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6 ways to deal with noisy neighbours in blocks of flats

Whether it’s loud music, drilling, dogs barking, or even stomping around and slamming doors, most of us would have experienced some kind of disturbing noise …

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Protecting your assets – a guide to building’s insurance for blocks of flats

Ensuring that your residential freehold is suitably insured is one of the most important things that you can do. Without building’s insurance, you as the …

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Guide to party wall agreements

When you’re carrying out works to your property in England or Wales that could potentially affect another property, it is essential that you inform all …

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What is a flying freehold?

A flying freehold is a freehold property where a section of that property overhangs, extends, or protrudes onto another freehold property or land. This can …

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A guide to LPE1 and LPE2 forms for Leasehold Property Enquiries

When a leasehold property is being sold, conveyancing solicitors for the buyer will need to undertake a range of investigations/searches on the property. Primarily, these …

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Draft Building Safety Bill 2020 explained

The draft Building Safety Bill was published on 20th July 2020 to bring forward reforms of the building and fire safety system. This follows an …

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New permitted development rights for blocks

Permitted development rights are a national grant of planning permission, whereby a property owner does not need to apply for planning permission for certain building …

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A guide to commonhold

Commonhold is the rarest type of property ownership throughout England and Wales. In fact, it’s so uncommon that many people are completely unaware of its …

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Price of flats falling in England

According to government statistics, the price of flats has fallen in England since last year. While this could be seen as an ideal opportunity for …

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UK government clamps down on onerous lease terms & leasehold houses

In 2017, the ground rent scandal exploded across UK media. It exposed the onerous clauses that developers had inserted into leasehold contracts, in some cases …

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How much confidence do you have in the UK property market?

2016 was a time of uncertainty for homebuyers. The UK property market saw significant influences from factors such as the recent stamp duty reforms and …

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London’s expected house price gain – Infographic

London is an exciting place to live. Pick the right borough and you can enjoy the best of both worlds – the buzz of the …

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