The Tenant Fees Act? The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force on 1 June 2019 and provided yet another tranche of requirements for private landlords to adhere to on pain of losing the ability to serve a Section 21 notice and regain possession of the premises after the expiry of a fixed-term Assured Shorthold […]
Property auctions are an increasingly popular way for property owners to sell their properties and for potential buyers to snap up a bargain. However, what at first sight appears to be a bargain can turn out to be an extremely costly mistake.
Co-habitation and co-ownership are increasingly popular ways of owning property. We look at the different ways of setting ownership up, as well as what happens if the relationship breaks down.
You can rely on receiving an inheritance you’ve been led to expect all your life. What are your options is you end up feeling disinherited? We talk you through your rights in these circumstances.
Sadly, with the complexities of life and property transactions, and the fact that there is often a chain involved when buying and selling properties, one small hiccup can have consequences for everyone in that chain. It could be that funds were not received from the mortgage provider in time. It could be that a buyer […]
DIY Is Not Always The Best Way Forward The number of cases being heard in the High Court relating to inheritance dispute has risen sharply in recent years from 227 in 2018 to 368 in 2019, largely as a result of DIY Wills which are riddled with errors. These have usually been drafted by people […]
What is trespassing? Save in some exceptional circumstances, if anyone enters onto a piece of land that does not belong to them without permission, they commit a trespass. Trespass can occur in a number of forms, from a trespassing structure to large groups of individuals. There is no need to show that any damage has […]
Last month the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal by a residential tenant in respect of a possession order which had been obtained by the landlord. This was an awkward claim, as the tenant was living in a property owned by her parents. The tenant had been granted a number of assured shorthold tenancy agreements. […]