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Date: 08 Dec 2014

New tenancy checks trialled for landlords

If you’re a private landlord or managing agent, then you need to be aware that new legislation is now being trialled in the West Midlands which could affect future tenancy agreements.

Date: 09 Oct 2014

Off-plan buyers’ deposit victory

A group of property investors who lost their deposits after a developer succumbed to the recession before even starting work on a luxury block of flats have had their hopes of getting their money back boosted.

Date: 02 Oct 2014

Rogue property developer hit with crushing confiscation bill

A rogue property developer who ignored the law by converting a house into 12 flats without planning permission paid a heavy price for his defiance when he was hit with a £1.4 million confiscation order.

Date: 29 Sep 2014

Immigration Act enforces new rules for private landlords and managing agents

The first trial phase of new legislation, which may affect private landlords or managing agents, will come into force from 1 December 2014 throughout the West Midlands.

Date: 27 Aug 2014

Get help to secure your dream house in Bucks

With the ever-increasing high price of property in South Buckinghamshire, the spectre of gazumping has crept back onto the agenda

Date: 06 Aug 2014

Property buyers beware! Get a full structural survey

A woman who had to have major work done to prop up her home has suffered a costly defeat in her fight for compensation from her mortgage lender.

Date: 30 Jul 2014

Homeowner wins garage extension VAT dispute

The owner of a listed home has avoided a hefty VAT bill in respect of the construction of a garage to house his classic car collection. 

Date: 02 Jul 2014

Flooding:  is your business prepared for the great British weather?

It’s hard to believe that six months have passed since the wettest winter on record, however it’s not easy to forget the devastation that the flooding brought to residences and businesses throughout the South of England.

Date: 27 Jun 2014

Reassurance for buyers as housing market booms

Our property team underlines the importance of working with solicitors who have your best interests at heart and will ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible.

Date: 26 Jun 2014

The root of the problem for warring neighbours

The damage that tree roots can do to neighbouring properties can result in a hefty bill, as one North London woman found out recently.