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 …Read Moreabout Housing possession suspension extended
“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 …Read Moreabout “Full Repairing and Insuring” Lease – What does this mean?
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 …Read Moreabout Purchasing a property – Why do we do Searches?
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 …Read Moreabout New Home Purchase
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 …Read Moreabout Landlords and smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
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 …Read Moreabout Section 21 Notices
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 …Read Moreabout 27% Decrease in Mortgage Repossessions
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 …Read Moreabout Are Councils in England and Wales ignoring their statutory duty to provide help for homeless children?
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 …Read Moreabout Promotion at Ringrose Law
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 …Read Moreabout Landlord Possessions continue to rise
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 …Read Moreabout Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988
Swap Scheme for Lincoln Council Tenants
The Scheme relates to those affected by the Bedroom Tax which was introduced in April 2013, requiring those, in receipt of state benefits and with …Read Moreabout Swap Scheme for Lincoln Council Tenants