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The walk to work in Warwick

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It is nearly a year since the Feldon Dunsmore team re-located to Leafield Estate in Warwick. I am lucky enough to live within walking distance of the office and enjoy walking to and from work on most days. Out of work I can often be found walking locally, in...

Plan the Plan

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There are many scenarios in which plans are required in property transactions – usually where part of the property is the subject of the transaction or a particular area of land needs to be indicated. For example: Indicating the extent of the area to...

The Feldon Dunsmore team continues to grow

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The past few months have been a time of mixed emotions here at Feldon Dunsmore. Last week we said ‘goodbye for now’ to Plot Sales Manager Aimee, who has begun her maternity leave. The office will certainly be quieter for a while; the same...

Security of tenure under LTA 1954 - Do you have a right to a renewal lease?

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A lease must be granted for a fixed length of time and will therefore have an end date of the contractual fixed term. However, provided that a tenant of a business lease meets certain qualifying criteria, they will have the statutory right to a renewal lease...

Residential Property Developer Tax under the Autumn Budget 2021

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Earlier this week, the Autumn Budget revealed eagerly awaited further details of the proposed Residential Property Developer Tax (“RPDT”). First, by way of background, what is the intention behind the tax? The events of the night of 14th June...

What is an EPC?

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In today’s world, tackling climate change and reducing carbon emissions is a priority and there is a trend towards looking for more sustainable, energy efficient options in day-to-day life; from sustainably produced clothing to walking or cycling the...

Ch-ch-changes

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Over the past 18 months, we have all experienced unprecedented change in nearly every aspect of our lives as a result of the pandemic: From wearing a mask when buying a pint of milk, to not being able to see loved ones, to unexpected financial hardship. With...

Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 - Renewal leases in light of the pandemic

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Broadly speaking, commercial tenants who occupy commercial premises for the purposes of carrying on their business benefit from ‘security of tenure’ under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Provided the relevant provisions of the 1954 Act have not...

Take Notice! How to Serve Lease Notices

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Many agreements and deeds in the property sector include provisions requiring or allowing one party to serve notice on the other party, or a third party, if certain events occur. For example, a tenant, landlord, or both, may have the right to terminate the...

A Day in the Life of a Feldon Dunsmore Human

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You have read what a day in the life of one of our Directors Of General Sociability involves (see Beatle’s blog ), but what does a typical day for one of the Humans in the team look like? No two days are ever the same as a commercial property...

Top Tips for Tenants

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There are many matters which a prospective tenant should consider before taking on a new lease, in order to mitigate the risk of potential unknown and costly liabilities in the future. The below list provides just a few examples of some of the important...

What is mine?

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There are many scenarios where we are asked the question ‘what is mine?’. For example, developers want to be sure that their proposed development fits within the land they own; and tenants want to know exactly how much of a property they are...