UK Property Law

Get UK property law questions answered by Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related UK Property Law Questions
I am a tenant paying £475 per month. I have just learned that
I am a tenant paying £475 per month. I have just learned that the owner of the property is 2 months behind her mortgage repayments to a total of £1,000. The owner will not return my calls. What are my… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,561 satisfied customers
Hi - I am looking to take a flat on rent. The landlord has
Hi - I am looking to take a flat on rent. The landlord has a consent to let on the property and will be doing an AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancy) agreement of 2 years with a 18 months break clause. But… read more
John Knox
John Knox
Solicitor
Post-graduate diploma in law
116 satisfied customers
We need to secure another private assured shorthold tenancy
We need to secure another private assured shorthold tenancy over the next couple of months ideally but also need security of tenure.. Most ASTs are for 6 or 12 months. But how long in law can an assur… read more
Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith
Bachelor's Degree
1,213 satisfied customers
I am considering bidding on a property at auction, it has the
I am considering bidding on a property at auction, it has the status "Mortgagee Not in Possession", the Owner is bankrupt and the Bank is selling. The building appears to be occupied by a tenant, they… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
11,928 satisfied customers
I have receive notice there is a possession hearing on the
I have receive notice there is a possession hearing on the house I rent. What should i do now?… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
11,928 satisfied customers
My husband and I are planning to take a 12 month tenancy (an
My husband and I are planning to take a 12 month tenancy (an assured shorthold tenancy - residential). My husband works for an American based non-profit organization and we have lived outside the UK f… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
11,928 satisfied customers
I am one of six people who signed a 6 month assured shorthold
I am one of six people who signed a 6 month assured shorthold tenancy agreement on the 1 september 2010. I wish to terminate my part and leave at the end of February 2011. The Land lord tells me as a … read more
Thomas Judge
Thomas Judge
9,996 satisfied customers
My daughter decided to quit university after just 2 days, but
My daughter decided to quit university after just 2 days, but as the guarantor for my daughter's accomodation of which is obviously no longer required, is there any way I can get out of this 51 week a… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,561 satisfied customers
as a sitting tenant for 15 years in AST what are my rights
as a sitting tenant for 15 years in AST what are my rights if landlord or LPA receiver seeks possession… read more
Claire D
Claire D
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
3,045 satisfied customers
Hi, I have just purchased an investment property with a
Hi, I have just purchased an investment property with a regulated/protected tenant. Due to this I cannot secure a Buy to let mortgage on the property. Is there anyway to convert the 'Protected tenancy… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
13,509 satisfied customers
A Notice to Surrender was signed around 18th May when a relationship
A Notice to Surrender was signed around 18th May when a relationship broke up. Inadvertently i let one of the tenants remain at the property.I have not issued a new tenancy agreement thinking that a p… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,561 satisfied customers
Hi, my girlfriend s landlord has today served her with notice
Hi, my girlfriend?s landlord has today served her with notice to leave the property. Her shorthold tenancy agreement ended some time ago and for the last eight months (at least) she has paid her rent … read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,561 satisfied customers
Hi, Ive go a fixed term contract for a 15 months, now I
Hi, I've go a fixed term contract for a 15 months, now I am on the trhir month rent. Unfortunately I've been disturbed so much by my top neighbours. My contract do no included break clause . My questi… read more
Thomas
Thomas
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
1,343 satisfied customers
I have fallen a couple of months behind with my rent due to
I have fallen a couple of months behind with my rent due to an illness and now being unable to work. Obviously I acknoweledge the debt but am unable to pay just yet. I am seeking advice from numerous … read more
Thomas
Thomas
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
1,343 satisfied customers
If you sign a 12 month lease but have to leave the property
If you sign a 12 month lease but have to leave the property after 3 months due to a change of circumstances - having to leave the university. After the landlord has retained the deposit, what is the p… read more
Thomas
Thomas
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
1,343 satisfied customers
I have a property that I wish let friends use for six months
I have a property that I wish let friends use for six months at no rent. I wish to have the right to return the property to my possession at six months or at any time after, subject to a reasonable no… read more
PortsmouthLaw
PortsmouthLaw
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
255 satisfied customers
the tenancy was granted in April 2008 and says this is a contractual
the tenancy was granted in April 2008 and says "this is a contractual tenancy outside thw Housing Act 1988 because the house is not the tenant's promaty or sole residence. The rent is under ?25K and t… read more
INC
INC
Solicitor-Advocate
Master's Degree
15,125 satisfied customers
My landlord has not been paying his mortgage, and the company
My landlord has not been paying his mortgage, and the company is threatening him with repossession. What are my rights if the property is repossesed? Also, the landlord is not the owner, it seems one … read more
lawsolved
lawsolved
Bachelor's Degree
1,484 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Thomas

Thomas

Lawyer

1,343 satisfied customers

BA (Hons), PgDip, Practising Solicitor

Clare

Clare

Solicitor

1,329 satisfied customers

25 years exeperience

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

15,125 satisfied customers

LL.B, LPC, LL.M, Pg.Dip, Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Alex J.

Alex J.

Law

448 satisfied customers

LPC, 2 Years Conveyancing

Buachaill

Buachaill

Barrister

291 satisfied customers

Barrister 17 years experience

Matt J

Matt J

Solicitor

216 satisfied customers

LLB(HONS)

John Knox

John Knox

Solicitor

116 satisfied customers

solicitor with 8 years experience

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x