When dealing with any type of property transaction, a conveyancer must always keep in mind the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the rules and guidance relating to sale of property by an Attorney or Deputy. Read our blog post to find out more.
Yorkshire-based law firm, Ramsdens Solicitors has recently appointed three new members of staff, strengthening its residential property practice and further developing their work in the niche area of Leasehold Enfranchisement.
Restrictive covenants are found in the majority of title deeds for properties in the UK. Generally, owners are unaware of the restrictive covenants that affect their property (or even what they are) and are consequently at risk of breaching them.
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.