Parliament seeks to abolish ‘mediaeval’ chancel repair liability law
18 July 2014
Conservation covenants will benefit the public, says Law Commission
8 July 2014
Regions report 100 per cent increase in need for property solicitors
18 June 2014
22 July 2014
Future Climate Info launches new environmental reports
Reports are compliant with Law Society Guidance and give expert advice
21 July 2014
The ADR approach in lease renewal disputes
The changing economic climate means that arbitration is increasingly becoming a preferred method of dispute resolution in lease renewals, explains...
Tenants must know where they can reach their landlords
Some lessors seem reluctant to reveal their address but at what risk, asks Gina Peters
7 July 2014
Commercial property update
Magnus Hassett and Nikolas Ireland discuss Land Registry practice, leases, M&S’s failed appeal, insuring trees and the new capital...
24 June 2014
Residential property update
Practitioners are feeling the effects as their clients experience delays or difficulties in securing mortgages, says Glenda Ferneyhough
10 June 2014
Don't count on holding on to your rent, landlords
The uncertain status of commercial tenants holding over the end of a lease has become somewhat more predictable following a Court of Appeal ruling,...
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...