Supreme Court rules on sale-and-rent-back mortgage litigation
22 October 2014
Conveyancing goes online with Law Society backed portal
14 October 2014
Parliament seeks to abolish ‘mediaeval’ chancel repair liability law
18 July 2014
15 October 2014
No man’s land
Recent case law shows that inaccurate notices at the Land Registry is a predicament the Supreme Court is not yet ready to handle, explains Mark...
8 October 2014
Disclosing knowledge of knotweed needs to be more transparent
Nic Seal tells SJ what all solicitors should know about Japanese knotweed during the conveyancing process
Japanese horticulture ties legislation up in knots
Sellers must take care to avoid liability for misrepresentation when replying to questions about Japanese knotweed, says Andrew Skelly
Residential property update
Glenda Ferneyhough discusses off-plan properties, registration of public grounds and Japanese knotweed
1 October 2014
Landlord and tenant: speeding up the eviction process
The government should take on board recommendations to make it quicker for landlords to remove problematic tenants, says Paul Shamplina
How will the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 help property owners?
Louise Hebborn considers whether the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 gives power to the social landlord
Anti-social behaviour can...
Help to Buy offers benefits but it's hard work
11 April 2014
Karen Webb warns solicitors not to jump on the housing bandwagon if they don't have the appropriate skills
Reducing costs, not client choice
28 January 2014
The forthcoming Lender Exchange platform has yet to prove its worth
Where chancel repair searches are still required
8 January 2014
Time to grow your conveyancing business?
22 October 2013
Bulk conveyancers will be first in line to make the best of
the upturn in the property market, but you too could benefit,
says Kent solicitor...
Property Focus | Home extensions after the permitted development reforms
26 September 2013
Caroline Allen looks at the impact of changes to the permitted development regime on home extensions. Will they help the previously sluggish...
Chancel repair: the risk lives on
20 September 2013
Instead of abolishing chancel repair liability law, parliament has chosen to perpetuate the risk for homebuyers and their lawyers, says...