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What is an authorised guarantee agreement (AGA)?Under an authorised guarantee agreement (AGA), an outgoing tenant guarantees some or all of the...
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9th Nov
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Nature of mortgages and chargesMortgages and charges are distinct forms of security. A mortgage can be legal or equitable and involves the transfer of...
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9th Nov
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A benevolent fund is an institution, including a body of trustees, which holds funds on trust for the purpose of relieving poverty amongst a defined...
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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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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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Panel 11 (transfer of whole)/panel 12 (transfer of part)—Additional provisions1Definitions[Lease•the lease particulars of which are set out in...
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9th Nov
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There are three different ways by which an easement can be implied at common law:•necessity•intended use•the rule in Wheeldon v BurrowsThe implied...
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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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9th Nov
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When transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express provision to the...
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9th Nov
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1 The Grantor grants to the Grantee the right for the Grantee and his successors in title as owners or occupiers for the time being of...
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9th Nov
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The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) Handbook (SRA Handbook 2011) which contains the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Code of Conduct (SRA...
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9th Nov
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A good marketable title is shown where a seller is able to deduce a good title to the property he has contracted to sell. The seller is not required...
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9th Nov
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This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[name of person releasing the covenants] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which...
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9th Nov

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A restriction can be entered in the register and indicates that the proprietor's powers of disposition are fettered in some way. Its effect is to...
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25th Jan
Q&As
Since 13 October 2003, subject to certain exceptions, it has become compulsory to register the grant of a lease for a term of seven years or more out...
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22nd Jan
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Under section 1 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967), a tenant of a long leasehold house and any associated premises (eg a garden, garage, yard...
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22nd Jan
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The Land Registry Practice Guide 63: Land Charges—applications for registration, official search, office copy and cancellation, outlines the procedure...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 22nd Jan
Q&As
Section 82(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925 (LPA 1925) does not allow a person to covenant with himself but only with himself and others. As to the...
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22nd Jan
Q&As
Where a leasehold estate and reversionary estate, come into the same ownership, the lease merges into the reversionary estate and so terminates. There...
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22nd Jan
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A restriction is a form of entry which places limitations on the land owner’s powers over the land. Restrictions are primarily used to protect the...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 22nd Jan
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We refer you to the Land Registry’s Practice guide 3: Cautions against first registration at paragraph 2. It is possible to register a caution to...
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22nd Jan
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Under Part 1, Rule 3(3) of the Land Registration Rules 2003 (LRR 2003), SI 2003/1417 the registrar has power to divide a title in the circumstances...
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22nd Jan

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