What is a lease extension?

What is a lease extension?

What is a lease extension? What is a lease extension? A lease extension is the method by which a leaseholder extends the term of their lease. Leases of both flats and houses exist and are capable of extension. Can I extend my lease? Provided certain criteria are met...
Landowners: What is a Conditional Contract?

Landowners: What is a Conditional Contract?

Landowners: What is a Conditional Contract? In a nutshell it is a contract which is conditional upon one or more things happening before the contract can proceed to completion.In a nutshell it is a contract which is conditional upon one or more things happening before...
Selling Land with the Benefit of Planning – Preparation for Sale

Selling Land with the Benefit of Planning – Preparation for Sale

Selling Land with the Benefit of Planning – Preparation for Sale With the increasing demand for land to help house our growing population, a large number of landowners who may have previously been overlooked as potential development sites are now starting to...
Preventing Property Fraud

Preventing Property Fraud

Preventing Property Fraud   For most people the property you own will be your most valuable asset. This in turn makes property at risk of fraudulent activity owing to the value that is attributed to bricks and mortar. Those most at risk from property fraud are...
VAT, Commercial Property and the Option to Tax

VAT, Commercial Property and the Option to Tax

VAT, Commercial Property and the Option to Tax The default position is that commercial properties are exempt from VAT.  This means that the purchase or leasing of the property would not attract VAT on the purchase price or rent. However, it is not as simple as that...
Common Questions from Developers on Residential Leases

Common Questions from Developers on Residential Leases

Common Questions from Developers on Residential Leases The current leasehold reform is changing the landscape of residential new build plot sales, both in terms of substance and policy. It is understandable therefore, that when property developers are readying their...