Licence to Alter: getting the balance right

Jonathan is a leaseholder in a lovely two-bedroom apartment in a stunning residential block. He had lived there for three years and one day he had a vision! This involved knocking down a partition wall between his kitchen and sitting room, and installing a hard-wood floor throughout the newly created, open-plan space. He knocked on the wall … Read more

Licence to Alter: What does the lease say?

‘Lease’ is the legal term for a property contract giving the leaseholder exclusive possession of land for a determinable period of time. The lease itself is essentially a written agreement recording the terms on which the landlord cedes possession of the property to the leaseholder. If the leaseholder ‘sells’ the property, strictly speaking what they … Read more

Alterations and Variations — Lease Changes Made Simple

Event Details Venue: Providence House, Providence Place, Islington N1 0NT. Closest stations are Angel, Highbury and Islin Date: 15/09/2016 Time: 08:00 The team from EKA will be joining up with Bolt Bourdon Solicitors to run a joint presentation for Resident on the topic of Licences to Alter and terms of the Lease. This follows on from the success … Read more