Plot Sales FAQs

Plot Sales FAQs

Plot Sales FAQs Where NHBC (or alternative warranty provider) deal with the warranty and the Building Regulations on a development, what is the different between the Cover Note and Final Certificate? The Cover Note confirms that the 10 year new build warranty is in...
What is Alienation?

What is Alienation?

What is Alienation? ‘Alienation’ is the right granted in a lease for a tenant to assign, sublet, or share occupation of their property. This is an important factor for tenants when negotiating leases and so this guide will discuss the main alienation provisions in a...
Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday announced

Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday announced

Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday announced In a speech delivered today, 8 July 2020, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday for residential properties in England and Northern Ireland. What is Stamp Duty Land Tax? SDLT is payable on the...
SDLT treatment of garden land on disposal by a homeowner

SDLT treatment of garden land on disposal by a homeowner

SDLT treatment of garden land on disposal by a homeowner This is a much discussed topic where clarification from HMRC has been sought on several occasions and the case of Hyman v HMRC (2019) has also sought to provide clarify on this complicated area. SDLT...
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...