Court Of Appeal Rule On Fencing Easement Case – Churston Golf Club Limited v Richard Haddock

Whether you own freehold or leasehold property or are considering purchasing residential or commercial property, the Court of Appeal’s decision in the case of Churston Golf Club Limited v Richard...


Planning Inquiries Under Review

The independent review of planning appeal inquiries by Mrs Bridget Rosewell was published recently. The report focused on the Government’s reforms and how it can ensure it delivers 300,000 new...


Restrictive Covenants & Land Developments

If your property development is being affected by restrictive covenants, taking action to deal with them early can allow you to explore a number of potential solutions, allowing your development...


Risks Involving Property Developments – How To Overcome Them

Property developments across the country often encounter various challenges and issues, including funding issues and planning law restraints. However, there are ways which developers can plan for and overcome these...


Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 Comes Into Effect

The new Government legislation, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, comes into force today and will apply to all new tenancy agreements (which last up to seven years)...


Housing Delivery Test – The 2018 Results Are In

Anticipated since November 2018, the first set of Housing Delivery test results were finally released last month by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). What is the...


Reservation Agreements For Buying A Home To Be Trialled

Last month, the Government announced that they will be introducing standardised reservation agreements on a trial basis for property transactions, meaning that a buyer cannot pull out of a purchase...


Current Plan For New Homes Is “Underperforming”

According to a recent review by the National Audit Office, the UK’s need for housing is not being met by the Government and the current plans they have in place...


Commercial Property Heads Of Terms

Heads of Terms in commercial property transactions (sometimes known Memoranda of Understanding) specify the intended terms of the transaction between the parties involved, prior to the agreement being formally finalised...


Beware Of Falling Foul Of CIL Rules

In a recent case, the High Court has ruled in favour of the local planning authority in a dispute concerning a £32,000 Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge. The CIL was...


Objecting To A Planning Application

New developments of all types and sizes can often attract a lot of negative feelings. They can be anything from your neighbour building an extension to their house to a...


Thinking About A Business Lease? Things To Consider

If you are thinking about a business lease then it is essential to get the detail of the lease right for you and your business. A commercial property lease is...