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Daejan Investments Ltd -v- Benson: The landlord prevails…..

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the long awaited Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and others section 20 dispensation appeal and found in favour of the landlord by a majority of 3 to 2.   The case was typical … Continue reading

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Channel 4 Dispatches : The Truth About Leaseholds (#PropertyNightmare)

Last night on Channel 4, Morland Sanders took a quick 30 minute look at some of the worst excesses of the leasehold property system.  What did we learn from his brief sojourn into the world of residential landlord and tenant … Continue reading

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Section 60 costs – the great imbalance

With more and more leasehold bloggers popping up and writing about recent case law, I thought I would try and be inventive and write about something that I have recent experience of instead.  When extending a lease under the Leasehold … Continue reading

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Service Charges in London: How are they calculated, charged and administered by landlords and paid for by leaseholders?

The London Assembley has published a report asking the questions on everyone’s lips, in response to an apparently bulging mailbag of complaints from residential tenants about their service charges and disputes with their landlords.  My own view is that many … Continue reading

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More pain for the Peverel Group?

Earlier this year I blogged about the financial difficulties that the parent company of some of the country’s biggest property management companies was having.  Pevel Group Limited remains in administration, having been reported to have been used to guarantee borrowings … Continue reading

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How do you know when terms are agreed?

If you are involved in the extension of your lease or the acquisition of your freehold under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you may be familiar with the phrase “the Principal Terms of Acquisition”.  This is … Continue reading

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