As a landlord, it is important to be aware of the recent changes to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) for commercial properties. Previously, it was unlawful to lease a commercial property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or G. However, from 1 April 2023, you are not lawfully able to continue […]
What is the Register of Overseas Entities? The ROE is a public register held by Companies House showing the beneficial (actual) owners of UK property. The ROE came into force on 1 August 2022 through the new Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022. Before the Act, a company owning property in the UK did […]
A story hit the headlines earlier this month after a neighbour cut a tree in half which divided his drive from his neighbour’s drive. This being after a long dispute about pigeons nesting on his ‘side’ of the tree and causing a nuisance.
During the pandemic, the UK government imposed restrictions which resulted in some tenants being unable to use their property for the use permitted under the lease. Whilst many landlords were reasonable in re-negotiating the payment of rent during this time, others sent demands to tenants for full rent, as per terms of the lease.
A new national permitted development right is coming into force, allowing commercial, business and services use (currently in Use Class E) to be converted to residential property without the need to submit a full planning application.
Who is Middlesbrough Development Company? Middlesbrough Development Company is a local authority trading company and operates as the development team for Middlesbrough Council. Working in partnership with private and public sector organisations it aims to deliver residential and commercial investment into Middlesbrough to achieve regeneration and economic growth goals and to improve the quality of […]
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