Written by Richard Farnworth

Calculate commercial property stamp duty

Do you need to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax on commercial property?

Stamp Duty Land Tax is a tax paid on the purchase of a property situated in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which is charged as a percentage of the purchase price. Most people are aware of the need to pay stamp duty on a residential purchase of more than £125,000, however commercial property can be…



Written by Richard Farnworth

Top 5 tips for landlords leasing commercial properties

Leasing a commercial property can be incredibly risky for a landlord if they don’t seek the right advice from a specialist solicitor. If a tenant fails to maintain the property, makes alterations without your consent or wants to allow someone else into occupation, it can cause huge problems if the right clauses haven’t been included…



Written by Richard Farnworth

Top tips for tenants negotiating a commercial lease

If you are seeking to lease a commercial property, it is vital that you have access to the right advice to ensure you can negotiate the best possible terms of lease for your business. At Commercial Matters, we can deal with all the legal complexities on your behalf and ensure you are in a strong…



Written by Richard Farnworth

What you need to know about commercial mortgages

Applying for a commercial mortgage on a business premises can be a huge step for any business, whether a one man band or a larger organisation. It is vital that any commercial mortgage you take out as a business, matches your needs in the long term as well as the short term. If you’re thinking…



Written by Helen Robinson

Why should you invest in commercial property?

In recent years, more people have turned to commercial property as a potentially profitable investment opportunity. With increases in the cost of buy to let purchases, commercial property is being considered by many as a viable alternative investment. Reasons to invest in commercial property In this article, our dedicated commercial property solicitors take a look…