08/06/20

Housing possession suspension extended

At the onset of coronavirus restrictions the government announced a suspension of all housing possession proceedings until June 25 2020; the aim being to protect …

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10/02/20

“Full Repairing and Insuring” Lease – What does this mean?

Let’s  propose you are in the early stages of negotiating a commercial property lease with your potential landlord’s agent. You receive the Heads of Terms …

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Buying a Property
13/01/17

Purchasing a property – Why do we do Searches?

The basic premise when purchasing a property is “caveat emptor” – buyer beware which means the onus is on the buyer to make searches and …

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Buying a Property
03/11/16

New Home Purchase

When clients purchase their new home they often assume that their new property is their own and they are free to modify and change their …

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23/03/15

Landlords and smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

From September 23, 2015 landlords, mostly at the commencement of every new tenancy must test preinstalled smoke alarms on every floor of their property and …

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25/02/15

Section 21 Notices

A ‘Section 21 Notice to Quit’, so called because it operates under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, it is the notice a landlord …

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30/01/15

27% Decrease in Mortgage Repossessions

The Head of Research and Chief Economist at the Finance and Leasing Association has reported that figures show a 27.3% fall in second charge mortgage …

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05/01/15

Possession order in relation to temporary accommodation

It has been ruled by the Court that a possession order is not required to evict occupiers of temporary accommodation. This has been held by …

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05/01/15

Are Councils in England and Wales ignoring their statutory duty to provide help for homeless children?

I had a client come to see me recently in respect of housing issues. He had been served with a Possession Order. This client had …

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11/09/14

Promotion at Ringrose Law

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Costa Kyriacou, Solicitor, to Manager of our thriving Housing Department throughout the firm. Costa, who joined the …

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28/08/14

Landlord Possessions continue to rise

The Ministry of Justice statistics show that Landlord Possessions continue to rise.  This is in complete contrast to mortgage possession cases where a dramatic fall …

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16/06/14

Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988

We regularly advise our clients, both tenants and landlords, with issues pertaining to Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988. Those familiar with the procedure …

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