Residential Property

Features and opinion

  • 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

  • Law Commission logo

    A new lease of life: residential leasehold and commonhold reform

    2020-11-17T12:31:00+00:00By , ,

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

  • Calendar

    Managing client expectations around the stamp duty holiday deadline

    2020-11-16T11:31:00+00:00By ,

    The SDLT holiday has boosted the housing market, but increased pressure on solicitors to complete transactions before the deadline in March 2021. Peter Rodd and Sarah Dwight share advice on what you can do now to manage clients’ expectations

  • Georgia Jones-600x400

    From time to Tyne


    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

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