Your questions    

At Morgoed Estates we recognise that the laws surrounding ground rents and rentcharges are archaic and often difficult for you to understand. To help you understand the concepts and practicalities involved we have put together a list of the most common questions we are asked by tenants.

THE LAW

What is a ground rent?

What is a rentcharge?

What are covenants?

Why should I pay my ground rent or rentcharge?

PAYING YOUR GROUND RENT OR RENTCHARGE

What forms of payment do you take?

How do I get a receipt?

My solicitor wants a receipt. How do I get one?

BUYING YOUR GROUND RENT OR RENTCHARGE

How can I purchase my ground rent or rentcharge?

Do you offer an easy payment scheme?

Why have you not offered me the opportunity to buy my ground rent?

COVENANTS

I am redeveloping my property. Am I in breach of covenants?

Do extensions and other improvements breach covenants?

Why must I ensure that I am not in breach of covenants?