Residential Property

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Tenants’ Charter

The government is to introduce a tenants’ charter and a new code of conduct for landlords

New property forms

The Law Society has produced updated property forms designed to make buying and selling homes quicker and easier.

Chancel repair liability

Using a medieval law, claims may be made against certain properties within a parish by the local church.

Stamp Duty update

We set out the rates for stamp duty land tax for 2013/2014.

Budget 2013 signals good news for homebuyers

In an attempt to stimulate the economy and the stagnant housing market the Chancellor George Osborne has announced a number of new plans to help struggling homebuyers.

Protect your property

The Land Registry is trialling a new initiative designed to assist property owners by protecting their empty or tenanted properties from being sold or mortgaged by a fraudster.