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implications of selling council accommodation to sitting tenant purchasers.

Timothy Denys Shaw

implications of selling council accommodation to sitting tenant purchasers.

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Published by University ofBirmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Soc.Sci.) - University of Birmingham, Institute of Local Government Studies, 1982.

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Open LibraryOL13802479M


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implications of selling council accommodation to sitting tenant purchasers. by Timothy Denys Shaw Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The main benefit of selling a house with sitting tenants is that it can cost you less over the short term. Properties in some areas can take several months to sell, which could result in a loss of income if the property is empty.

If you have a property being rented out at £ a month, a week period without the tenant in it could cost you more than £4, Buyers rights as the new landlord.

When the house is sold, the new buyer becomes the landlord of the tenants, just like that the seller was. The text books describe this as saying that he ‘stands in the shoes’ of the seller. He doesn’t possess extra rights and certain grounds for eviction will not be available. Far from it. Although it is certainly not unknown for new landlords to have unrealistic ideas about their rights over sitting tenants.

Here are some home truths. Selling a flat subject to a tenancy or lease does not end the tenancy or lease. As I have written earlier, a tenancy / lease is a legal interest in the property. It cannot be destroyed.

LandlordBuyer will happily purchase your property with sitting buy property with all types of tenants including: AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancies) protected tenants, life agreements, assured tenants and verbal or informal arrangements.

In addition, our service means that, as a landlord, you do not need to inform or alert your tenants – and we assure. City of Harare has resolved to sell its rented residential accommodation to sitting tenants who have been in occupation for twenty years or more.

Many residents of council properties have called the buildings home for decades but, lacking tenure, have never felt comfortable investing in their upkeep and development. Specialist companies exist that purchase sitting tenant properties, they look at the property as a long-investment, with yield of around 4% in London or 6%+ elsewhere in the country.

Most rents for sitting tenant properties are low (so the yield is low), therefore the sale price is often considerably less than market value.

3. Purchasers rights as landlord. When the property is sold, the purchaser will become the landlord of the tenants, in the same way that the vendor was. The text books describe this as saying that he ‘stands in the shoes’ of the vendor. If the current tenants in a property on the market are on an assured shorthold tenancy, they have no right to lifetime occupation and are also likely to be paying full market rent.

That makes buying a property with that sort of sitting tenant less risky, but you should still make full enquiries Author: Virginia Wallis. What is a sitting tenant. A sitting tenant is a renter living in a property that their landlord decides to sell.

If the tenant has an ongoing contract or agreement with their original landlord, then they retain the right to live in the property when it changes hands. Some landlords actively look to purchase properties with sitting tenants as it could offer a settled and more reliable proposition if the tenants.

The short answer is that you can sell your house with sitting tenants to a cash house buyer like us. Property Saviour specialise in buying properties with sitting or problem tenants. Make a free enquiry now for your free valuation and a guaranteed quick sale. A sitting tenant is a renter who is already occupying a property.

Provided they have an ongoing contract in place with their original landlord when the house is sold, they are legally entitled to continue living in it. The benefits of selling a house with tenants as a buy-to-let. Selling a house with tenants in situ can certainly have its. Benefits of selling your tenanted property to Open Property Group.

We have years of experience in buying property from Landlords who wish to sell property with sitting tenants. By selling your property to us, means that you do not have to experience any of the following costs: Estate agents fees of approximately 2% plus VAT.

It may also represent the ‘unintended’ consequences of increasing residualisation of social housing stock; sales of council homes to sitting tenants under the ‘right to buy’ scheme and transfers to other landlords (mainly housing associations) left a residualised council sector containing a high proportion of poor-quality housing located in unpopular : Stephen Farrall, Emily Gray, Phil Jones.

Read more at Selling a property with sitting tenants. The Directors of Open Property Group comment: "We will consider any tenanted or problem property, no matter what the status of the tenant's tenure.

We consider tenants on AST's, Assured, life tenancies, regulated tenancies, or even no tenancy agreement at all. Council had earlier approved the sale of its houses in leafy suburbs to sitting tenants before the same decision was made for those in high-density suburbs.

The houses would be sold after valuation by the city’s estates department and some of the properties were expected to be sold for as high as $ in the low-density areas with the. Rights of housing association tenants. If you are renting from a housing association, a co-operative or similar voluntary organisation (known as approved housing bodies or AHBs) your tenancy comes under the residential tenancies legislation and you have most of the same rights that private tenants have.

The sales process can be seen as the first stage in a longer-term recomposition of the rural housing market. Although the actual mechanism of sales brings about a tenure shift in housing provision and, very frequently, a change in the visual characteristics of the property (as the new `owners’ privatise their home with physical changes to the exterior and interior of the dwelling), Cited by: Has anyone sold a property with sitting tenants.

