Category: Property Law

Property: House prices reduced as market hots up ahead of stamp duty holiday deadline

House prices have reduced from record highs as people look to complete property transactions before the end of the stamp duty holiday in March 2021, according to the latest research.

COVID-19: Tenant evictions will not be enforced during lockdown and beyond

The Government has announced that evictions will not be enforced until at least 11 January 2021, with no bailiff enforcement action, with England due to exit national lockdown on 2 December and re-enter tiered restrictions.

COVID-19: Tenant evictions will not be enforced during lockdown

The Government has announced that evictions will not be enforced until at least 11 January 2021, with no bailiff enforcement action, as England enters lockdown until 2 December.

Property market activity spikes as latest figures reveal positive recovery

Activity levels in the property market reached new records in September as the market continues to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest research.

Property: Movers becoming more likely to buy than first-time buyers

First-time buyers are less likely to buy property than movers, with research predicting a change in the market.

Eviction ban: Hearings to resume in courts in England and Wales

Eviction hearings are resuming in courts in England and Wales, with the most serious cases given priority, following a six-month ban on proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Property: House prices rise to a 16-year high in August

According to the latest data from both Nationwide and Halifax, house prices have continued their post-lockdown recovery, reaching their highest monthly rise in August for more than 16 years.

Commercial property: Market shows signs of recovery

According to the latest data, commercial investment in the UK rose by 42 per cent in June, with the commercial property yield remaining stable and experts highlighting the signs of recovery in the market.

HM Land registry set to accept digital signatures

HM Land Registry has revealed plans to accept witness-free e-signatures to execute deeds, almost 20 years after the technology was approved in legislation.

Government publishes new code of practice on rental payments for the commercial property sector

The Government has published a new code of practice to provide the commercial property sector with clarity over rental payments during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.