Residential Property News

Facing Compulsory Purchase of Your Home?December 18, 2017

Home ownership is generally regarded as providing safety and long-term security, but this is not always the case as properties can be compulsorily purchased by...

Flat Tenants – Taking Over Management Can Be a Legal MinefieldDecember 4, 2017

Most leaseholders would like to obtain the right to manage their own premises. However, as one tribunal case shows, there are many potential pitfalls, so...

Couple May Lose House After Denying Neighbour Access to MeterOctober 18, 2017

Disputes between neighbours can blight the lives of all concerned and it is always wise to seek legal advice before matters get out of hand....

Don’t Delay in Completing ‘Formalities’October 4, 2017

There is a tendency to think that procedural matters are mere formalities and there is no need to be in a rush to dot the...

Court Rejects Rerun Argument in Property DisputeAugust 13, 2017

Problems with covenants affecting land are common and sometimes a dispute can resurface years after it seems to have been settled. In a recent instance,...

Court Rejects Rerun Argument in Property DisputeAugust 13, 2017

Problems with covenants affecting land are common and sometimes a dispute can resurface years after it seems to have been settled. In a recent instance,...

High Court Blocks ‘Super-Basement’ Extension PlansJuly 25, 2017

Basement extensions are increasingly popular, particularly in areas where property prices are high, but are not always looked upon favourably by neighbours. In one case,...

High Court Blocks ‘Super-Basement’ Extension PlansJuly 25, 2017

Basement extensions are increasingly popular, particularly in areas where property prices are high, but are not always looked upon favourably by neighbours. In one case,...

Couple Ordered to Demolish House Built Without Planning PermissionJuly 3, 2017

Planning laws are complex and before starting any building work it is always wise to seek professional advice. In one case that proves this point,...

Couple Ordered to Demolish House Built Without Planning PermissionJuly 3, 2017

Planning laws are complex and before starting any building work it is always wise to seek professional advice. In one case that proves this point,...

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