Deeds Guarantors Witness Signatures Notice to Quit Possession and Double Rent

This is a good case for showing a number of issues relating to granting a tenancy, possession proceedings, notice to quit from a tenant, non payment of rent, witnessing of deeds, and a bit of double rent for good measure. Every single piece of paperwork, from...

Inquiry Into the Private Rented Housing Sector

My apologies, this is one of those articles I was aware of but didn’t get round to putting on the website until now: The Communities and Local Government Committee has decided to conduct an inquiry into the private rented housing sector. The Committee invites...

Long Leases, Consent to Sub-Let and Reasonableness

We are commonly asked about charges that a freeholder may make in respect of giving consent for a tenant of a long leasehold property to sub-let that property. A further case decided in the Upper Tribunal is worthy of a short note. Freehold Managers (Nominees) Ltd v...

Notice of Inspection by Local Authority Given as Answer Phone Message

With thanks to one of our members for providing an interesting Residential Property Tribunal case in relation to an improvement notice served by a local authority and in particular what constitutes “good notice” for the purpose of arranging an inspection. Metlane Ltd...