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Why Is the Moving Home Process So Slow?

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

In theory, buying a home should take no longer than buying a car. So what are the factors that make this goal unrealistic?

Why Is the Moving Home Process So Slow?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

5 Things to Check Before Signing a Commercial Lease

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Are you about to take on a commercial lease? This is what you should look out for before you sign.

5 Things to Check Before Signing a Commercial Lease

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

The Rise of Net Zero Carbon Buildings in the UK

Tuesday, 15 October 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

Is Brexit Frustrating?

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Whatever your view point on Brexit, there's an obvious answer to this question.

Is Brexit Frustrating?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

The Digitalisation of Property Transactions – A New Era?

Friday, 13 September 2019

In our digital age we are seeing huge changes in the way property transactions are being conducted.

The Digitalisation of Property Transactions – VWV Law Firm

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Are You Signing Away Your Right to Renew Your Business Lease?

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

If you are a business tenant, you may have a right to renew your lease at the end of the term. This is called security of tenure. But could you be signing away your right without realising it?

Are You Signing Away Your Right to Renew Your Business Lease?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

The Changing Face of High Streets - What Are CVAs and How Do They Affect Watford?

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

The rise of online shopping and the uncertainty over Brexit have caused many retail chains to struggle. In Watford, BHS closed down a few years ago, Debenhams is in trouble, and now Philip Green's Arcadia empire is suffering.

What are CVAs and how do they affect Watford?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Can Our Leasehold System Be Repaired?

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

With 54% of flats sold on a leasehold basis* - where buyers only have the right to occupy the property for a fixed period of time, and do not own the building outright ...

Leasehold System

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Need to Release Cash from Your Home Quick? Be Careful

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Schemes to release cash from your home quickly can sound appealing, but things can go wrong…

Need to Release Cash from Your Home Quick? Be Careful

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Is Your Property at Risk From Flooding?

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

With around one in six homes in the UK at risk of flooding, the chances of buying a flood-prone property might be higher than you think.

Is Your Property at Risk From Flooding?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

'No Reason' Evictions to Be Banned

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

The government has announced that private landlords will no longer be able to evict Assured Shorthold tenants without good reason.

'No Reason' Evictions to Be Banned

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Real Estate

No-Fault Evictions to Be Banned

Monday, 29 April 2019

Private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice without good reason, the government has announced.

No-Fault Evictions to Be Banned

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Real Estate

Buying New Property - Can You Rely on the Building Inspector?

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

If you're purchasing a new build property, you will want reassurance that it has been built to a good standard.

Buying New Property - Can You Rely on the Building Inspector?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Landlords - How Will the Tenant Fees Act 2019 Affect You?

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 comes into force on 1 June 2019 and will apply to assured shorthold tenancies, student lettings and licences to occupy housing in England.

Landlords - How Will the Tenant Fees Act 2019 Affect You?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Spring Statement 2019: What You Need to Know

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his Spring Statement to Parliament last week. This has set out the government's plans for the economy, including its agenda for property and construction.

Spring Statement 2019: What You Need to Know