All Property articles – Page 5

  • house-keys-sale-buy
    News

    TA6 Part 1: Law Society beta tests new up-front information for homebuyers

    2021-06-18T13:01:00Z

    To help improve the home-buying experience for consumers and stakeholders, we’re beta testing a new transaction form, TA6 Part 1, to make more information available to buyers up front.

  • house on scales
    News

    Conveyancing solicitors under pressure as stamp duty holiday deadline looms

    2021-06-10T10:59:00Z

    The Law Society has published new guidance for under-pressure conveyancing solicitors as the 30 June SDLT deadline approaches.

  • Anna Newport
    Feature

    Think tank

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Do you have a client who’s looking to buy a property with a septic tank? Anna Newport looks at the regulations covering septic tanks, what enquiries you need to make of the seller, and how to advise your client

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Supporting structure

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    As we emerge from lockdown, Property Section chair Warren Gordon looks at how the Section and the Law Society will continue to support members

  • High street: rooftop gardens
    Feature

    High hopes

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has devastated many UK industries – not least sections of the commercial property market. Lucy Trevelyan explores COVID-19’s lasting legacy for the sector and examines how it can evolve to survive

  • Richard Eaton
    Feature

    Rub of the green

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Richard Eaton considers TW Logistics v Essex County Council and another and the impact on the registration of village greens

  • Kate Garcia
    Feature

    Freeport opportunities

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Following the budget day announcement of the first eight freeport locations and the subsequent publication of the draft legislation, Kate Garcia outlines the opportunities within freeport tax sites and the likely implications for property practitioners

  • Elizabeth Rimmer
    Feature

    Putting yourself first

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    The pandemic has highlighted the importance of good mental health and resilience both in and out of the office. Elizabeth Rimmer provides some tips on prioritising your wellbeing

  • Agriculture: woman planting in fields
    Feature

    Line of country

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    In the first of a two-part series, Julie Butler and Fred Butler provide a beginner’s guide for conveyancers to some key issues relating to agricultural property

  • Susan Fairbrass
    Feature

    Corner the marketing

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Once the conveyancing industry emerges from the current high numbers of instructions and stamp duty deadlines, Susan Fairbrass looks at how you can keep the momentum up with effective marketing

  • Eleanor O’Reilly-Joe
    Feature

    Quality control

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Eleanor O’Reilly-Joe provides an update on revisions to the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) and the re-introduction of onsite assessments as firms return to the office

  • Steven Pearson
    Feature

    Covid complaints

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    After more than a year since the pandemic began, Steve Pearson considers some of the issues arising in complaints-handling as we emerge from the third lockdown

  • Georgia Jones
    Feature

    Common ground

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Georgia Jones looks at some of the ways ground-sharing agreements can be used by sports clubs as a licence to share occupancy

  • Lisa Bevan
    Feature

    Common comeback?

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Lisa Bevan considers the revival of commonhold as a viable alternative to the leasehold 

  • Vicki Pearce
    Feature

    Willing and able?

    2021-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Vicki Pearce outlines how to assess if your client has mental capacity and explains the different authorities which can be put in place for a client who lacks capacity

  • paper-plane-600x400
    Feature

    Is your firm operating digitally?

    2021-05-18T15:30:00Z

    With most firms moving to some form of agile working, Bronwyn Townsend, Senior Marketing Manager at InfoTrack, looks at the spectrum of technology solutions that can help firms to operate digitally.

  • closed door
    FAQ

    PAS FAQ: Lock out agreements in conveyancing transactions

    2021-04-23T09:20:00Z

    When acting for a seller, how should you deal with a buyer’s request to agree to an exclusivity or lock out agreement? Our Practice Advice Service explains.

  • clouds
    Feature

    Cloud technology promotes more agility for conveyancing firms

    2021-04-22T10:32:00Z

    Bronwyn Townsend, Senior Marketing Manager at InfoTrack, considers how technology can assist conveyancers with high volumes of work while social distancing restrictions are still in place

  • block of flats
    Analysis

    Disrepair or structural defect - what if works address both?

    2021-04-22T10:27:00Z

    Jennifer Meech considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in The Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London v Various Leaseholders of Great Arthur House [2021] EWCA Civ 431 and the implications that it may have for landlords and tenants of ex-local authority housing.

  • Sterling notes and coins
    Event

    Webinar: AML update (OnDemand)

    This webinar offfers practical advice to prevent you and your firm falling victim to a money laundering scam.