The Regulation of Property Agents (RoPA) proposals that are so hotly debated in the industry may not see the light of day during this parliament.
Emails have been sent, falsely claiming to be from “Alexandra Bartrope” regarding a deposit on a “build slot”.
Industry regulator the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team has been monitoring agents’ compliance with their guidance on disclosure of referral fees over the last 12 months.
The website “www․theskoof․club” is operating, falsely cloning the website of a genuine firm of solicitors called Barker Son & Isherwood LLP․
Conveyancers need to be prepared for the changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on clients’ second homes.
One of the country’s leading newspaper columnists has laid into government plans to abolish Section 21 – the means landlords have of claiming back properties without having to give a reason.
Consumer, property management, campaigning and freeholder groups all urge Rishi Sunak to release funds to help home owners trapped in unviable ACM-clad buildings.
Buyers and sellers using online estate agencies could inadvertently sign contracts if they carelessly use email signature blocks.
The Environment Agency Chief Executive has urged the government to only approve developments on high-risk flood plains when there is ‘no real alternative’.
The government are ploughing ahead with plans to introduce a New Homes Ombudsman.
Invoices have been sent, falsely claiming to be from Eversheds Sutherland.
An email has been sent, falsely purporting to be from Stephen Pollard of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
A new call has been issued this morning by the Competition and Markets Authority for estate agents to confess if their business has been involved in a price fixing cartel.
The government has confirmed the regional price caps that the Help to Buy scheme will incorporate from April 2021 to March 2023 as well announcing further reforms.
Nearly half (44%) of British homeowners would not buy their home again if given the chance, research from home interior company www.Hillarys.co.uk found.
Over half a million people could still be living in unsafe buildings clad in flammable materials.
Why the attempt to fix the claddinhg and mortgage crisis is not working.
How to apply for a notice or restriction to protect a third-party interest in an estate (practice guide 19).
Advice on the execution of deeds that are to be submitted to HM Land Registry (practice guide 8).
This guide explains when evidence of identity is required and how it should be given. It is aimed at conveyancers (practice guide 67).