Why is my Landlord Claiming Dilapidations?

“The property is in better condition than when I took it on!” This is a phrase we hear all the time from commercial tenants, in disbelief that their landlord is asking them to pay money to repair or refurbish a property when they leave – especially if the property is in better condition than it […]

How should a landlord prepare for a dilapidations claim?

Our experienced surveyors at Harrison Clarke are often asked for advice on how landlords can prepare for a dilapidations claim. In this article, we consider what items a landlord can use to prepare for a claim and what the best approaches are to do so. Claiming dilapidations As a landlord, you may not necessarily be […]

Photographic Schedule of Condition – FAQ

At Harrison Clarke we can offer to prepare Photographic Schedule of Condition, either for a new commercial tenant about to commit to leasing a commercial property or for residential clients seeking to protect themselves or their neighbours prior to commencing construction works. To provide you with a better understanding of Photographic Schedule of Condition, we […]

What can a landlord claim for under dilapidations?

Harrison Clarke are leading chartered surveyors in the Hampshire area. In this article, we will be considering what items a landlord can include in a dilapidations claim. Claiming dilapidations Commercial leases are very different to residential tenancies and typically have a number of lease clauses which relate to lease end dilapidations claims. The main difference […]

What is the purpose of an interim schedule of dilapidations?

Harrison Clarke are leading chartered surveyors in the Hampshire area. In this article, we look at the purpose of an interim schedule of dilapidations. Although there are many elements involved with an interim schedule of dilapidations, understanding the correct procedures to follow will ensure the right choices are made. What is an interim schedule of […]