Are your rental properties fit for purpose this year?

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Rental properties

New regulations are coming into force in 2018 that will impact landlords across the UK. It’s important to know what these are, and make sure that you’re compliant in order to avoid hefty fines or legal issues.  Read on to find out more about these changes and the steps you can…

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What to do when your right of way has been blocked

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Right of Way Blocked

If your right of way has been blocked, it’s important to know what your legal rights are and the steps to take to resolve your dispute. In this guide, we’ll explain the rights you have and the best way to solve any easement dispute you may be having.   What…

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A guide to leasing your commercial property

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Leasing commercial property

If you own commercial property, it’s likely that you’ve considered leasing it at some point. A lease is a contractual bond between the landlord and the tenant, that grants the tenant absolute possession of the property for a defined period.   For those who are new to leasing and want…

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The future of buy to let

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Future of buy to let

The buy to let landscape has changed dramatically over the last few years, with changes to law and legislation, and demand for more affordable housing presenting new opportunities for landlords.   We’ve taken a look at how the buy to let market has changed, as well as giving our best…

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What paperwork is involved in selling a house?

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Paperwork for selling a house

In order to make the process of selling your home as smooth as possible, you’ll need all of the relevant paperwork to hand, but what are the documents required to sell a house?   If you’re unsure of what you’ll need to sell your property, look no further. In this…

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The commercial property conveyancing process when buying

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Commercial Property Solicitors

If you are in the process of purchasing commercial property, we understand that UK conveyancing processes can seem complicated.   Conveyancing is the act of legally transferring the ownership of a property from the seller to yourself as the buyer. The conveyancing process differs depending on whether you are the…

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The commercial property conveyancing process for selling

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Commercial Property Solicitors

If you are selling a commercial property, you will be aware of conveyancing process from when you bought the property.   In summary, conveyancing refers to the act of legally transferring the ownership of a property from you, the seller, to the buyer. However, it’s important to distinguish between the…

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When to contact a solicitor regarding your boundary dispute

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Boundary Disputes

A boundary dispute may start as a minor altercation at first, however, if the underlying issue isn’t resolved the situation can escalate out of control. Taking the law into your own hands is risky and can often make matters worse.  That’s why it’s crucial to know when you should enlist…

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What landlords need to be thinking about ahead of the EPC changes 2018

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From April 2018, there will be new minimum energy efficiency standards regulations for landlords of privately rented domestic and non-domestic properties to comply with.   The new legislation states that from April next year, landlords of the property types mentioned above must ensure that their properties have an Energy Performance…

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5 things for landlords to be aware of in 2018

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5 Things for Landlords to be Aware of

2018 has arrived and, with it, comes a number of changes to buy to let regulations that landlords must be aware of. From tax changes to discrimination rules, we’ve put together a list of the 5 most important buy to let changes, explained for residential landlords. Read on to find…

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