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  • The Lease Commitment

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    Commercial Lease Commitment
    This lesson video goes into the reasons why a lease limits your freedom to deal with the property as you want, and how long the important obligations which you sign up for last, including the payment of rent.

  • Your Bargaining Power

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    Tenants are often in a strong position to negotiate with landlords for better terms, and this lesson video explains why, and also what sort of terms you might consider asking for.

  • Know the Lease Code

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    Did you know that there is a Lease Code, freely available online, which can be a big help in negotiating terms with your landlord? This video lesson describes the Code, and summarises what it says on some of the more important issues.

  • Landlord and Tenant Act

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    The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 gives business tenants the most important protection they have. This video lesson outlines the protection, and warns about accepting leases which don’t have that protection.

  • Limiting Repair Risk

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    It’s a big mistake to just sign up to a repair obligation without looking into what you’ll be committed to. This video lesson identifies some of the risk areas, and practical measures to limit the risk.

  • Break Clauses That Work

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    Many leases now include a break clause (a right to terminate the lease early), but unless you’re careful about what the break clause says, you might end up with a right that doesn’t give you the flexibility you thought you had. This video lesson explains how to avoid that.

  • Shop and flat Leases

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    Many commercial properties, particularly shops, come with a flat above. That involves some extra considerations that you need to know about before you take on the lease. This video lesson outlines the pros and cons.

  • DIY Legal Survey

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    There are all kinds of problems which can be thrown up by the legal rights and obligations attaching to a property. This video lesson gives you a checklist of the most common significant issues, to help you avoid taking on a lease with hidden difficulties.

  • Transfer of an Existing Lease

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    If you’re looking at taking over an existing lease from the tenant, instead of taking a new lease direct from the landlord, there are different issues which you need to know about, and which can be important. This video lesson explains them.

  • Company Lets and Guarantees

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    Taking a lease in a company name can be a useful way of protecting your personal assets, but you need to understand what it means, and what other implications there are.  This video lesson gives some guidance.

  • Alternatives to a Lease

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    Landlords may want you to sign a type of occupation agreement called either a ‘licence to occupy’ or a ‘tenancy at will’.  There are pros and cons to both – this video lesson explains the options.

  • Agreements for Lease

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    Where the landlord can’t grant you a lease immediately you might each want to make sure that the other’s firmly committed to the deal by signing an ‘agreement for lease’.  That adds in some other complications that you need to be happy with before you sign, and this video lesson outlines the main points.