Category: Property Law

UK Property developers and landlords may be due stamp duty rebates over uninhabitable properties

Landlords and property developers in the UK could be due stamp duty rebates on additional homes following a recent tax tribunal verdict.

Number of people in the UK using co-working areas rises to 1.3 million

The number of people in the UK who are using co-working areas has risen to 1.3 million, according to a recent study.

Mortgage approvals in May up 1.2 per cent year-on-year

Mortgage approvals in May were up 1.2 per cent when compared with May 2018, according to the latest data.

Home extensions to be allowed in England without full planning permission after permanent rule change

Homeowners in England will be allowed to complete extensions to their property without planning permission after the temporary rules, which have been in place since 2013, were made permanent.

Government announces new retail landlord register

The Government has announced a new register for retail landlords in the UK.

What happens if I am caught up in a property dispute?

Whether you are a landlord, tenant or a homeowner, being involved in a property dispute can be a stressful and difficult time if you do not have the right advice to hand.

Bereaved families advised to apply for probate before fee rise

Families dealing with bereavement are being advised to apply for probate before the fee rises.

Tenant Fees Act – how it affects landlords

On 1 June 2019 the Tenant Fees Act comes into effect in England. It’s important that Landlords know how the new rules will affect them.

Government plan to axe short-notice evictions

The Government has announced plans to scrap “no-fault evictions” in what is being described as the biggest overhaul for renters in a generation.

Rules for Energy efficiency comes into force for landlords in England and Wales

Brand new energy efficiency rules for landlords of rental properties in England and Wales are now set in place. The new rules went through in the middle of March, setting out new energy requirements to be in place from 01 April 2019.