Ground Rents

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What is peppercorn ground rent?

The Oxford dictionary defines peppercorn rent as “a very low or nominal rent”[i]. But just how low is low? And why is it called peppercorn …

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Selling ground rents – A simple guide for developers

Whenever flats are built, whether that be in a purpose-built block or through a house conversion, there will be an opportunity for developers to create …

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How much should ground rent be?

An update on leasehold reform The way that ground rent is calculated, reviewed and collected has changed dramatically over the last 100 years. What was …

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Tenant not paying ground rent? Here are five things you can do

As a freeholder, one of the most challenging and frustrating tasks that we can face is dealing with difficult tenants. From disturbing neighbours to illegal …

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