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EG 27-03-21

P.46 Holiday Lets part 2 What if you let your flat on airbnb for holiday lets - Lease has a user covenant ‘single private residential unit’ = breach. Not to use for business? No subletting? No nuisance?  = read the article!p.49 Drafting for the next pandemic - Ts are seeking Covid clauses - suspending rent, and desperate Ls are agreeing to this. Will ’54 Act renewals get them too? Three
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EG 20-03-21

p.51 Holiday lets from Hell. What is a holiday let, is it subject to the Protection from Eviction Act 1977?,  how long can they be for?, do the guests have to have a proper home? How do you recover possession from holiday or non-holiday guests!P.53 Electric Charging points - practical issues involved when installing them. Wayleaves,  planning, insurance, title issues, electric supplies, leases,
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EG 13-03-21

P.53 There have been court decisions holding  ‘No DSS’  tenant policies are unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. p.55 Telecoms Code code questions. Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd v Ashloch Ltd and another [2021] EWCA Civ 9   A  code operator occupying under a s.24 LT54 continuation tenancy - the 54 Act applies, not the code. Also Cornerstone Telecommunications
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EG 06-03-21

p.36 The two lease problem - Dilapidations. A lease (“thefirst lease”) is granted. It contains a tenant’s obligation to repair and to reinstate alterations, if so required by the landlord. When it expires, a further lease (“the second lease”) is granted by the then landlord to the same tenant, on substantially similar terms, including the same repairing and reinstatement obligations. When
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EG 27-02-21

p.17 PRS /  BTR sector up - Australian bank set to pour £1bn into build to rent schemesAnd p. 18 Banks pull out of offices - P.32 - Huge amounts of VC money pouring into aggressive roll  of lots of retail and grocery distribution centres - not big 100- 200,000  sqft but lots of small 2,000- 5,000 local ones - repurposing empty shops - will these be within Class E?P.44 - Top
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EG 20-02-21

P.21 Office take up drops across big six cities !P.36 Arrears, eviction and enforcement - where are we now. Useful article summarising the often confusing regulation affecting recovery of possession and arrears of rent on both residential and commercial sectors and looks at what’s nextP.39 Insurance market is hardening on commercial property - tips for owners seeking insuranceP.40 Back to basis -
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EG 13-02-21

P.39 Investors are hunting out resi, build to rent and PRS is awash with cash!p.40 The environmental protection post Brexit - review of the likely results , what the govt is promising, their stance on climate change and so onP. 44 Am I insured for Covid? Workthrough of a situation for an owner of a commercial hairdressing premises. Are they able to claim under their Business Interruption insurance?p.13
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EG 06-02-21

p.19 Flexible working ‘the Flex sector’ is consolidating as some operators are going bust as a result of Covid though post covid it may become popular again as tenants reduce their dedicated office space if there is more home-working post covid.P.21 lots of office and resi development! P.41 More Telecoms wars - case law is evolving on how much rent will have to pay under the new TCC. Rooftop
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EG 30-01-21

P.51 3rd article in series about cybercrime and the effects on property. Risk of hacking into a buildings ‘smart systems’ the creation of ‘digital twins’ of a building to model maintenance cycles, the use of Blockchain to deal with maintenance etcp.53 Legal differences between Wales and England I the residential rented sector and property related taxation. The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016
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EG 23-01-21

P.13 Surprising news that the London office market is still attracting major occupiers and record breaking rents, despite COVIDP.15 Magna Capital spend £20M on proposed office to resi schemes from small investors and others, but has lost the lot! Not all office to resi is a goldmine..P.16. Back to the office? The end of home working after the pandemic - some of the worlds biggest office occupiers
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