Residential Property Articles

Repossessions – the Duties of Mortgage Lenders

When mortgage arrears are serious and/or there is a breach of the mortgage covenants, the lender will usually seek an order for repossession of the...

What is a Tenant’s Improvement?

The law allows any tenant (with some exceptions) who has lived in a property for more than three years under a lease of more than...

What is a Tenant’s Improvement?

The law allows any tenant (with some exceptions) who has lived in a property for more than three years under a lease of more than...

Buying Abroad – Considerations

After another cold, wet summer and with dull economic prospects at home, you might be thinking of buying a property abroad or even making a...

Buying Abroad – Considerations

After another cold, wet summer and with dull economic prospects at home, you might be thinking of buying a property abroad or even making a...

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Residential Property News

Tenants Must Bear Cost of Safety ImprovementsAugust 14, 2018

Following the Grenfell disaster in 2017, cladding has come under close scrutiny with surveys being carried out as a priority in buildings across the UK....

Council Tax to Bite on Empty PropertyJune 20, 2018

In 2017, 205,293 dwellings in England were left empty for six months or more. With the housing shortage never far from the news agenda, steps...

Working From Home? Do You Have the Right?May 24, 2018

Although they may not know it, many householders are banned by restrictions in their title deeds from using their properties for commercial purposes. Recently, a...

Planning Law – Take Advice Before You ActApril 22, 2018

The planning system is very far from straightforward and sensible landowners seek legal advice before tackling it. The point was underlined by one case in...

Premature Contract Signature Proves ExpensiveApril 8, 2018

Signing a contract before you are sure you are willing to complete it can be a huge mistake: judges do not flinch from enforcing valid...

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