All Property articles – Page 6

  • Virtualfarm
    News

    How to meet your clients’ needs with digital onboarding

    2020-11-05T16:39:00Z

    To follow on from our conference session on how to build a virtual law firm, our speaker has put together a free email series for Law Society members 

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    News

    Law Society responds to consultation on land control data

    2020-11-05T15:30:00Z

    The Law Society has published our response to a consultation on improving the transparency of contractual mechanisms, such as land options, used to exercise control over land.

  • UK houses
    News

    Calls for government to reduce pressure ahead of stamp duty holiday deadline

    2020-11-05T15:10:00Z

    The Law Society has called on the government to take action ahead of the stamp duty land tax holiday deadline on 31 March 2021.

  • Missing puzzle piece
    News

    Land Registry resumes cancellation for applications

    2020-11-05T14:28:00Z

    From 16 November 2020, HM Land Registry will resume cancelling applications with outstanding requests for information.

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    News

    Consultation: Stamp Duty Land Tax Regulations 2021

    2020-11-05T13:58:00Z

    HMRC is seeking comments on its draft legislation by 23 November 2020.

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    News

    Our Professional Development Centre is changing

    2020-11-02T14:55:00Z

    From 23 November 2020, the PDC will no longer be available. You’ll need to complete any courses you have begun by this date. You’ll also need to download any training records and certificates you want to keep while you still have access.

  • For sale
    News

    HMRC issues reminder of capital gains tax changes

    2020-10-26T17:11:00Z

    From 6 April 2020, the deadlines for paying capital gains tax after selling a residential property in the UK are changing.

  • cyber security
    News

    Blockchain guidance for solicitors

    2020-10-07T15:39:00Z

    The Law Society has co-produced a report which sets out key issues for legal practitioners to be aware of when advising on distributed ledger technologies.

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    News

    Industry pledge to support home movers

    2020-09-25T08:52:00Z

    The Law Society has worked with the property and conveyancing industry through the Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG) to produce a pledge that can be provided to buyers and sellers in this unusual market.

  • Edward Francis
    Analysis

    Rights of entry – or to a quiet life?

    2020-09-17T15:32:00Z

    Edward Francis reviews a Court of Appeal case which re-examined the rules governing landlords’ rights of entry

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    Feature

    Turnover rents in the time of coronavirus

    2020-09-17T14:50:00Z

    Clare Harman Clark examines how uncertainty in the retail sector may be fuelling a comeback for turnover rents, and how parties can make the compromise of variable rents work.

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    News

    Shortlist announced for the Excellence Awards 2020

    2020-09-16T09:21:00Z

    The Law Society’s Excellence Awards celebrate the hard work and inspirational achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes. More than half recognise excellence in law firm management disciplines

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    News

    Eviction notice period doubled

    2020-09-10T09:23:00Z

    The government has extended the notice period for tenants facing eviction from three months to six.

  • keys
    News

    New model for shared ownership

    2020-09-09T18:20:00Z

    In September 2020, the government proposed a new national model for shared ownership.

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    Feature

    From time to Tyne

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Georgia Jones provides a back to basics guide to Tyneside flat lease arrangements, and what you need to know if you are acting on the sale or purchase of a Tyneside flat

  • Gavin Le Chat
    Feature

    At your service

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    In the third in his series on what property solicitors need to know about different phases of the development process, Gavin Le Chat looks at drainage and the supply of services

  • Conflicts of interest in conveyancing: man in suit crossing tightrope between two people
    Feature

    Pick a side

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Lorraine Richardson provides a reminder of conflicts of interest in conveyancing, focusing on a key area where risk can arise: acting for both the buyer and seller in a transaction

  • Steven Petty-600x400
    Feature

    Riding out the storm

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Steven Petty explains how his specialist commercial property firm has weathered the COVID-19 storm – and why the firm has continued to award bonuses and recruit new staff

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    Feature

    Lock and quay

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Ibraheem Dulmeer and Justin Bates look at a recent Upper Tribunal case involving the application of service charges at the Docklands development, No.1 West India Quay

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Picking the lock

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at the range of changes in property legislation and practice under lockdown