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UK landmark reforms in the private rented sector

Residential property reform is high on the government's legislative agenda as announced in this week's Queen's Speech. Proposed changes to the rental market include...


Residential property reform by UK government: Goodbye to ground rents

In the first part of a long-heralded suite of reforms to leasehold property law in England & Wales, the UK government has introduced a draft Bill which is intended to consign to history ...

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Government to ban leasehold houses and set ground rents at zero Keeping It Real Estate

Following the consultation in summer 2017 on ground rents and leasehold houses (read our blog here) the government has published its response (read it in full here) with the following...

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Government proposes to abolish residential ground rents Keeping It Real Estate

Following a number of recent reports of scandals involving leasehold properties, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, yesterday issued a...

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Nationwide announces position on onerous ground rents Keeping It Real Estate

Nationwide announced recently that it will not lend on new build residential leasehold properties if the amount of ground rent is more than 0.1% of the purchase price.Click here to read...

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Real Estate Quarterly Spring 2016

Hogan Lovells quarterly newsletter on legal topics relevant to the UK real estate industry. This issue covers:

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