Leasehold reform in motion: On the government’s plans to make home ownership fairer & more secure
As the first major piece of leasehold reform in a generation finally becomes legislation, buying agent Nina Harrison reflects on the long-requested need to transform leasehold agreements - and what impact this will have on the property sector...
Significant leasehold reform proposals promise ‘to transform the future of home ownership in England & Wales’
Commonhold should be the "preferred alternative" to leasehold, says the Law Commission in a series of three important reports that outline how to create "a better deal for leaseholders and make our homes…
"The current leasehold system is outdated, unbalanced and broken and we are determined to fix it," says Leasehold Minister, Lord Stephen Greenhalgh.
Last year's "radical" Planning Bill is long gone, replaced with watered-down reforms that promise local referenda on planning decisions and a few other tweaks.
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Ex-Chestertons director Glynn Gibb steps up at the high-end estate agency.
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Conditions are 'highly-competitive' at the top-end, reports Beauchamp Estates, with multiple serious tenants often vying for the same property...and the victor happy to pay one or two years’ rent up-front.
The MBO is a 'confident move to accelerate growth', say the property consultancy's new owners.
Adam-designed trophy home has been 'reimagined for 21st century living' by MSMR Architects and 1508 London, at a total cost of nearly £50mn.
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