Six Months Rent in Advance, Tenancy Deposits and Section 21 Notices

Introduction An important question relating to 6 months rent paid in advance, tenancy deposit schemes, and service of a section 21 notice has been answered today by the Court of Appeal in the case Johnson & Ors v Old [2013] EWCA Civ 415 Outline Through their...

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...

Change to Ground Rent Notice

Ground rent is a regular payment which a leaseholder must pay to their landlord (sometimes called ‘the freeholder’) under the terms of their lease. Before ground rent is payable on a residential long leasehold property (which is one where the lease was...