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8:49 AM, 20th May 2022, About 19 hours ago

Tricky Use Class Issue (D1/E or F1)?

unfortunately this is the risk you take although the pre planning advice if sought is SUPPOSED to be an indicator of the potential for (in this case ) a change of use.
Without actual planning permission the seller cant sell saying it has so in reality even if the Council said a high likelihood, you still have to take a chance and the buyer cant up the price as this is not guaranteed either.

Charles above seems to have a solution..

The best way to deal with this situation is likely to be either a condition contract or an option ('CC/O') granted to you rather than a sale contract. The CC/O would give you a certain amount of time to get a certificate of lawfulness and if you get it by that date you complete the purchase if you dont you either agree an extension or both walk away.... Read More


12:28 PM, 19th May 2022, About 2 days ago

Eddie Hughes, Minister for the Private Rented Sector, to address national landlords conference

"The conference will also provide guidance on how landlords can best respond to a renewed Government push to improve the energy efficiency of rented housing"

If the NRLA has some balls and were representing LL's PROPERLY should be doing ALL of this already. He should already versed on the massive implication of all these measures proposed.

His title??? The Minister for the Private Rented Sector.... Read More


16:07 PM, 17th May 2022, About 3 days ago

Listed Building work conversion of Grade 2 listed use class E to Takeaway?

basically...not worth considering at all given the headache alone going through Planning... never mind the costs of gaining such permission before you even start.... Read More


13:43 PM, 17th May 2022, About 4 days ago

Shortage of rental properties so extreme tenants are refusing to leave?

Reply to the comment left by Happy Landlord at 16/05/2022 - 18:02
You will be in great demand in the next few years my friend!.... professionally signing off all those official reports demanded by the government to show exemption to those properties who can't get to the EPC C rating...

How far do you travel??? ;)... Read More


10:36 AM, 17th May 2022, About 4 days ago

Can I index link rents into my tenancy agreements?

Reply to the comment left by chris at 17/05/2022 - 00:07
I take the 'not previously agreed' to mean that you have not already agreed the rent increase amount with the existing tenant.... Read More