The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2020 We discuss below the two amendments to the CPR that are of particular significance to housing professionals and which come into force on 23 August 2020. Amendment of Part 30 Part 30 of the CPR deals with the transfer of proceedings within the County Court, between the
To reiterate, our Front of House and ground floor interview rooms are open for pre-booked appointments only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the hours of 11am and 3pm; such appointments are where a face to face meetings are necessary, otherwise all ‘meetings’ will continue to take place by telephone or video conferencing Our priority
Why Should I Extend My Flat’s Lease As There Are More Than Enough Years Left For The Time I Am Likely To Live There?
If you are a Leaseholder you should review how many years remain on your Lease. If a Lease drops to too short a term it will reduce its value and may cause problems in re-mortgaging and selling the Lease. The Lease of any flat gets shorter every year. Generally speaking, if your Lease is for
The Chancellor has today announced the welcome news that there will immediately be a Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”) ‘holiday’ for all residential property sales from 8 July 2020 until 31 March 2021 inclusive. The new reduced rates are applicable to all buyers of residential property, not just first time buyers, who will no longer
The Chancellor’s announcement of earlier today is welcome news to home buyers and for the UK Housing Market in general. In short, if you seeking to purchase a residential property from today until 31 March 2021, you will only start to pay stamp duty on the amount of the purchase price above £500,000. These rates
As lockdown continues to ease, we at Prince Evans want to be ahead of client need, help give traction to ongoing matters and attract new business; hence, from week commencing 13 July 2020 our Front of House and ground floor interview rooms will re-open for pre-booked appointments only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the
The Courts will no longer be subject to the moratorium on residential possession proceedings after 23rd August 2020. The original moratorium was put in place to protect ‘renters’ from being made homeless during the Covid-19 pandemic and give them security . Last month the Government extended the original stay on all stages of the possession process