Archive for July 2019

When should you extend your lease?

Over recent months I have seen an increase in the number of leaseholders contacting us for advice on how to extend their lease. In many respects this is unsurprising given the proliferation of leaseholds created in the 1980s and 1990s means that all of these leases are now at the stage where renewal should be […]

Reclaiming Tenant Deposits

 I’ve little confidence in predicting the effect of Brexit on the property landscape and so I thought I would focus on something  which I can write about with some authority. Tenant Fees Ban: 2019 has been the year that we have seen the introduction of the tenant fees ban. Possibly bad news if you have […]

What is Section 20?

For those of you with many years experience in the property game there are two answers to this question. The first could be the section 20 notice which, prior to the Housing Act, needed to be served to indicate that the tenancy which was about to be created was to be an assured shorthold tenancy. […]