SMC Chartered Surveyors advise on all aspects of Rent Reviews & Lease Renewals. We act for tenants and landlords.
Our market knowledge and expertise means that we can give our clients the best advice.
Our service includes a thorough inspection of your property and its surroundings. We also thoroughly read the lease and other relevant documents.
We consider rental evidence from various sources, which then enables us to provide an informed opinion of the likelihood of achieving or resisting a rent increase.
We negotiate with the other party with the aim of achieving the best possible outcome. The negotiation process includes discussing all the aspects that affect the rental value of the property. These include physical attributes such as the size, location and quality of the premises compared to the available comparable evidence. Discussions also centre around the terms of the lease and legal and economic factors.
In some cases, it is not possible to reach agreement with the other party. If a referral to mediation, independent expert or an arbitrator is necessary, we have the experience, skills and qualifications to represent you professionally.
On lease renewals, we work in close conjunction with our clients’ solicitors. This is with regard to: