Law of the Landlord – Landlord Laws

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Landlord Laws

It is essential that anyone deciding to become a landlord understands the full force of the law they will face for any breach of regulation, says Paul Kaufman, a consultant here at Wiseman Lee. Are you tempted to become a buy-to-let landlord? Many have been lured to do so by easy mortgages, cheap interest rates and expectation of income combined with … Read More

Rent Recovery Rule Changes

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Rent Recovery

Last year, the rules relating to the recovery of rental arrears were changed. Ruhul Ameen, a partner in our civil litigation department here at Wiseman Lee, explains the problems landlords now face with rental recovery. On 6 April 2014, a new set of rules relating to the recovery of rental arrears by seizing tenants’ goods came into force. The new rules, whilst … Read More

Intestate Estates – Dying Without a Will

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Intestate Estates

Beverley Browne, is partner in our Wills and probate department, explains the implications of being intestate (dying without a Will). It is estimated that only three in 10 people in the UK have a Will. Many simply don’t write a Will at all, in spite of this being an age of increasingly complex financial affairs and particularly in the light … Read More