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Landlord and tenants

With the buy to let market rapidly increasingly, our Conveyancing team in Colchester, Essex can advise both landlord and tenants who are involved in short term lettings of residential or commercial property.

We can offer advice to landlords on the process of drafting tenancy agreements and leases, termination and renewal of business tenancies, enforcement procedures for breach of tenancy agreements and leases, including claims for unpaid rent and other breaches, as well as possession claims. Our experienced litigation department can also assist with any issues regarding breaches of tenancy agreements and rent recovery.

Tenants – Things to think about:

  • Term (or length) of the lease to be entered into;
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 implications;
  • Break clauses – flexibility and impact on rental levels;
  • Repair;
  • Alienation;
  • Alterations.

Landlords – Things to think about:

  • Term;
  • Security;
  • Investment value;
  • Tenant ‘mix’ in the portfolio/location;
  • Clean investment;
  • Insurance issues.

For more information concerning drafting and termination of tenancies and leases, residential or commercial, please contact Cate in our Conveyancing team [email protected] or feel free to call us on 01206 577676.

Cate Cussell

Solicitor and Partner, Head of Property Department, Colchester

Cate is a Solicitor in the Property Department covering all aspects of Property including a wide range of commercial matters, leases and residential sales and purchases. Cate approaches every client issue with a clear sense of commercial awareness. Before law, Cate had a successful career in sales. She then studied law part time with BPP in London finishing her studies in 2012.

Email: [email protected]

“The management of my case by GoodyBurrett LLP namely by their young partner Cate Cussell is just amazing, the quick sharp service is second to none, no effort is spared, always ahead of any expectations.  Thanks Cate”

Other matters which could relate to landlords and tenants –

Depending on your circumstances you may need advice for various reasons such as:

If you would like to find out more information on any of the above

Please complete our contact us form at the top of this page, email [email protected]

or feel free to call us on 01206 577676