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

Residents’ Association Pays Price for Failing to Take Professional AdviceNovember 1, 2018

Many blocks of flats are managed by a residents' association, which has the great advantage of affording tenants democratic rights of self-determination. However, as a...

Building Works Next Door Making Your Life a Misery?October 17, 2018

Construction works on neighbouring properties can make your life a misery but, with the right legal advice, you may be able to do something about...

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...

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