A number of conveyancing forms have been launched to increase the amount of property information available. Read on to learn more about new conveyancing forms.
Methods of coping with lockdown Watch this short video provided by one of our Legal Secretaries in relation to methods of coping with the enforced lockdown in the UK.
Basement Developments Are on the Rise The number of basement and other subterranean residential developments have risen dramatically in recent years, with homeowners looking to maximise their home’s potential – whether they be modest suburban projects or mega-basements in central London mansions – digging down is certainly on the up. Unlocking extra space clearly [...]
Leaseholds Could Plummet in Value Potentially one and a half million leaseholders in England and Wales are facing an increased risk of their property plummeting in value, or even becoming unmortgageable, as a number of lenders have recently increased their minimum unexpired lease term requirements to 85 years. In the last six months of 2015, [...]
Can You Leave Anything When Moving House? Theodore Jenner, from Stone Rowe Brewer’s Teddington office, looks into some typical moving day conundrums and explains where we stand legally if a seller has refused to clear out their shed on completion day! When buying a residential property the contract between a buyer and seller will contain [...]
Lease Extensions and Freehold Enfranchisement Reform In its decision in Sinclair Gardens Investments (Kensington) Ltd v Wisbey  UKUT 203 the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has recently considered the scope of a landlord's ability to recover its costs for dealing with granting a new lease under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA [...]