Residential Property News

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,...

Definitive Plan Decides Boundary DisputeApril 23, 2017

Boundary disputes are commonplace and, unless skilfully mediated, can often spiral out of control, ending up in legal action the cost of which far exceeds...

Definitive Plan Decides Boundary DisputeApril 23, 2017

Boundary disputes are commonplace and, unless skilfully mediated, can often spiral out of control, ending up in legal action the cost of which far exceeds...

Failure to Reveal All Proves Costly for DeveloperApril 9, 2017

The standard pre-contract enquiries made by a solicitor when a client is intending to purchase a property include querying whether there are any disputes which...

Failure to Reveal All Proves Costly for DeveloperApril 9, 2017

The standard pre-contract enquiries made by a solicitor when a client is intending to purchase a property include querying whether there are any disputes which...

Carrying Out Building Works? Consult Your Neighbours First!March 21, 2017

Disputes between neighbours can be agonising, both emotionally and financially, but taking advice at an early stage can swiftly draw the sting. In one case...

Carrying Out Building Works? Consult Your Neighbours First!March 21, 2017

Disputes between neighbours can be agonising, both emotionally and financially, but taking advice at an early stage can swiftly draw the sting. In one case...

Housing Association Tenant Pays Price for Unlawful SublettingMarch 7, 2017

Social housing tenants are not normally permitted to sublet their properties. Where it is discovered that they have, an Unlawful Profits Order (UPO) can be...

Housing Association Tenant Pays Price for Unlawful SublettingMarch 7, 2017

Social housing tenants are not normally permitted to sublet their properties. Where it is discovered that they have, an Unlawful Profits Order (UPO) can be...

Expert Resolution of Boundary Dispute ‘Final and Binding’February 22, 2017

Neighbours engaged in boundary disputes would generally be wise to submit their differences to an independent expert for resolution, rather than fighting it out in...