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Drafting Residential Leases 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780752001197
ISBN: 0752001191
Published: October 1995
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Detailing all the key clauses central to the effective drafting of residential leases, this handy book is an ideal source of guidance to practitioners. With each type of clause and tenancy discussed in full, it helps to produce leases which are both legally watertight and intelligible to the landlord and the tenant.

Drafting Residential Leases considers both landlord and tenant issues when drafting such leases, with this edition including coverage of developments such as: assured tenancies; VAT; information to tenants. Drafting techniques are explained clearly and the purpose and effect of each different type of individual clause and tenancy are set out, with any potential problems highlighted.

  • Aims to help the practitioner produce leases that are both legally watertight and intelligible to landlord and tenant
  • Each type of clause and tenancy is discussed in full
  • The book also contains numerous precedents including complete leases, agreements and specimen clauses.

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Landlord and Tenant Law
why grant a lease?
types of tenancy
the term of the lease
premises, easements and other rights
rent and rent increases
service charges and insurance
rates, the community charge, taxes and VAT
assignment and subletting
user covenants
repairing covenants
enforcement and forfeiture
deposits and premiums
disposal of the landlord's interest
information to tenant
lettings to companies
lettings to students
holiday lettings and holiday homes
lettings to employees (non-agricultural)
letting the landlord's home
assured shorthold tenancies
secure tenancies
extension leases under the Leasehold Reform Act
protected tenancies
licences and sharing agreements.