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Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

How Are Coronavirus Restrictions Impacting Contract Completion Dates?

Monday, 30 March 2020

Parties must now enter into a further contract to cover coronavirus (COVID-19) stay-at-home restrictions.

Row of Houses

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

What Does Coronavirus Mean For Individuals Moving House?

Friday, 27 March 2020

New legislation came into force at 1pm on 26 March 2020, to impose restrictions in order to reduce the risk to public health arising from the Coronavirus.

What Does Coronavirus Mean For Individuals Moving House?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

Coronavirus - Permitted Development Rights to Be Flexed

Thursday, 26 March 2020

In an effort to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) whilst keeping the economy afloat, the government has announced new planning measures to enable restaurants, cafés and pubs to operate as hot food takeaways.

Coronavirus - Permitted Development Rights to Be Flexed

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Conveyancing Real Estate

Mortgages and Coronavirus - New Guidance for Consumers and Providers

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Mortgage repayments during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can feel like a heavy burden. What can mortgage providers do to try and alleviate that burden from their customers?

Mortgages and Coronavirus - New Guidance for Consumers and Providers

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

Coronavirus - Commercial Leases - A Note For Tenants

Monday, 23 March 2020

In this unprecedented and ever-evolving situation, it is unfortunately inevitable that some businesses will struggle with lower turnovers and poor cash flow.

Coronavirus - Commercial Leases - A Note For Tenants

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

Coronavirus and Your Commercial Property Purchase

Monday, 23 March 2020

With UK Government advice changing on an almost hourly basis, it is incredibly difficult to anticipate the extent of the disruption on the UK property market and commercial property transactions.

House and Keys

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

Coronavirus and Your Lease - What To Do If Your Tenant Does Not Pay Rent

Monday, 23 March 2020

What are the options available to landlords if tenants are unable to pay rent due under their leases?

Coronavirus and Your Lease - What To Do If Your Tenant Does Not Pay Rent

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

Coronavirus and Your Commercial Lease - FAQs

Thursday, 05 March 2020

As coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to dominate the headlines, we explore its effect on commercial properties such as offices, both for tenants and landlords, and answer your most frequently asked questions.

Commercial Lease - Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

What You Should Know About Rent Review in Commercial Leases

Tuesday, 03 March 2020

Rent reviews ensure that the rent you pay for a property keeps up with changes in the value of the property and also with inflation. They are important to know about if you are intending to take or have taken a lease with rent review provisions.

What You Should Know About Rent Review in Commercial Leases

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Beware the Pitfalls of Short-Term Lets

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

With attractions such as the Harry Potter Studios and London just a short hop on the train, Watford has seen a growing trend of short term lets.

Beware the Pitfalls of Short-Term Lets

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

How Can You Unlock Your Leasehold Property's Potential?

Thursday, 16 January 2020

A recent case has highlighted how a tenant of a long lease can use s.84 of the Law and Property Act 1925 (the Act) to unlock the commercial potential of a building via a change of use.

Leasehold Property

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Could Your Solar Panels Stop Development Next Door?

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

When deciding planning applications, adverse effects on neighbours is one of the factors the planning authority will take into account.

Could Your Solar Panels Stop Development Next Door?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

The Rise of Net Zero Carbon Buildings in the UK

Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Net zero carbon buildings are on the rise. VWV Partner, Andrew Tubbs, considers why this is the case.

The Rise of Net Zero Carbon Buildings in the UK

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Does Your Email Signature Put You at Risk of Signing a Contract?

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

A recent property case may alter the way you sign off emails, as electronic signatures may be capable of executing a document.

Does Your Email Signature Put You at Risk of Signing a Contract?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Energy Performance Certificate - What Is It and When Do You Need One?

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Whether you are buying, selling or renting a house, an Energy Performance Certificate is a requirement in most property transactions.

Energy Performance Certificate