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How to stop your commercial sale or letting from turning into a horror story

October 29, 2018

Follow these simple tips to ensure you next disposal is nightmare free.. 

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5 things for lenders to consider when appointing an LPA receiver

October 12, 2018

Are you a lender? Consider these six ways that Kempton Carr Croft’s LPA lead can help you recover debt and...

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Frequently asked questions – LPA receivership

October 10, 2018

What is LPA receivership? What are the duties of a receiver, and when is an LPA receiver appointed? Find out...

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6 steps to residential lease extension

October 8, 2018

6 steps for leaseholders wanting to extend their residential leases under The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993

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A freeholders guide to residential lease extension

October 8, 2018

What are your responsibilities, rights, how much will it cost and other answers to frequently asked questions about lease extension 

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A step by step guide to collective enfranchisement

October 8, 2018

To help you gain a better understanding of the leasehold enfranchisement process we’ve outlined the key steps that take place...

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A freeholders guide to leasehold enfranchisement

October 8, 2018

Everything you need to know if you've been approached by your tenants regarding the purchase of your freehold. 

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A leaseholders guide to leasehold enfranchisement

October 8, 2018

What is collective enfranchisement? Is it worth buying the freehold? Who can apply? and other FAQs. 

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What is collective enfranchisement and do I qualify?

October 8, 2018

The criteria that needs to be met to apply for collective enfranchisement. 

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3 frequently asked questions about commercial lease renewals from tenants 

October 5, 2018

When should I think about my lease renewal? What is a section 25 and who should initiate a lease renewal. 

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The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 – how does it protect me as a tenant?

October 5, 2018

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 protects tenants of commercial property. Find out how this affects you at the point...

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Key things for landlords to consider at the point of lease renewal

October 1, 2018

Make sure you consider these key points well ahead of your tenants lease renewal dates 

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Three frequently asked questions about lease renewals from landlords

September 14, 2018

When should I think about my lease renewal? What is a section 26 and who should initiate a lease renewal.

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11 simple DIY & garden improvements that could increase the value of your home

August 10, 2018

If you're feeling productive this bank holiday weekend, see how many of these DIY & garden improvements you can get...

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Should I buy my freehold or exercise my Right to Manage?

March 20, 2018

Is Leasehold enfranchisement or the Right To Manage the right option if you want more control over your block?   

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Who will be affected by the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)?

March 20, 2018

Commercial landlords need meet new minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) from April 2018.  

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4 types of damp that could ruin your home

March 15, 2018

Understand the different kinds of damp and how you can prevent it from ruining your property.    

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What is affecting the value of your property?

February 9, 2018

Valuations are required for the majority of sales and purchases of real estate. Learn how the figure is  calculated.

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Building Survey vs Mortgage Valuation reports

December 19, 2017

The concept of mortgage valuations and building surveys is often misunderstood by prospective buyers and property owners. Find out the differences here.

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Party Wall FAQs: 18 Questions You May Be Asking

December 14, 2017

Everything you need to know when building works trigger the Party Wall Act. 

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How to resolve different kinds of property disputes

November 30, 2017

Resolving common property disputes include valuation figures, boundaries and building works.  

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