Residential Property News

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...

Failure to Prove Trust Relationship Stymies Effort to Block Sale of PropertyDecember 8, 2016

A surprising number of cases are brought to court each year in which allegations are made that the true ownership of an asset is something...

Failure to Prove Trust Relationship Stymies Effort to Block Sale of PropertyDecember 8, 2016

A surprising number of cases are brought to court each year in which allegations are made that the true ownership of an asset is something...

Right to Daylight Confirmed by High CourtNovember 21, 2016

The law relating to the right to daylight is more complicated than one would think, bearing in mind that there is, in principle, a general...

Right to Daylight Confirmed by High CourtNovember 21, 2016

The law relating to the right to daylight is more complicated than one would think, bearing in mind that there is, in principle, a general...

Park Bench Agreement Leads to Legal BattleNovember 7, 2016

The Court of Appeal has taken the unusual step of concluding that a verbal agreement reached by a couple on a park bench should determine...

Park Bench Agreement Leads to Legal BattleNovember 7, 2016

The Court of Appeal has taken the unusual step of concluding that a verbal agreement reached by a couple on a park bench should determine...