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Increasing Numbers of Landlords are Looking for Commercial Property for Rent

09 May, 20170 Comments
In the past three years, the number of investors who are turning to commercial property has tripled, suggest experts. According to recent figures, traditional investors who would have sought residential properties are now seeking commercial properties, such as offices and restaurants, instead. This comes as new changes and tougher taxes have been brought into place,
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Torts on goods left behind during forfeiture

27 February, 20170 Comments
A landlord may forfeit a commercial lease when the tenant is in arrears with the rent (usually by 21 days or more) under Common Law. The lease will be forfeited by the peaceable re-entry of the premises, normally undertaken by certificated enforcement agents. This article will consider what rights and duties the landlord has with
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Eviction of trespassers – hazards and health and safety

23 January, 20170 Comments
We recently covered the use of the High Court writ of possession to remove trespassers (“persons unknown”). In this article, we look at the actual eviction – the preparation and the execution of the writ. Trespassers may include squatters on commercial property or land (squatting in residential property was made a criminal offence in September 2012), travellers
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Quarter days and commercial rent arrears

12 December, 20160 Comments
In England and Wales, commercial rent is normally payable quarterly in advance. Traditionally these are known as “quarter days” and have been in use for centuries. The dates they fall on are – 25th March (Lady Day), 24th June (Midsummer Day), 29th September (Michaelmas) and 25th December (Christmas Day). Whilst many commercial landlords still use
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Increase in landlords investing in commercial lettings

10 May, 20160 Comments
Following an influx of enquiries from commercial landlords looking to use the latest offer(s) available at TR Lettings, a master broker now says that an increasing number of landlords are diversifying away from residential property and investing in commercial units and developments. Clever Lending have reported that many property investors are moving away traditional buy-to-let deals,
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CRAR – what needs changing?

01 October, 20150 Comments
In July, the British Property Federation reviewed Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery and the changes it would like the Ministry of Justice to consider. The Sheriffs Office comments on BPF's recommendations and adds their
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Stress testing your buy to let portfolio

08 January, 20140 Comments
Every landlord, whether they own a couple of properties or a couple of hundred, is running a business. Like any business, it’s a numbers game – and the numbers can often be unpredictable. When Mark Carney took over from Mervyn King as the Governor of the Bank of England on 1 July 2013, the economy
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