Residential Property News

Argument Over Strip of Land Settled by Court of AppealApril 26, 2012

A recent case in the Court of Appeal illustrates the extent to which property owners will go to protect what they perceive to be the...

Tenant Fails in Claim for Three Times His DepositApril 12, 2012

A former tenant has failed in a claim for damages over and above the return of his deposit, in a ruling that has demonstrated the...

Tenant Fails in Claim for Three Times His DepositApril 12, 2012

A former tenant has failed in a claim for damages over and above the return of his deposit, in a ruling that has demonstrated the...

Here Comes the Sun (and Electricity)March 26, 2012

Many leases contain stipulations that tenants may make alterations to their let property with the consent of the landlord and that such consent ‘will not...

Here Comes the Sun (and Electricity)March 26, 2012

Many leases contain stipulations that tenants may make alterations to their let property with the consent of the landlord and that such consent ‘will not...

Owner Must Take Concrete Steps to Preserve Title to LandMarch 12, 2012

Even if the Government does take action to end the ancient law of adverse possession (‘squatters’ rights’), cases based on the law before any change...

Owner Must Take Concrete Steps to Preserve Title to LandMarch 12, 2012

Even if the Government does take action to end the ancient law of adverse possession (‘squatters’ rights’), cases based on the law before any change...

How Planning Law WorksFebruary 29, 2012

Planning in England and Wales is governed by various Planning Acts and other legal rules. The rules can be quite complex and vary according to...

How Planning Law WorksFebruary 29, 2012

Planning in England and Wales is governed by various Planning Acts and other legal rules. The rules can be quite complex and vary according to...

Landlords Lazy Over Cost ControlFebruary 14, 2012

According to a recent ‘Which?’ report, landlords are lazy when it comes to making sure that costs such as insurance premiums and the like, that...