Residential Property News

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...

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...

Selling Property? Once Contracts Are Exchanged You Must CompleteJanuary 10, 2017

Every property seller should be aware that, once contracts are exchanged, there is a strict obligation to complete the deal. One woman who failed to...

Selling Property? Once Contracts Are Exchanged You Must CompleteJanuary 10, 2017

Every property seller should be aware that, once contracts are exchanged, there is a strict obligation to complete the deal. One woman who failed to...

Tenacious House Owner Wins £320,000 Following Compulsory PurchaseDecember 22, 2016

Property rights are strongly protected under English law and those who have their land compulsorily purchased by public authorities are entitled to full compensation. In...

Tenacious House Owner Wins £320,000 Following Compulsory PurchaseDecember 22, 2016

Property rights are strongly protected under English law and those who have their land compulsorily purchased by public authorities are entitled to full compensation. In...