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
Hello I had a tenancy on a flat, I wanted to finish it early, the agency and landlord acce
Hello I had a tenancy on a flat, I wanted to finish it early, the agency and landlord accepted, Clause in tenancy said I could terminate early with fee, (no timescale given). Agency sent email agreein… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
13,525 satisfied customers
Hi. We have recently paid six weeks deposit for a rental
Hi. We have recently paid six weeks deposit for a rental property, but have not yet signed any agreements (other than for the £500 holding deposit) for the tenancy. For personal reasons, we no longer … read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,666 satisfied customers
I rented a three bedroom flat out to three foreign workers.
I rented a three bedroom flat out to three foreign workers. Their boss, who I have known for some years stood guarantor for the tenancy agreement which was payable monthly in advance. After 2 months (… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
13,525 satisfied customers
Student daughter has signed an Assured Shorthold Tenancy. Agreement
Student daughter has signed an Assured Shorthold Tenancy. Agreement runs from 1 July 2013-29 June 2014. Paying 12 months rent over 10 month period. Asked for and paid Holding Deposit October 2012. Sig… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
13,525 satisfied customers
my son has a flat to rent. The tenant is claiming housing
my son has a flat to rent. The tenant is claiming housing benefit but since the first payment, paid directly by the benefits agency to the landlord, no rent has been paid. The tenant has been living e… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
13,525 satisfied customers
My partner and I recently decided to rent a flat together.
My partner and I recently decided to rent a flat together. The landlord would not accept us signing a lease for less than a year (to be able to serve 2 months notice after 10 months), and would not in… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
12,068 satisfied customers
This is concerning refunding of deposits There is a new
This is concerning refunding of deposits There is a new built flat that we were due to move in on the 17th of December which was agreed by the landlord and their letting agency. However, they have mis… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
12,068 satisfied customers
Hello, I am looking for some legal advice regarding a
Hello, I am looking for some legal advice regarding a tenancy I have just terminated in Manchester. To continue my job I was obliged to move to China very quickly. I left the rented accommodated, retu… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
12,068 satisfied customers
Due to the current property market we are renting our our 1
Due to the current property market we are renting our our 1 bed flat on South London (we are not professional landlords). We are rented it out for the last 2 years successfully with no problems from o… read more
Thomas Judge
Thomas Judge
10,009 satisfied customers
I paid 300 holding deposit to an Agency for a flat I liked
I paid £300 holding deposit to an Agency for a flat I liked ( acknowledged in writing with date of proposed start of tenancy), and said I wasn't sure whether I was going to pay 6 months' rent in advan… read more
Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith
Bachelor's Degree
1,213 satisfied customers
We are residential landlords working through a letting agent
We are residential landlords working through a letting agent through whom we have previously let our property. Due to a change in our personal circumstances, which would leave us homeless, we need to … read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
12,068 satisfied customers
I viewed a flat in East Dulwich and on the strength of that
I viewed a flat in East Dulwich and on the strength of that signed a tenancy agreement with an estate agent. Having signed the contract I went to the flat to move in. On arrival with vacant possession… read more
Thomas
Thomas
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
1,343 satisfied customers
My husband and I have just arrived back in London after 4 years
My husband and I have just arrived back in London after 4 years abroad. We have found a nice flat through a reputable letting agent (Bushell's in Clapham Common) and paid a GBP 230 holding deposit to … read more
Thomas Judge
Thomas Judge
10,009 satisfied customers
The Agency I will be renting the flat through does not appear
The Agency I will be renting the flat through does not appear to be very proffessional and I am concerned for two reasons : 1. They do not show a company registered address on the letter heading/or an… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
12,068 satisfied customers
Hi, As I understand it, under a normal short hold tenancy
Hi, As I understand it, under a normal short hold tenancy one can end the tenancy at the end of the agreement without giving notice, as long as you move out on the last day of the agreement, and there… read more
Matt J
Matt J
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
216 satisfied customers
Hello I was about to sign the tenancy agreement on a flat
Hello I was about to sign the tenancy agreement on a flat letting in London when I realised that the estate agent had increased the rent contrary to the price which we agreed. To summarise: the flat w… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,666 satisfied customers
Hello, We are a couple and have given a deposit plus one
Hello, We are a couple and have given a deposit plus one month rent in advance - more than £2000 - on Thursday 14/01 in order to rent a property in London with a letting agency. The agent had promised… read more
Aston Lawyer
Aston Lawyer
Head of Residential Property
LLB (HONS)
3,776 satisfied customers
Went to view some flats - put an offer in of 260pw and gave
Went to view some flats - put an offer in of £260pw and gave the gents this amount. Our offer was rejected - they wanted £275 pw which we can't afford - Agent says we have lost the £260 we gave him. I… read more
Claire D
Claire D
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
3,045 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:

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

MaggieUSA

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

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

1,332 satisfied customers

25 years exeperience

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

845 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

452 satisfied customers

LPC, 2 Years Conveyancing

Buachaill

Buachaill

Barrister

301 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