Following a number of recent reports of scandals involving leasehold properties, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, yesterday issued a consultation paper entitled “Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market” with the aim of addressing particular issues. You can read the full paper here.
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Party wall disputes may be common, but it is uncommon for them to reach the High Court. Despite the lack of clarity for which the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 (PWA 1996) has often been criticised (as alluded to in my previous blog on this Act here), it is quite rare that a case Read More
New money laundering regulations could prove to be a headache for property auctioneers until those affected get to grips with the changes, according to leading figures in the industry.
The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (the “Regulations”), as laid in Parliament on 22 June 2017 and Read More