On the 30th June 2022 there will be the introduction of a new law under The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 which effectively ‘bans’ ground rent of any value on new residential leases in England and Wales.
Whether you have a property portfolio or just a single residential property signing up to the Land Registry Property Alert service is something you should strongly consider. Property Alert is a free property monitoring service which helps to reduce the risk of property fraud. Once signed up the service will send you email alerts when certain activity occurs on your monitored properties allowing you take action if necessary.
A listed building is a building, object or structure that has been judged to be of national importance in terms of architectural or historic interest. They are recorded on a central register called the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
Our Head of Conveyancing, Lindsey Frith, has featured on Today’s Conveyancer discussing the potential introduction of upfront property information, which is intended to help improve the home buying and selling process.