Need for planning permission in short-term lease control areas

Need for planning permission in short-term lease control areas

https://www.simplicitylegal.co.uk/business/commercial-conveyancing-leases/A confirmation was recently made by the Court of Session that the classification of a short-term let control area does not necessitate planning permission for a short-term let use that began anterior to the designation. Temporary renting The expansion of short-term holiday rentals prompted the Scottish Government to implement a licensing system and grant planning…

Considerations for landlords when consenting to a sub-lease

Considerations for landlords when consenting to a sub-lease

Many firms have experienced transformation as a result of recent events. Some people have benefited from the transition and seen growth, which has prompted them to expand by purchasing larger facilities. Others need to reevaluate their footprint in an effort to downsize due to financial difficulties or changes in their working styles. The possibility of…

My partner and I are going to buy a home together, what should I be thinking about?

When you buy a home, especially your first home in a joint tenancy, it is rather a big step and you may be worried about a mortgage. As gloomy as it may sound, it’s vital to consider the “what ifs?” in case things don’t turn out as expected. Selling the home and splitting the proceeds is…

Property disputes: can a witness refuse to assist or give evidence in court?

Property disputes: can a witness refuse to assist or give evidence in court?

Witnesses are frequently needed in property disputes to establish the facts of a case. But who ought the parties to summon to court to give evidence, and what happens if they refuse to cooperate? Who can give evidence in court? There are many things we must look at while bringing someone to court as a…

what are the three most important considerations for establishing how a schedule of condition affects a tenant’s obligation for dilapidations?

What Are The Three Most Important Considerations For Establishing How A Schedule Of Condition Affects A Tenant’s Obligation For Dilapidations? It is typical for a tenant to attempt to reduce their dilapidations liability under a commercial lease by making reference to the state of the property at the beginning of a lease. When this happens,…

Managing common areas in a housing development

Managing common areas in a housing development

A developer’s goals in managing the common components of a development include: Maintaining the amenities and services within a development to make sure it provides a high-quality living environment. Make sure the management structure gives the developer a way out so they can transfer management to a trustworthy successor and transfer all liability for common…

What Commercial Landlords Should Do When a Tenant Requests Alterations

What Commercial Landlords Should Do When a Tenant Requests Alterations

The tenant’s obligation to get consent Unless there is an apparent limitation in the Lease Agreement, a tenant is entitled to make the desired changes without first seeking the landlord’s permission. Hopefully, the renter has previously analysed the lease conditions to determine whether they require the consent. The Clause in the Lease dealing with the…

What can be done to recover rent arrears on a commercial property in Scotland?

What can be done to recover rent arrears on a commercial property in Scotland?

The landscape for commercial landlords in Scotland continues to shift, as the remaining pandemic-related limits on rent arrears collection are eliminated this month. Both landlords and tenants have been required to stay current on numerous legal developments during the last two years. At the pandemic outbreak, a variety of measures were enacted that limited landlords’…