Archive for the ‘Property’ Category

Essential Landlord News Seminar: Post Election Rental Market Update / Insurance for Landlords / The Deregulation Act 2015

Date: Tuesday 9th June Time: 5.30pm Registration For A 6pm Start Venue: Double Tree Hilton, 2-8 Hanger Lane, Ealing W5 3HN Go View London, BJP Insurance Brokers Ltd. and Prince Evans Solicitors present a key event focusing on important updates for landlords. Lettings Director, Bryan Light, of established and pro-active estate agency GoView London, will [...]

Free Seminar: Leaseholders’ Right to Manage and Directors’ Responsibilities

DATE:TUESDAY 2ND JUNE TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD UB6 8TS Leaseholders can find Freeholders and managing agents’ maintenance of their block or estate inefficient and expensive. They feel that they could organise the repairs and running of their block or estate more efficiently, cheaper and as [...]

Free Seminar: An Essential Seminar on Housing and Leasehold Management for Social Housing landlords

Date: Wednesday 10th June Time: 3.30pm registration for a 4.00pm start Venue: British Library, St Pancras, London NW1 2DB Join Partner, Anthony Best, Partner, Jeremy Teall and Associate, Sharon Porter-Gayle – from Prince Evans’ Social Landlord Housing Team – for an expert and practical guide on the following important matters: Deregulation Act 2015 Since our [...]

Free Seminar: Essential Seminar on Deregulation for all Letting Agents

Property Fraud Alert

In recent years there has been an increased amount of property fraud. Sadly these include imposters purporting to be the property owner and benefiting from the sale proceeds, a co-owner selling property without the consent of their joint owner or a co-owner charging the property without the consent of their joint owner – the list [...]

Deregulation Act 2015 and the Deposit Scheme

The Deregulation Act received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. It provides for major changes in a number of areas of law. The Deregulation Act 2015 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2015 (SI 2015/994) provides that the Act will come into force gradually. Sections 30-32 amending s213-215 of the Housing Act [...]

Free Seminar: Lease Extension Seminar

Date: Tuesday 28th April Time: 5.30pm registration for a 6.00pm start Venue: Ealing Golf Club Perivale Lane Greenford, UB6 8TS It is extremely important for all Leaseholders to be aware of the consequences of allowing the term of their Leases to drop below 80 years, which can potentially lead to problems on sale or re-mortgage. [...]

Deregulation Act 2015 heads for Royal Assent

The Deregulation Act 2015 has passed through the various Parliamentary stages and is now awaiting Royal Assent. In relation to assured shorthold tenancies Sections 30 to 41 are particularly relevant. Changes will include: 1. On deposits any deposit paid on an assured shorthold tenancy granted after the 6th April 2007 must be protected. Section 21 [...]

Heat Network Regulations

The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014, which came into effect on 18 December 2014 The Regulations are particularly relevant to Social Landlords due to the high number of new developments built in the last 5-7 years and ongoing, with communal heating systems All residential and commercial premises with multiple occupiers are affected, if [...]

Security of Tenure? You Are In The Army Now!

The Armed Forces may offer training, travel and potential excitement, as well as “a General’s baton in every infantryman’s knapsack”, but it does not give security of tenure to the occupiers of its accommodation, even under Human Rights Act legislation. So found the Court of Appeal in Helen Nicholas -v- The Secretary of State for [...]