Buying


The Leasehold Timebomb

If your property is still leasehold, the clock is ticking. If you have less than 60 years left to go on your lease you should seriously consider buying the freehold. With a leasehold, as a leaseholder, you just have the right to use the property. You do not own the land or the property itself. You have a lease to use the property in accordance with […]

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Japanese knotweed – the growing area of case law

The effect of Japanese knotweed on property has been well documented over recent years with images of the plant growing through concrete foundations and destabilised buildings. Knotweed is a highly invasive and fast spreading weed. It is extremely difficult to eradicate and normally requires specialist treatment. Another case appeared in the media this week announcing that Network Rail has lost an appeal over damages awarded […]