Residential Property News

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,...

Danger of Subletting Exposed as Court Orders Flat SaleJune 14, 2017

Owning a long leasehold, particularly one in a block of flats or which is part of a larger development, can be very different from owning...

Danger of Subletting Exposed as Court Orders Flat SaleJune 14, 2017

Owning a long leasehold, particularly one in a block of flats or which is part of a larger development, can be very different from owning...

Noise Is Not the Only Form of Disturbance – High Court RulingMay 30, 2017

Disturbance can take many forms and noise is just one of them. Planners made that point in heeding the concerns of residents of a quiet...

Noise Is Not the Only Form of Disturbance – High Court RulingMay 30, 2017

Disturbance can take many forms and noise is just one of them. Planners made that point in heeding the concerns of residents of a quiet...

Court Urges Simplification of ‘Right to Manage’ RulesMay 11, 2017

As a recent case shows, whilst there is legislation which, in certain circumstances, allows leaseholders to obtain the right to manage the buildings they occupy,...

Court Urges Simplification of ‘Right to Manage’ RulesMay 11, 2017

As a recent case shows, whilst there is legislation which, in certain circumstances, allows leaseholders to obtain the right to manage the buildings they occupy,...