Secured Lending – How can I protect my loan?

Secured Lending – How can I protect my loan?

Secured Lending – How can I protect my loan? When lending money to a third party it is common practice for a lender to secure their loan against assets of the borrower. A common example of this is securing money against a property by means of a mortgage. But...
Preventing Property Fraud

Preventing Property Fraud

Preventing Property Fraud   For most people the property you own will be your most valuable asset. This in turn makes property at risk of fraudulent activity owing to the value that is attributed to bricks and mortar. Those most at risk from property fraud are...
What is Collective Enfranchisement? A Guide for Leaseholders

What is Collective Enfranchisement? A Guide for Leaseholders

What is Collective Enfranchisement? A Guide for Leaseholders You may have heard of collective enfranchisement in relation to residential flats, but what does it mean, and how do you know if you can use the right? The following is a brief summary to this area of law...
What is a title indemnity policy?

What is a title indemnity policy?

What is a title indemnity policy? The title of a property will usually be investigated when the property is either being sold or leased out. The buyer or prospective tenant under a lease will want to establish whether the seller is legally able to transfer the title...
Can I cut down a tree on my land?

Can I cut down a tree on my land?

Can I cut down a tree on my land? When buying a property, trees on the land may not be the first thing on your mind.  However, the regulatory status of trees is important because it may affect your ability to prune or remove them. Who owns the tree?A tree belongs to...
A Tenant’s guide to Commercial Tenancies

A Tenant’s guide to Commercial Tenancies

A Tenant’s guide to Commercial Tenancies  Once a tenant has decided to proceed to acquiring a commercial lease, formal negotiations to agree the Heads of Terms begin. The Heads of Terms set out the principal terms which will guide the form of lease to be entered...