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APR
02

People are Trespassing on my Property; What Can I Do?

Trespass occurs when someone enters onto another person's land without their permission. Trespass results in the unlawful occupation or interference with the property interests of another. The person being affected by the trespassing does not necessarily have to be the owner of the property; it can also be someone with non-freehold interests, such as a tenant. If someone is trespassing on your property, the correct route to follow can be complicated. There are various forms of trespass, which can be dealt with in different ways. Here we examine the different types and what can be done about it.

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02

Landlord Obligations Under Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Landlords will generally request a deposit at the start of a lease, which will be the equivalent of one- or two months' rent. The purpose of the deposit is to give landlords a safety net when something goes wrong with the tenancy, for example, if the tenant damages the property or leaves it in a poor state of repairs. Where there are no issues, the tenant requests that the deposit is returned to them at the end of the lease. Since 6th April 2007, landlords have been legally required to protect any deposits paid by their tenant into a government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme within 30 days of receiving it. The default residential tenancy is the assured shorthold tenancy, and any deposit received for this type of tenancy automatically falls under the tenancy deposit scheme requirement.

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Landlords’ Rights when a Tenant Defaults

A tenant is in default where they fail to make rent payments or fall behind with their payments. This can have a serious impact on the landlord who in turn may not be able to meet their mortgage payments. There are several remedies available to the landlord to rectify this situation, but the best course of action will depend on the individual circumstances. Here we discuss some of the options available.

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MAR
07

Guide to Service Charges in Commercial Property - 2019

If you are a landlord or tenant requiring advice or assistance with service charges in commercial property, the expert lawyers here at Lewis Nedas can help.

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MAR
06

Guide to the Squatter Eviction Process in Commercial Properties

If you are a landlord or tenant requiring advice or assistance with the squatter eviction process in commercial property or even in residential property, the expert lawyers here at Lewis Nedas can help.

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