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The Latest on the Leasehold Reform

The Latest on the Leasehold Reform

The Latest on the Leasehold Reform The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 (“the Act”) received Royal Assent on 7th February 2022 and forms a much-awaited part of the government’s wider reform of leasehold law. The Act will apply to ground rent provisions in new...
Property Transactions – how do solicitors protect you?

Property Transactions – how do solicitors protect you?

Property Transactions – how do solicitors protect you? Property Solicitors You may have seen a case of property fraud reported by the BBC, fraud within the property sector is unfortunately still a very real problem. In this case, the owner of a house was impersonated,...
Property Market: 2021 Outlook

Property Market: 2021 Outlook

Property Market: 2021 Outlook The year of 2020 was full of surprises. Most of them bad (very, very bad!) but for the property market, it was a year of positives and success. According to Zoopla, once the relevant date is collated, it will show that the value of UK...
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...
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...
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...