Residential Property News

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...

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...

Lack of Diligence Costs House PurchaserFebruary 10, 2017

House buyers often regard any inspection of a property beyond that undertaken by the surveyor acting for their mortgage provider as unnecessary. A recent case...

Lack of Diligence Costs House PurchaserFebruary 10, 2017

House buyers often regard any inspection of a property beyond that undertaken by the surveyor acting for their mortgage provider as unnecessary. A recent case...

When is a Conversion Not a Conversion?January 30, 2017

The conversion of agricultural buildings for residential use is commonplace and a special planning regime exists to simplify the procedure for farm owners wishing to...

When is a Conversion Not a Conversion?January 30, 2017

The conversion of agricultural buildings for residential use is commonplace and a special planning regime exists to simplify the procedure for farm owners wishing to...

Short-Term Property Rentals – Points to NoteJanuary 18, 2017

The rise and rise of Airbnb and similar online community marketplaces that allow property owners to rent out their properties on short-term lets has led...