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Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Guarantees and Indemnities - Spot the Difference!

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Guarantees and Indemnities - Spot the Difference!

Guarantees and indemnities are often found together in leases, but are very different obligations.  

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Contracting out of the 1954 Act

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Contracting out of the 1954 Act

Where it is agreed between the parties that a business tenant will not have a right to renew its lease at the end of its term it is imperative that th ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week:  The Trouble with Mortgages of Part

Real Estate Tip of the Week: The Trouble with Mortgages of Part

It’s common for developers and other landowners to grant to their lenders mortgages of part of the property they own. There can be any number of pract ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Lease Frustration

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Lease Frustration

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) entered into a 25 year lease of commercial premises in October 2014.  

Housebuilder Top Tip:  Title Indemnity Insurance – A Quick Guide

Housebuilder Top Tip: Title Indemnity Insurance – A Quick Guide

Where a title defect or development constraint is spotted during property due diligence a discussion around whether title indemnity insurance will sol ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Security of tenure – what it means

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Security of tenure – what it means

If the relationship is not formalised at the start of a tenancy, it is possible that there will be unforeseen consequences – it's not just what you ag ...

Seeds of Change - is Japanese knotweed undergoing a radical image overhaul?

Seeds of Change - is Japanese knotweed undergoing a radical image overhaul?

With news that RICS is in the process of updating its guidance on how surveyors should deal with Japanese knotweed, the House of Commons Science and T ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Adverse Possession – Paving the way?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Adverse Possession – Paving the way?

It is widely regarded that fencing land is an essential ingredient to establish adverse possession, but a recent Court of Appeal case has held that th ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: With or Without Prejudice

Real Estate Tip of the Week: With or Without Prejudice

Written and oral statements marked as ‘without prejudice’ and made in a genuine attempt to settle an existing dispute are prevented from being admitte ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Injunctions against the Unknown

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Injunctions against the Unknown

Conventionally, possession orders are the main method used to evict trespassers. However, the courts are now issuing injunctions to prevent trespass h ...