Five Top Tips For Commercial Lease Renewals

Five Top Tips For Commercial Lease Renewals

March 27, 2019

If you own a business and lease your premises, an ever-present source of worry is often ‘what happens when my lease comes to an end?’.  This blog may be of help to you! One of LawBite’s top Property Experts – Ashley Gurr sha...

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Buying or Selling a Leasehold Business? Key things to consider

February 26, 2019

If you are considering buying or selling a Leasehold business, one of the first things you will have to think about will be the Lease itself.  What are your options, and what procedures will need to be followed? This blog post addresses some of those considerations to help you navigate this important area. Existing Lease Terms ...

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Commercial property leasing

Commercial Property Contracts – To review or not to review? That is the question

February 20, 2019

A key question facing both landlord and tenants when negotiating commercial property lease terms is whether to fix the rent across the whole term, or whether to include a rent review clause/s mid-term, and if so whether those rent review clauses should be on a fixed basis or an open market basis.   As this is a crucial aspect of any commercial le...

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Monthly Rolling Tenancy Agreements | What Should Landlords Consider?

January 23, 2018

Monthly rolling tenancy agreements of commercial premises could be an attractive option for Landlords if they wish to test the water with regard to the marketability, popularity and demand of their property. It is also a good option if you are unsure of the business and financial credentials of a proposed tenant. However, there is a lack of certainty in...

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Are the new UK business rates unjust?

October 6, 2016

Business Rates are a tax paid by the occupier of a commercial property. Business Rates are worked out on a property’s ‘rateable value’. That is a figure determined by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA).

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Landing a mortgage when you’re self-employed

March 21, 2016

Despite more and more people deciding to take the plunge into freelancing or contracting, it’s still notoriously hard for self-employed people to get a mortgage. The glory days of self-cert mortgages are far behind us, and if you’re looking for a lender in 2016 you’ll need to provide hard proof of your income.

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Max Duthie, Lawbrief Mediator

5 Questions to ask before signing a commercial lease

January 29, 2016

Committing to a lease of commercial property can be one of the biggest decisions made by any business. Asking the landlord the right questions can help to make sure that the property and the lease are suitable for your business needs.

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Arran Dowling-Hussey LawBrief, Barrister, Mediator and Arbitrator

You Spend Most Of Your Life At Work – Consider This When Renewing Your Commercial Lease

October 16, 2014

Renewing your commercial lease presents the ideal opportunity to ensure that you are occupying on the best possible terms. Rent and other lease expenses are often the biggest outgoings for a business so it is important to review them on a regular basis.

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