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COVID-19: Impact upon land registration

COVID-19: Impact upon land registration

The Covid-19 pandemic is impacting upon all businesses and the Land Registry is no exception. The Land Registry has issued guidance this week which co ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Phased Development – is your planning permission up to scratch?

Housebuilder Top Tip: Phased Development – is your planning permission up to scratch?

Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 provides that a two part time condition should be imposed on outline planning permissions. One pa ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Be Prepared for Capital Gains Tax Payment Change

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Be Prepared for Capital Gains Tax Payment Change

From 6 April 2020, when a UK resident sells UK residential property they will only have 30 days to tell HMRC and pay any Capital Gains Tax due. This a ...

Climate Change and Net Zero – The implications of the Heathrow judicial reviews on infrastructure and other development.

Climate Change and Net Zero – The implications of the Heathrow judicial reviews on infrastructure and other development.

Heathrow Airport is the single largest source of CO2 emissions in the UK (currently accounting for 7% of total emissions). Homes – both new and existi ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Does your ground rent make your Lease an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Does your ground rent make your Lease an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?

Landlords and tenants should be wary of the level of ground rent charged in a residential lease as it may change the nature of the tenancy, even thoug ...

Real Estate M&A 2020

Real Estate M&A 2020

Selecting the right structure for potential real estate investments, from funding, acquisition, sale and leaseback, joint venture and development thro ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: “… or any other use that the Landlord may not consent to”

Real Estate Tip of the Week: “… or any other use that the Landlord may not consent to”

It is well known that the Lands Tribunal may modify or remove restrictive covenants affecting freehold land but it is less well known that the same st ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Buyer beware – the dangers of Overriding Interests

Housebuilder Top Tip: Buyer beware – the dangers of Overriding Interests

Overriding interests are third party property rights that can bind a purchaser of land, even though such rights are not noted on the register of title ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A Case Re-visited

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A Case Re-visited

Current market conditions are some of the most challenging faced by landlords and tenants, creating greater disparity during lease renewal negotiation ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Foreign Opinion Letters – Practical Considerations for Landlords

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Foreign Opinion Letters – Practical Considerations for Landlords

A landlord granting a lease to an overseas entity, or to a tenant whose guarantor is incorporated overseas, is well advised to obtain a legal opinion ...