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The Property Section covers residential and commercial property law and practice, including landlord and tenant. We also cover other areas as they relate to property practice, from land registration to social housing, and from property taxation to lenders

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Seminar: Risk and negligence in property transactions (September 2019, Leeds)

29 January 2019Updated: 26 March 2019

Join this inclusive seminar to find out how you can avoid the common problems and pitfalls for property practitioners.

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SRA publishes residential conveyancing thematic review

8 April 2019

The review found that most firms were fulfilling their obligations, but that there were areas for improvement, including around costs estimates, disbursements and information on leasehold

All Residential Property

risk

Seminar: Risk and negligence in property transactions (September 2019, Leeds)

29 January 2019Updated: 26 March 2019

Join this inclusive seminar to find out how you can avoid the common problems and pitfalls for property practitioners.

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Webinar: Stamp duty land tax for commercial property (OnDemand)

19 October 2018

This webinar provides essential guidance if you advise and assist clients on the purchase of commercial property in the UK and you want a better understanding of the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rules.  

All Commercial Property

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Webinar: Price transparency for conveyancers (10 May)

5 April 2019

This webinar explores the various elements of these rules with suggestions about how compliance can be achieved in practice.

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Webinar: Understanding the historic environment (OnDemand)

8 February 2019

The historic environment is made of up more than just listed buildings and scheduled monuments, and there are different implications depending on the type of asset.

All Practice Management

RICS consults on new Code for Leasing Business Premises

17 April 2019

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has launched a consultation on its proposed Professional Statement: Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales 2019, 1st edition

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Brexit: a continuing cause of frustration?Subscription

20 March 2019

Kate Andrews comments on a case where the court refused a claim that Brexit would frustrate an organisation’s 25-year lease.

All Landlord and Tenant

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Plan of actionSubscription

12 March 2019

Last year, the government published a significantly revised version of the National Planning Policy Framework. Anna Russell-Knee outlines some of the changes, and how they will affect clients wishing to develop property now and in the future

Sue Highmore

The green stuffSubscription

12 March 2019

It is nearly a year since the minimum energy efficiency standard regime came into force. Sue Highmore reflects on its effect on residential clients – including the financial impact – and outlines changes coming into force on 1 April 2019

All Planning and Environment

tax

Webinar: Stamp duty land tax for commercial property (OnDemand)

19 October 2018

This webinar provides essential guidance if you advise and assist clients on the purchase of commercial property in the UK and you want a better understanding of the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rules.  

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HMRC to run webinar on Budget changes to SDLT

5 December 2018

The webinar will run from 14:00-15:00 on 12 December, and will cover the reduction in the time limit for filing a SDLT return and paying the tax due, the extension of the time limit for claiming a refund of the higher rates when a previous main residence is sold, and the extension of the relief for first time buyers to all purchasers of qualifying shared ownership property

All Property Taxation

Property Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The engagement programmes have been created in consultation with the Section Committee and run from November to November each year.

Download our 2018-19 engagement programme

The engagement programme is updated throughout the year and highlights our key areas of focus and the range of activities that will address these areas including: a conference, regional events, magazines, newletters and podcasts.

*See Section terms and conditions

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