9 Documents Landlords Need to Give to New Tenants When They Move In

Best Practice when a new tenant moves into a property is to supply them with the following documents: Introductory Letter with Essential Information (such as Emergency Numbers and House Rules) PAT Report (Portable Appliance Test) Current Gas Check Guide to Utilities “...


Lease Extensions: Statutory Procedure versus Informal Agreement

A leasehold property is a depreciating asset with the ownership of the flat reverting to the freeholder at the end of the lease. Therefore a lease extension should be viewed as a property purchase rather than just a legal matter.  The lease extension cost takes into account...


When should you make a Will?

It is vitally important that you make a Will to ensure that your property and assets pass to your intended beneficiaries following your death.  If you do not have a Will then the Government decides who inherits your property and assets after you die by virtue of the...


Not satisfied with the way your block is managed?

 Not satisfied with the way your block is managed by your landlord? Leaseholders have the statutory right to compel the landlord to transfer management to a separate company set up and run by themselves—the Right to Manage (RTM) company. Providing at least 50% of...


Stop & Shop parking in Ealing Borough saved, for now

Last month, we have published an article about the Stop & Shop parking which Ealing Council proposed to implement in the near future.  This proposal would not only prevent non-residents from using the Stop & Shop bays free of charge but would also threaten the local...