10 Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying Property Post Brexit

November 6, 2016

Don’t let the Brexit doom and gloom discourage you, Mark Lawrinson, Regional Director of Portico London estate agents has revealed the key factors you need to consider to make a sound property investment this year: 1)      Keep an eye out for big infrastructure projects Even in a weak or unstable market, areas undergoing […]

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Moving to the UK and Finding the Right Property: What You Need to Know

November 4, 2016

Contribution from a writer on tips for moving to the UK and finding the right property for you. There can be a variety of reasons for you to move into the UK. It could be down to finally landing a dream job in the country, or it may be down to just wanting a fresh […]

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Hit For Six: Landlords in London Facing First Rent Decreases in Six Years

September 8, 2016

Source The on-going uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote, coupled with a summer holiday slowdown, has led to a fall of more than £3,600 in average house prices across the whole of the UK. It has also been noted that the number of days to sell a property has increased in London and the south east […]

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Do You Know Your Homeowner Rights?

July 21, 2016

You’re in the midst of purchasing your dream home, or perhaps you’re already in your perfect property caught up in a whirlwind, but do you really know your rights when it comes to owning your own property? The experts at Taylor Rose have put together a note, below, of some of the key areas you […]

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What will happen to legislation affecting landlords post-Brexit?

June 27, 2016

According to the Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA), there was uncertainty for landlords in the wake of Friday’s referendum results, as many laws currently governing the private rental sector would have to change. Now that the Brexit vote has taken place, with the UK choosing to leave the EU, this post considers some of the main […]

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What can go wrong in conveyancing?

February 26, 2016

This new contribution is based on conveyancing legal practice in the UK including warnings on what could go wrong. Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring property from one owner to another. It sounds simple, but there are many things that can crop up along the way that can extend or totally disrupt the process- […]

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How to Choose the Right Removals Company

February 25, 2016

Relocating or moving home is all about choices and decisions – choosing the right time, deciding on the ideal property in the most suitable area and at the right price! And of course it doesn’t stop there, financial and legal decisions continue right up until moving day itself, including how to achieve the move in […]

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Upcoming CPD Seminars for Property Lawyers (Commercial & Residential)

December 3, 2015

Looking for extra CPD hours? Needing to top up your team’s knowledge and expertise? These residential and commercial property seminars may be of particular interest to you: Leasehold Enfranchisement – 2016 Annual Conference London, 17 March 2016 A Guide to Client Reporting in Real Estate Transactions London, 1 February 2016 Manchester, 17 February 2016 Birmingham, […]

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Over 50% of leaseholders unaware of the rules on leaseholds – and it could cost them thousands!

November 19, 2015

A recent survey has shown property owners in the UK have a ‘shocking’ lack of understanding of the rules of leaseholds, due primarily to bad conveyancing advice. Research from law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp claims leaseholders don’t know nearly enough about how leases work, the rules on extension of leases and most disturbingly, the consequences […]

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The Hidden Legacy of Mining and Mineral Extraction in the UK

October 9, 2015

The history of Great Britain is built upon the foundations of local mineral extraction. Valuable commodities such as coal, stone and metallic minerals have been extracted from beneath our feet for millennia and it is the often hidden legacy of this industry that can cause problems for the ever-growing UK property market today. When you […]

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