Real Estate Law Blog

31 August 2021

Green leases – a way for landlords and tenants to meet their environmental targets

With Extinction Rebellion taking to the streets this week for a city-wide protest, it would appear that beyond the pandemic, environment and sustainability will be the key issue that the UK is faced with. Within the rented housing market there are a number of ways in which landlords and tenants can create more environmentally friendly properties, including entering into a green lease.

21 July 2021

The future of the City: An insight into the effect of coronavirus on commercial tenants

On 16 March 2020 Number 10 advised those living in the UK against “non-essential travel” in order to curb the growing outbreak of Coronavirus. This encouraged many office-based businesses to communicate to their employees that they should work from home until further notice. 

Jessica Rice

20 July 2021

Constructing additional floors on top of existing blocks of flats

The UK is currently facing a housing crisis. Looking at London in particular, the property market has not been able to support the exponential growth of residents in the capital. 

Daniel Clyne

28 June 2021

Buying property with crypto assets: Can it ever be justified?

A Director at the National Crime Agency recently voiced concern about crypto assets being used to fund property purchases in the UK. The NCA’s Nigel Leary was quoted by The Times as saying: “Anything purchased with crypto assets I’d be slightly sceptical about. I’d like to see why they’re being done in that way and what the requirement is for that anonymity, and why it needed to be done in a crypto transaction.”

Daniel Browne

21 June 2021

Buying property with crypto – are we transforming real estate?

The price of Bitcoin and other crypto assets is notoriously unstable. Whether caused by a cryptic crypto related tweet from a billionaire inventor, or a crypto crackdown being announced by regulators of the world’s second largest economy, the rise and fall of crypto assets continues to prove that crypto can be risky business.

Daniel Browne

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