Residential Property

Features and opinion

  • Peter Rodd

    Pushed for money


    Peter Rodd looks at three key areas of risk facing conveyancers today: push payment fraud, money laundering and additional enquiries

  • Kathryn Taylor

    Help yourself


    The new Help to Buy scheme went live in December, and buyers under the previous scheme have until 31 May 2021 to legally complete their purchase. Kathryn Taylor outlines how the schemes differ, and the actions solicitors need to take

  • Noel Hunter

    More haste…


    As the pace of house sales quickens to take advantage of the stamp duty land tax holiday, Noel Hunter discusses how the Consumer Code for Home Builders can help buyers of new homes, and outlines what solicitors need to know

  • Pressure - walls closing in on woman

    Inner resources


    The pandemic has put a strain on everyone’s mental health and wellbeing, exacerbated for property lawyers by the stamp duty land tax holiday. Kim Tasso looks at the role of resilience in overcoming difficulties, and how you can improve your resilience

  • Lucien cook

    Market forces


    Lucian Cook provides a personal view on the state of the property market in 2020, and what to expect in 2021

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    A new lease of life: residential leasehold and commonhold reform

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    The Law Commission’s Professor Nick Hopkins, Oliver Hutchings and Penny Tridimas outline the commission’s proposals for reform of residential home ownership

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