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Property

Service charges
What's a service charge?Service charges can be punitive. But the good news is that the landlord can't charge them unless the lease allows it. Use this checklist to be sure of your position.   Read more
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Looking for property
Where do we start looking? These days there are countless places to look for property. This checklist should help ensure you don't waste too much time on the process.  Read more
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How leases work
How does a lease work?A leasehold agreement is a contract. However, as it relates to land, it will often contain unfamiliar language and all sorts of traps for the unwary. This checklist will help you stay out of trouble.  Read more
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Business rates
How are business rates set?You can't escape business rates but you need to be sure you're not paying too much either!  Read more
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Planning and building regulations
How should we deal with planning and building regulations?Planning and building regulations are a fact of life and may serve to limit what you can do with your property. Work through this checklist to flag up the most important considerations.  Read more
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Insurance
What's the position on insurance?You can't assume that the landlord will take care of all the insurance for the building. If you do, you might find yourself on the end of a claim that you have to pay yourself.   Read more
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Anything else to remember
?A final checklist to help ensure you haven't overlooked anything - something that's easy to do when there are so many things to consider.  Read more
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Problems with landlords
What if we have problems with the landlord?For the most part, landlords want to get on well with their tenants. But sometimes the relationship breaks down. Use this checklist for pointers on how to deal with such a problem.   Read more
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Funding the purchase
How should we fund the purchase?How you fund the purchase will depend on a variety of factors. Use this checklist to consider the basic options. If nothing else, it might help to eliminate them.  Read more
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Options
What are the options?When it comes to choosing suitable premises for your business, the options are fairly limited. For complete control, you might opt for freehold but for more flexibility, something like serviced accommodation might fit the bill. Read more
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Suitable premises
Are the premises suitable?Use this checklist to help marshal your thoughts so that you can decide upon something suitable.   Read more
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Rent
How much rent should we pay?No one in business wants to pay any more rent than they have to. You need to check the leasehold agreement to see what the landlord can get away with.  Read more
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Leasehold premises
Why should we consider leasehold premises?A leasehold premises can offer many advantages over a freehold - but there are pitfalls too. You need  to be aware of them all to be able to make a balanced decision.   Read more
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Buy or rent
Should we buy or rent?That's the $64,000 question. There are pros and cons to both options. Use the checklist to work through them.  Read more
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