Tag: property law

BE SAFE NOT SORRY

With all the strong storms and extreme weather conditions recently as can be seen from the photo this can lead to heavy consequences where peoples houses are concerned. It is extremely important when purchasing your new home that you ask your conveyancer to commission an environmental search to check for flooding in the area where …

BEWARE OF CLAY

Many people are unaware that clay related subsidence is a major cause of building damage accounting for 35000 insurance claims a year! ¬†Although more common in the south of England due to generally drier summers, this can occur in all parts of the UK.¬† The damage is mainly caused by the clay in the soil …

Leasehold …. more than meets the eye

As more apartment blocks are built in England and Wales more people will be buying a property on a leasehold basis . This means usually that the property will come with certain restrictions that must be checked very carefully. It is also very important that the yearly cost of management fees and other potential fees …