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Infographics: Property possession

27 July 2015

Private landlords are increasingly willing to give up on unpaid rent in favour of evicting tenants more quickly

Landlords forego unpaid rent to evict tenants sooner

23 July 2015

'They simply don't have the time to go through the potentially lengthy process of recovering unpaid rent' The number of landlords...

Conveyancers report rise in instructions amid market confusion

24 June 2015

While media reports suggest a slowing in the market, solicitors' instructions paint a different picture The property market is set to warm up as...
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24 August 2015

Searches UK leads the market into the new generation of conveyancing

Advancing technology will enable conveyancers to minimise risk on case files and get up to speed with the needs of first-time buyers 

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10 August 2015

The wild west of letting agent regulation

While new measures offer welcome protection to consumers from rogue letting agents, there is still some way to go, believes Tessa Shepperson

buying house

10 August 2015

Keep up with market demands

With property sales at the highest level since September 2014, Searches UK offers a number of services to allow solicitors and conveyancers to secure...

construction site

10 August 2015

Improve awareness of planning developments

Devassist from Searches UK allows solicitors to avoid costly damages claims by providing detailed information about clients' prospective...

commercial property

21 July 2015

Understanding the commercial effect of clauses

James Corbett, Ros Cullis, Nik Ireland, and Miri Stickland discuss the drafting of lease agreements and whether the parties' intentions can...


10 July 2015

Fracking: What you need to consider

Chris Loaring and Andrew Wiseman on how to appropriately advise clients who are living or buying property in energy exploration areas

Thanks for sharing

24 August 2015

Should social media users have the right to 'edit' their online histories, asks Emma Sheldon


Risky business: No flood defence is watertight

28 July 2015

Government schemes to alleviate the risk of flooding are still not enough to combat climate change or freak weather events, writes John Pickford

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Right to Buy revival

9 June 2015

Belinda Walkinshaw warns of the potential dangers of reviving Right to Buy legislation


Proprietary estoppel is experiencing something of a revival

26 May 2015

David Kirwan ponders the reasons behind a recent increase in proprietary estoppel cases


Unpicking the Deregulation Act 2015

19 May 2015

The new tenancy deposit amendments are welcome, but the jury is out on the likely effectiveness of retaliatory eviction measures, says Tessa...


Date of intention

11 March 2015

Adam Gross considers recent case law regarding the date of a landlord's intention to redevelop a property

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