How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Subletting

If you decide to rent out your flat, it’s important to be aware of some of the pitfalls of subletting. When you became a leaseholder, you agreed to comply with the terms of the lease and to do things such as keeping it in good repair, paying your service charge and obtaining consent for certain actions. If you don’t comply with these rules you are ‘in breach’ of your lease. Before subletting you must check that you are permitted to sublet and whether you need to obtain any consent or licence to do so. If your lease requires your freeholder’s […]

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