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Thinking about overage

Overage provisions are a common feature of the development landscape, helping to ensure that a landowner receives a "fair" price for its land...

17th Oct 2018 Read more

Try before you buy?

The Express has commented on the data released by trade lending body UK Finance which demonstrates that the number of first time buyers in August was...

17th Oct 2018 Read more

Holy HMOly

Properties that qualify as Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) have long presented a potential headache for unwary landlords, but from the start of...

16th Oct 2018 Read more

NPPF2 & Viability

New changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF2) introduced in July 2018 represent a significant shift in planning policy and have the...

15th Oct 2018 Read more

Listed buildings

The opening of the public inquiry into the development of the former Royal High School in Edinburgh has heightened interest in listed buildings. Royal...

11th Oct 2018 Read more

Don't e(stop) til you get enough

This case shows that the equitable doctrine of proprietary estoppel can still play a significant role in deciding court cases, which runs contrary to...

11th Oct 2018 Read more

Who really owns land in the UK?

That’s the question the UK and Scottish Governments are endeavouring to answer with two new pieces of draft legislation: The Registration of Overseas...

10th Oct 2018 Read more

Why buy with Help to Buy?

Sometimes, it just comes down to personal preference when choosing to buy a new build or an older property - it depends on whether you prefer a little...

10th Oct 2018 Read more