Residential Property

Features and opinion

  • Richard Mathias

    Home fee

    2020-03-10T00:00:00+00:00By

    Richard Mathias looks at the current state of referral fees in the property sector. What effect have they had in practice? Why is a ban on referral fees being considered? And how can the existing system be improved?

  • Warren Gordon

    Environmental cost

    2020-03-10T00:00:00+00:00By

    From April 2020, it will be unlawful to continue to let a residential property with an energy performance certificate rating below E. Warren Gordon provides a timely update on the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

  • Warren Gordon

    A chunk of change

    2020-03-10T00:00:00+00:00By

    Warren Gordon looks at some key changes affecting property practitioners, including the government’s plans to reform leasehold

  • Wales and England separated by the sea

    Fault lines

    2019-12-10T00:00:00+00:00By

    Jamie Saunders looks at residential housing law in Wales and how it is diverging from England, particularly in two key areas – assured shorthold tenancies and no-fault evictions

  • Sharing - two people looking at building split in half

    A problem shared

    2019-09-10T00:00:00+01:00By

    David Keighley looks at how shared ownership works in practice, including the key terms of shared ownership leases, extending leases and the second-hand market

  • Leasehold - clock labelled 'leasehold' showing five minutes to 12, on

    Crunch time

    2019-09-10T00:00:00+01:00By

    It’s over two years since the government first started looking into the leasehold market, but this year has seen the pace of proposals for change ramp up significantly. Clare Harman Clark rounds up the proposals, and considers what they could mean for the property market

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