Commercial Property FAQs

Do I need to carry out searches when buying or leasing a property?

We would always strongly recommend carrying out the full range of searches when either… Read more

Do I have to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on commercial property?

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is payable to the Inland Revenue on purchases and leases of certain… Read more

When do I pay the deposit on a commercial property?

A deposit is paid to the seller's solicitor when contracts are exchanged. It is usually… Read more

I am a tenant under a Lease and I want to bring it to an end. Help?

A lease is a legally binding commitment for a certain number of years and usually that term… Read more

I am buying a Pub. Do I need to sort out the licence?

We have experts in the field of alcohol and entertainment licensing within our Commercial… Read more

How much are commercial property legal costs?

This will depend on a number of factors. The main element will be the amount of time spent on… Read more

How long will a commercial property transaction take?

This depends entirely on the work involved. Again without details of a specific transaction, it… Read more

Who deals with a commercial property transaction?

All commercial property transactions are dealt with by one of the firm's Solicitors who… Read more

Do I need a survey if I am only taking a commercial property lease?

Most people accept that when buying a property they need a survey before committing themselves… Read more

Does property in good repair clause in lease apply for property in poor repair?

I am a Tenant and the Lease says I have to keep the property in good repair but it wasn't… Read more

Does setting up a limited company to rent a property limit liability?

It is true that a limited company limits your personal liability. However, If you set up a new… Read more

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06 Feb 2017

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