In each issue of our Property Section e-newsletter, commentators Jennifer Meech and Kate Andrews analyse the most important cases in residential or commercial property

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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.

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The revised Code for Completion by Post – what's changed?


Carl Brewin provides a personal perspective on some of the key changes in the revised code, and what they mean for both buyers’ and sellers’ solicitors

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Line of duty: do landlords have a duty to inspect for property defects?


Jennifer Meech comments on a case that may impact how landlords carry out routine property inspections (Rogerson v Bolsover District Council [2019] EWCA Civ 226).

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Brexit: a continuing cause of frustration?


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

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Restrictive covenants: breach now – apply later?


Jennifer Meech comments on an appeal case where the developer waited until after construction was finished to apply for a restrictive covenant to be discharged.

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