Leases & Titles

blog yellow circle pmgHere are various blog resources related to all forms of leases, titles, and legal documentation involved with property interests. Whether a straight forward lease agreement or complicated legal documentation, here is help to understand what you're trying to achieve and then practically how to easily do this.


How to Easily Unleash ‘Restrictive Covenants’ With Property and Land

restrictive covenants property management guideYou don’t actually come across these too often, particularly within property management, but when you do they can cause real problems – these are restrictive covenants.

They’re a binding obligation linked with the actual land title which obliges only certain uses or purposes on this land and property, for example a house having a restriction for only one dwelling place when it is desired to build on the garden. Hence when land is being sold, these things can come to light through solicitors and cause problems with deals completing.

Although property management is then looking after interests afterwards, it’s important to understand the basics of these issues to at least ask the right questions at the outset and ideally as part of any...

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Why to be Wary of Removing a Joint-Tenant Name From a Lease

joint names lease property management guideYou sometimes have two people’s names on lease of a property interest, in actual fact sometimes even more. They’re maybe married or partners living together, or possibly business colleagues with a commercial property. And sometimes they may even be a company rather than individual name.

However many names you’re dealing with, there may be a request to have one of these removed, often when a lease is renewed or possibly even beforehand. Upon first impressions this might seem all okay, with them being good payers and possibly no actual changes even to the occupation of the property, just a technicality of changing a name on the tenancy.

You need to tread carefully though, as things are not always what they seem. Even in legitimate cases...

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Easily Sussing Out Wayleaves & Agreements With Services Like Utilities

wayleaves agreements property management guideA typical scenario you come across with mainly commercial properties is a utility supplier wanting permission to trail cables into the property. It could be for an ever-faster internet or phone line, and it all needs to happen quickly for a new occupier at the premises.

But it could also be for, say, a communal TV-supply to an apartment block, and wanting to beef-up the provision for perhaps a new resident who doesn’t have permission to have a satellite dish outside the property.

In the rush of things and slickness of these providers, it can appear to be a simple sign-the-dotted-line, and they will do the rest. That might well be the case, but the trick of good property management is to make sure all eventualities are covered in case...

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