain their flats. To...
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8th Apr
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Need for binding contractAlthough the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) treats the reversioner and the nominee...
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8th Apr
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Notice of tenant’s claimA tenant wishing to claim the freehold or an extended lease of their house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) must...
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8th Apr
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The need for co-operationCollective enfranchisement involves strict time limits and requires all participating tenants to co-operate. Every...
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8th Apr
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The RTM companyThe right to manage can only be acquired and subsequently exercised by a right to manage company (RTM company). This must be a private...
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