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Construction Site at Your House: What’s Your Liability if a Worker is Injured?

August 15, 2013

(US Law) When starting a new construction project, most homeowners consider the direct costs of the project and little else. Relatively few homeowners consider the potential liability in the event that a worker is injured on their property. Homeowners should consider such issues before hiring workers for their latest projects as a bit of preparation […]

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Why you need a lawyer to move home

February 13, 2013

Guest post explaining why you need a lawyer to move home. Buying and selling property is one of the most common transactions that in the UK, but it is also one of the biggest financial deals most of us will ever be involved in. As with any transaction that includes large amounts of money there […]

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Business Rates Relief on Commercial Property

December 7, 2012

Guest property law blog post regarding business rates relief on commercial property in the UK. The majority of high streets are made up of commercial property as are retail parks and industrial estates.  The recession not only brought the collapse of many established consumer brands leaving many of these commercial properties empty. Since the collapse of […]

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Are you eligible for a lease extension?

October 16, 2012

Homeowners of residential leasehold properties are recommended to consider a lease extension as soon as possible. Many homeowners are unaware they are eligible to apply for a lease extension. According to the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, flat owners with long leases are eligible to apply for an extension. These owners can […]

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Tornado Property Damage: What Is Your Legal Responsibility?

October 3, 2012

(U.S. Property Law and generally)  Tornadoes cause significant amounts of property damage every year. With high winds and quick speeds, property owners unfortunate enough to be in a tornado’s path face challenges from nature, insurance companies, and even other individuals. Tornado Damage to Property Tornadoes cause substantial wind damage to property. This causes high stresses […]

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