Required Reading: How to avoid a legal nightmare when selling an historic estate
When a large, historic estate is being sold out of the family, it's not just an emotional process, it's also a legally tricky one too. Disputes can arise when it's realised - often not until until the point of sale - that the title deeds don't capture property or land that was gifted or sold off generations ago to the neighbouring landowners. Annie Wills talks us through the checks that should be carried out before selling, and how to avoid costly disputes.
Mishcon de Reya's Fiona Callaghan walks us through some key legal considerations and things to look out for when buying a home on one of Central London's Great Estates.
The Sir William Chambers-designed Poston House has been meticulously refurbished at the hands of Francis Sultana, creating an outstanding country estate - which is now on the market.
Report calls for a ‘public interest test’ on Scottish estate sales to tackle ‘the socially corrosive effects of land monopoly’
Scotland's 'land monopoly' is 'socially corrosive', argues a major new report from the Scottish Land Commission, as it calls for a new 'public interest test' on large-scale land deals.
Longstanding independent firm ramps up resi division with recruitment of high-profile broker & star of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses as head of sales.
Andrew Russell & Ben Bentley's independent firm, The Country House Department, is on course for a 'record' year following a number of big-ticket deals.
Freehold swathe on sought-after Tite Street has scope for a significant prime resi scheme.
The luxury estate agency is assembling a stellar team as it embarks on a 'new era' under its new owner.
Hamish Bruce has joined Inhous following stints at Marsh & Parsons and Black Brick.
Property firm adds new faces to its top-tier lettings teams in Prime Central London and in South West London & the Home Counties
Apartments at The Lucan - London’s first standalone Autograph Collection Residences - will come with a suite of five-star services laid on by luxury hotelier Marriott.
Election 2024: Prime property sector sees “cause for optimism” in the prospect of a Labour government
'The likelihood of an incoming Labour government no longer feels like a massive threat to prime property markets in London and the country,' says Middleton Advisors.
In Pictures: ‘Wild-luxury’ scheme in Dubai aims to ‘define the next generation of 21st century buildings’
European developer's 'holistic' waterfront project has been inspired by the Banyan tree and will feature thousands of crystals to 'eliminate any negative energy'.
Alex Michelin & Matthew Robertson's new development firm announces plans to deliver a 30-unit scheme on The Bishops Avenue, just weeks after embarking on a top-end project in St John's Wood.
Buyer confidence has been boosted by a number of factors over the last few weeks, and enquiries levels are back up to last year's levels, reports Eccord's MD.
By Jo Eccles
The RICS says it is its "duty to advocate policies that provide solutions to some of the most important challenges of our time."
'The rapid approach of peak rates is coinciding with a modest improvement in housing market conditions in some key global markets,' says Knight Frank.