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There is no uniform statutory definition of “dwelling” or “dwellinghouse”. Under the Housing Act 1988, a room in a house in multiple occupation is capable of being the tenant’s “only or principal home”. Under the Finance Act 2003 on the other hand a property must be self contained, having its own sleeping quarters, sanitary facilities,
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The term “lease” comes up a lot in conveyancing but there is often confusion as to what exactly it is, and what it will contain. A lease is essentially an agreement whereby one party agrees to lend something to another party in return for some form of payment. It can relate to anything – a
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10 May2012

All You Need to Know About Covenants

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As well as describing the extent of a property and who owns it the title deeds (or land registry records for registered land, for the sake of this article we will use the terms “title deeds” and “land registry records” interchangeably) also contain information as to any third party interests affecting the property. These are
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