Can I acquire land through squatters rights?

Can I acquire land through squatters rights?

Can I acquire land through squatters rights? Most people are generally aware of the term “squatters rights” which in principle, allows a person who has been in possession of a piece of land for a long period of time to apply to acquire legal title to it. Given that...
New government Code of Practice for commercial property relationships

New government Code of Practice for commercial property relationships

New government Code of Practice for commercial property relationships The government has published a new Code of Practice to assist landlords and tenants as they deal with income shocks caused by the pandemic. On 19 June 2020, the government published a new Code of...
Covid 19 impact on Plot Sales – Update

Covid 19 impact on Plot Sales – Update

Covid 19 impact on Plot Sales – Update In May, I explored how Covid-19 was effecting new build plot sales and the current market position at that time, read here. There has been a significant amount of change in the last 4 weeks and so this brief update will...
Protections for commercial tenants to be extended

Protections for commercial tenants to be extended

Protections for commercial tenants to be extended The Government has announced that it will be extending the restrictions on the ability of landlords to recover rent arrears from tenants as follows: – The Government will amend the Coronavirus Act 2020 to extend...
How to prepare for Bridging and Development Finance

How to prepare for Bridging and Development Finance

How to prepare for Bridging and Development Finance Unlike a standard mortgage instruction, bridging or development finance facilities aimed at funding development of a property have additional requirements that borrowers should be aware of. So what is needed to...