Real Estate Law Blog

25 October 2013

Streamlining the conveyancing process – let’s talk about it

The Law Society have revealed plans to create an online conveyancing portal, with aims to have the portal live by 2014. Julia Hicks discuss.

15 October 2013

A history lesson for property owners: will the chancel repair liability changes affect you?

Chancel repair is a long-standing liability on property owners to contribute to the repair cost of the chancel (the space around the alter usually at the eastern end) of a parish church. On Sunday 13 October 2013, chancel repair liability ceased to automatically bind purchasers of affected land as an ‘overriding interest’ under the Land Registration Act 2002. Vanessa Whatley assesses the impact of these changes on property owners. 

Vanessa Rhodes

9 October 2013

How will the Help to Buy scheme impact on the property market?

Julia Hicks assesses how the property market will be impacted following the introduction of second phase of the Government's Help to Buy scheme.

9 October 2013

Tackling illegal immigration in privately rented accommodation - issues for landlords

Bethan Owen discusses the recent Home Office consultation and how this could impact on landlords. 

Bethan Owen

1 July 2013

Changes to Judicial Review of Planning Decisions come into force today

A number of changes that are relevant to the real estate world come into force today, 1st July 2013. The 63rd update to the court’s Civil Procedure Rules amends parts 52 and 54 of the rules that relate to the Judicial Review of planning decisions.

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