A sale of part is when you are planning to only sell part of your property or land. There are far more considerations to take into account for a sale of part than if you are selling the whole thing. Initially, for example, the basic requirement for a sale of part is for the area being sold to be clearly defined, which will need to be done with a Land Registry compliant plan. This is not usually necessary for a transfer of whole. [Read more…]
BHW has put together a useful guide for Residential Landlords and Property Agents, explaining the process of making a possession claim to remove a tenant from a residential property they let or manage.
As part of the Land Registry’s customer care policy, the Registry has announced a new proposal to publish data which would reveal how well (and how badly) a conveyancer is performing in completing their Land Registry applications. [Read more…]
In the property news recently, it has been announced that the government will be releasing a new register highlighting where an overseas company owns property in the UK. This new register should, according to the government, be ready to go live by 2021. [Read more…]
Whenever we are instructed to sell a commercial property on behalf of a client we often get asked: “What happens next?”. Below we’ve set out the 10 key steps to explain the process of selling a commercial property. [Read more…]
BHW Residential are pleased to announce the launch of a new No Move No Fee Guarantee. Unfortunately, there is a risk with every conveyancing transaction that it will not proceed, often through no fault of your own.
Around 1 in 3 house purchases or sales fail to make it through to completion. It could be that another party in the chain pulls out of the deal for a multitude of reasons, such as dubious search results, a change of heart, or you might be a victim of gazumping. [Read more…]
Whilst many people know that transfers of freehold property must be registered at HM Land Registry, a quick search of commonly asked legal questions reveals far more uncertainty surrounding leasehold interests. Here we have supplied answers to some of the frequently asked questions about registration of leases. [Read more…]
Under the provisions of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, all local planning authorities must have published a Brownfield Land Register by the end of last year.
The Brownfield Land Register is split into two parts:
- For sites that are categorised as ‘previously developed land’.
- For sites that are categorised as benefitting from ‘Permission in Principle’ (PiP)
A default judgment is where the court issues a judgment against a Defendant without hearing the merits of the claim.
A Claimant can apply for a default judgment where the Defendant fails to file a defence within 14 days (or 28 days if an acknowledgment of service has been filed). [Read more…]