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Can You Still Buy Property During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Since the lockdown was announced, there has been a misconception that buying a property is not an 'essential' task and so is against the law. This was never the case.

Can You Still Buy Property During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

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Rights of Light - What Property Owners Need to Know

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Developers, or house owners carrying out extensions, should be wary of breaching neighbours' rights of light, or risk facing legal action.

Rights of Light - What Property Owners Need to Know

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Selling Your Residential Investment Property? Watch Out for Tax Changes

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) announced last year came into effect on 6 April 2020. This could lead unwary investors open to extra tax charges and penalties.

Selling Your Residential Investment Property? Watch Out for Tax Changes

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

Commercial Landlords and Tenants - Returning to Work After Coronavirus

Monday, 11 May 2020

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is consulting on proposals to allow people to return to work in offices and shops. Although final recommendations are not yet known...

Commercial Landlords and Tenants - Returning to Work After Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation Real Estate

Coronavirus - Landlords and Access to Telecoms Apparatus

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has issued guidance aimed at telecommunications operators and landowners with telecoms apparatus on their land, to make sure that networks remain operational during the pandemic.

Coronavirus - Landlords and Access to Telecoms Apparatus

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Coronavirus - Can You Rely on Commercial Lease Guarantees?

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

With measures now in place to protect struggling commercial tenants, landlords may instead be considering claims against guarantors. Here are five things for landlords to think about before relying on guarantees.

Coronavirus - Can You Rely on Commercial Lease Guarantees?

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

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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

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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

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Coronavirus and Your Commercial 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 commercial leases?

Coronavirus and Your Commercial 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

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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