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Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) and quarter days

As the end of the quarter for commercial rent fell on 29th September we thought we would highlight the process if rent on any commercial premises is late. When can CRAR take place? Commercial rent arrears recovery can take place

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MoJ possession statistics

  The Ministry of Justice has released the latest possession statistics. The possession statistics now highlight the median time taken to reach each stage of the possession, these statistics can be quite misleading, and we have looked at the mean

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Eviction of travellers

Amidst the UK’s housing crisis there is also a shortage of authorised sites for travellers to set up on. This shortage of authorised sites has led to a dramatic increase in the numbers of travellers setting up on unauthorised encampments

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Commercial property: CRAR and forfeiture webinar Q&A

Here are the questions and answers from our webinar on "commercial property: CRAR and forfeiture of lease"  held on 21st June. Can CRAR be exercised if the tenant does not pay, can the landlord then instruct you to enforce peaceable

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Commercial property: recovery of service charges

Recovery of fees with a CCJ If you own or manage a commercial property, you can use CRAR to recover rent but what can you do when there are additional fees and charges that are also due? Because CRAR can

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Eviction checklist for landlords

Before you start the eviction process, you need to ensure that you are using the correct paperwork, there are two pieces of legislation that cover evictions of residential tenants these are section 8 and section 21. Eviction checklist under Section 8

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Unauthorised traveller sites consultation

On 5th April 2018, the Government announced a consultation on the law and powers to deal with unauthorised caravan sites, as these can cause significant distress for both residents, who complain of anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and noise, as well as

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Squatters in pubs, offices and commercial buildings over Christmas

Many of us may spend some time in the pub over Christmas, however not all guests come in wanting a full round of drinks that they are prepared to pay for! This is also the case for other buildings that

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Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR)

We understand the importance of maintaining cash flow through regular rent payments. When tenants fail to pay, recovering what you’re owed isn’t always easy, but CRAR - commercial rent arrears recovery - is designed to support commercial landlords recover rent

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Forfeiture of lease

Commercial landlords have two options, should their tenant breach the terms of their lease due to non-payment of rent. Mixed use premises They can obtain an order for possession or use the common law remedy of forfeiture. If there are

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