Archive for the ‘Property’ Category

Barclays & Prince Evans Solicitors – West London Commercial Property Seminar

DATE: WEDNESDAY 30TH APRIL TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD, UB6 8TS If you’re a developer interested in commercial property in West London, we’d like to invite you to a free evening seminar with guest speakers. The event will cover: • the current state of the local [...]

THE EFFECTS OF BEDROOM TAX A YEAR ON

A recent survey commissioned by the National Housing Federation (NHF) says that the Bedroom Tax is “heaping misery and hardship” on affected families. Bedroom Tax was introduced by the Government in April 2013. It affects 660,000 housing benefit claimants living in social housing across the UK. The policy imposes an average penalty of between £14 [...]

Free Seminar: Lease Extensions: What You Need to Know to Do Things Right

DATE: MONDAY 12TH MAY TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD, UB6 8TS Calling All Property Professionals! Ealing Property Expert, John Bishop of Colin Bibra Estate Agents and Property Lawyers, Anthony Best and Jeremy Teall of Prince Evans Solicitors, Ealing’s Leading Law Firm, have joined forces to present [...]

Winkworth Seminar: Why buy in Ealing and Acton?

DATE: WEDNESDAY 16TH APRIL TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: DOUBLE TREE HILTON, 2-8 HANGER LANE, EALING W5 3HN Ealing and Acton has everything going for it: ideally situated between the West End and Heathrow, superb road, tube and rail links – and that’s before the arrival of Crossrail in 2018, an unusually [...]

Going amiss with property descriptions: part two

On my last appearance here, I took you on a swift trip through the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991; this time, we’ll be taking a meander through the highways and byways of its successor: the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. What are the Regulations all about? The first important point to note is that [...]

Landlords beware! Prince Evans Solicitors secure damages for unlawful eviction

Prince Evans Solicitors recently acted for a private tenant Mr K who moved into a property in the Ealing area in late 2012 after securing the accommodation via a Letting Agent. Mr K paid £5843.00 to the landlord before moving into the property which covered the deposit and first month’s rent in advance. Mr K [...]

Free Seminar: End of life issues: Probate, Inheritance Tax, Care Fees, and Estate Planning

DATE: TUESDAY 25TH MARCH TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD, UB6 8TS Actress Marlene Dietrich once observed that: ‘When you’re dead, you’re dead. That’s it’. However, that ‘it’ is far from final if you’re an Executor or Personal Representative of a deceased person’s estate. Reluctant as we [...]

Tenants lose their ‘spare bedroom tax’ appeal at the Court of Appeal

Five social housing tenants have lost their bid at the Court of Appeal to have the Government’s controversial ‘spare bedroom tax’ ruled as unlawful. The ruling was handed down on 21 February 2014. The Court upheld last year’s High Court ruling which stated the new Rules were not discriminatory. Lawyers argued the Regulations introduced in [...]

Free Seminar: Disputing deposits and terminating tenancies.

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DATE: MONDAY 10TH MARCH TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD, UB6 8TS There’s always something going on in the residential lettings sector. This time, it’s something that affects both the beginning (deposit) and ending (termination) of a tenancy. This evening seminar brings together our experienced landlords’ line-up [...]

Going amiss with property descriptions: part one

Why am I writing about an Act (the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991) that was repealed on 1 October last year? It’s not quite as daft as it sounds. Although the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 has effectively taken over, the original Act is still of interest – particularly if you’re involved in property [...]