Section 48 Notice After Tenancy has Ended

Section 48 Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 requires a landlord to furnish by notice the tenant with his address in England or Wales at which notices (including notices in proceedings) may be served on him by the tenant. A failure to provide such an address results in any...

Letting to Minors

It is not possible for an infant (minor) (a person under 18 years of age) to hold an estate in land [s.1(6) Law of Property Act 1925]. By virtue of paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 1 to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 any purported grant of a legal...

Grant Assured Tenancy Not An Assured Shorthold?

Introduction The tenancy deposit legislation has provided many problems for landlords, in particular this is true for student landlords. One way to avoid the scheme for student lettings would be to grant an assured tenancy rather than an assured shorthold. However,...
Leases in Writing and as a Deed

Leases in Writing and as a Deed

Except for a tenancy taking effect in possession with a term not exceeding 3 years [s.2(5)(a) Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989],  a contract for the disposition of an interest in land (which includes tenancy agreements) can only be made in writing...