Welcome to the Property Section - the community for residential and commercial property practitioners We provide you with support and guidance including through our magazine, webinars, events and case law commentary.

Upcoming events and webinars

  • Webinar: Commercial property law update 2019 (1 November)

  • Webinar: Property fraud and how to avoid it (15 October)

  • Webinar: Understanding SuDS (OnDemand)

Kate Andrews

Virtual reality – rating valuations based on imaginary tenants


The estimated value of an unoccupied property can be based on the general demand for similar properties in the area.

All Commentary

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Connecting the dots


Grania Langdon-Down looks at the current state of proptech – where and how it’s being used, how law firms can use it, and what it might mean for the future of property practice

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Catch 21

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Sarah Cummins and David Smith review the current law on section 21 notices and consider the future of the section 21 procedure, following the government’s recent proposal to abolish no-fault evictions

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Practice Management Collection

We've gathered our top articles from Property in Practice on management in property practice. With articles on everything from recruitment and retention, to managing stakeholder expectations, our collection will help you ensure your firm or practice area runs efficiently and effectively for your people and clients

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

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News and updates

  • New guidance on VAT on disbursements

  • HMRC gives guidance on applying SDLT to dwellings

  • The SRA’s new Standards and Regulations – are you prepared?

  • Building in safety

  • Law Commission confirms electronic signatures are legally valid

  • Changes to your website, magazine and e-newsletters

  • MHCLG consults on repeal of section 21

  • Law Society welcomes report on the regulation of property agents

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