I've mentioned on other threads about the potential of me selling our rental and we've just redecorated and let with a very nice couple; I'm assuming its the very same sales process but smaller pool of buyers due to the requirement for them being an investor.

HC Deb 25 June vol cc § A local authority shall be bound to sell a house or flat which it owns to a tenant who makes a formal request to purchase it at a market price less a percentage reduction based on a formula related to the length of tenancy, but no request may be so made until the tenant has resided therein for a period of not less than seven years and.

The Right of First Refusal (RFR) is provided by Part 1 of the Landlord and Tenant Act (the Act) as amended by the Housing Act Where a landlord is proposing to sell his interest in a building containing flats in relation to which the RFR exists, he must, by law, first offer it to the tenants before offering it on the open market.

Selling an investment property with tenants in place can be a minefield. Issuing the correct notice of termination, giving the appropriate notice period and much more need to be considered.

Read our guide to selling an investment property. The Tenants' Voice does not provide legal advice and our content does not constitute a client-solicitor relationship.

We advise all tenants to act respectfully with their landlords and letting agents and seek a peaceful resolution to problems with their rented property. For more information, explore the articles in our Eviction : Aleksandar Stoyanov.

Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage as you are selling after 18 months of moving out, only part of the gain you make – the gain being the sale price less the purchase Author: Virginia Wallis. §Mr. Reginald Eyre (Birmingham, Hall Green) In company with the hon.

Member for Birmingham, Perry Barr (Mr. Rooker), I strongly support the Birmingham council's policy for the sale of council houses to sitting tenants, and I too, have strong feelings about the many difficulties in administering Birmingham's vast council estates in a humane and understanding.

A Life tenant is a tenant that can live in a property for the rest of the life without having to pay ANY rent. They are usually given this right due to them having sold their home for a small percentage of it’s value possibly using an equity release scheme, or sometimes the tenancy may be inherited or passed down as part of an estate or will.

properties the Council could offer to sell the property to the sitting tenant or sell the property on the market if it were to be vacated inline with the current disposal policy. The sale of properties with sitting tenants where the tenant does not wish to buy the property is not an option which can be pursued.

If only one of you wants to end the tenancy and the other joint tenant(s) wants to stay in the property, your council may: give the remaining tenant(s) a new tenancy at the same property.

A ‘sitting tenant’ is a different definition of a tenant they are protected under the Rent Actand have more rights in law than an AST tenant. A sitting tenant is defined as a regulated tenant and in most cases has a tenancy which pre dates the Housing Act of and the implementation date in January As specialists in the acquisition of regulated tenancies, we act as direct purchasers of properties with sitting tenants in the Glasgow area.

We aim to provide you with a hassle free transaction and minimal disruption to your tenants. A central element of the privatization of council housing has been the development of a stock transfer policy, where public housing is transferred from a local authority to a not-for-profit Author: Norman Ginsburg.

The Property Buyers is a reputable buyer of those that want to sell regulated sitting tenant property, houses, and homes. Call for a free valuation. Selling with Regulated Tenancies and Tenants. The Property Buyers Buy Regulated Tenancies and Tenants/5().

the government introduced a national tenants purchase scheme for the sale of council houses to sitting tenants at a discount in The scheme has boosted home ownership rate from % in to % in It has also contributed to a relatively even distribution of home ownership and housing wealth across social classes.

Tenants Without A Written Contract- Verbal Tenancy Agreement Whether you’re a tenant or a landlord, if you’ve been daft enough to enter into a situation where a property is being rented out without a written tenancy arrangement specifying the terms and conditions of the tenancy, you’ve ultimately created a verbal/oral tenancy agreement.

Fear not if you haven’t received a formal written tenancy agreement document from your landlord, in some cases a verbal agreement is struck between a landlord and a tenant and although not ideal, they are still regulated by the Landlord and Tenant Act It is important to understand that even a written tenancy agreement will not always include the full extent of what is needed.

In Birmingham tenants rejected stock transfer while in Glasgow, following a tenant vote for transfer, the city's entire council housing stock was transferred to a not-for-profit housing agency. There is generally a significant difference in price with a sitting tenant, and obviously, this is the figure you would expect to form part of the discount.

As sitting tenants, you have good security and the right of first refusal. Therefore, get your figures in. Exchange your council or housing association home with another tenant. Advice and benefits. Community and living.

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Council leaseholders. Council tenants. Energy efficiency. Sitting Tenant Brokers. We sell sitting tenant properties across the whole of the UK. Please click here to see a full list of our current properties for sale.

Previous Sitting Tenant Properties Sold. We have sold a large number of properties with sitting tenants, life tenants, assured tenants and properties with agricultural ties. But by far the largest privatisation of public good was the sale of council homes worth an estimated twenty-two billion in ”.

This was forced through with the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme, the purchase of council homes by sitting tenants, which, as Bougton points out, was first mooted by Labour in the election.

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