Historically, allowing a tenant to pay their rents monthly in advance rather than the more usual quarterly pattern has always been considered a tenant concession. Where landlords have agreed monthly rents they are often documented by way a side letter, providing a personal concession to the tenant.
Squatting has always been a contentious subject for discussion, whether you have been the unfortunate victim of squatters taking up residence in your house or whether you have given support to a client, colleague or friend dealing with the legal process of evicting squatters.
As the property industry emerges from the flurries of snow currently causing travel chaos for hardened commuters, we turn our thoughts to MIPIM. For those in the know, MIPIM is the annual gathering of all things property in Cannes, France.
Over the past few years there has been a shift towards monthly payments but many landlords continue to prefer quarterly payments. Olivia Peake, Trainee Solicitor at Bircham Dyson Bell, looks into the reasons why.
On 6 April 2013 regulations are due to be implemented that will include removing the compulsory obligation to register a rent deposit deed that contains a charge at Companies House.
This week BDB will be celebrating its nomination as Real Estate Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards for its work with the Transport for London (TfL) legal team on the Emirates Air Line cable car system. Whilst these blogs will generally concentrate on topical real estate issues,...