Residential Property

Features and opinion

  • 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

  • Clare Griffiths

    The real deal

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

    Clare Griffiths looks at how planned improvements to the Bank of England’s Real-Time Gross Settlement infrastructure could help streamline property transactions for both solicitors and their clients

  • Magnifying Glass image

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

    2019-07-04T15:07:00+01:00By

    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

  • Sarah Dwight

    Moving with the times

    2019-06-11T00:09:00+01:00By

    The revised Conveyancing Protocol comes into force in 2019. Sarah Dwight explains what changes have been made and why

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