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Real Estate Tip of the Week: Schedules of Condition

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Schedules of Condition

Where a property is not in full repair, it is sometimes agreed that the tenant's repairing obligation shall be limited to keeping the property in no w ...

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: EU General Data Protection Regulation – Are you ready?

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: EU General Data Protection Regulation – Are you ready?

The NHS handles a large amount of personal data on a daily basis. The definition of personal data goes well beyond confidential and sensitive informat ...

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Have your say on the Service Charge Code

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Have your say on the Service Charge Code

You may be involved in a service charge regime either as an occupier, or as a landlord of, for example, retail income-generating space. RICS have publ ...

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Avoid a 1954 Act trap

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Avoid a 1954 Act trap

It is not unusual for a landlord to try to push for improved terms on a lease renewal. However, where you are negotiating a renewal of a lease which i ...

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Advertisement Consent

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Advertisement Consent

Off-site tenants occasionally advertise their own business, or seek to maximise their income, by granting advertising rights affecting their demise.

Protocol Dictates

Protocol Dictates

There is a number of options open to a landlord when a tenant falls into arrears. One option is to issue debt proceedings. From 1 October 2017 a new P ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Break Conditions

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Break Conditions

Conditions attached to break options are fertile ground for dispute, particularly because such conditions have to be strictly performed. For a tenant, ...

Tip of the Week: Breaks and Surrenders – Apportionment of rent when a lease ends early

Tip of the Week: Breaks and Surrenders – Apportionment of rent when a lease ends early

If a lease term expires on a day which is not the end of a quarter (or other agreed rental period) it is well established (in practice, if not in law) ...

Tip of the Week: Rights mean responsibility

Tip of the Week: Rights mean responsibility

You may be familiar with the expression 'Derogation from Grant'. The underlying principle is that what is given by one hand cannot be taken away by th ...

DAC Beachcroft Real Estate Adviser Tip of the Week: A Bit On The Side

DAC Beachcroft Real Estate Adviser Tip of the Week: A Bit On The Side

Care should be taken when side letters (usually containing personal concessions to tenants) are issued in connection with leases which have the protec ...