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24 June 2014 0 Comments Posted in Real Estate

Expiry of your lease – should you take action?

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Your business has survived the last few years and is getting busier. Your lease is coming to an end; the landlord has said he is happy to renew the lease; customers and new customers need your attention and you give them it.

This scenario is very common and understandable but what risks are you running by allowing your lease to run out before a new one is agreed in detail and entered into with the landlord?

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4 June 2014 0 Comments Posted in Real Estate

Build houses or save the planet – a difficult choice

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The Government’s announcement that builders undertaking developments with fewer than 50 homes will be exempted from having to build zero carbon homes and the current belief that the zero carbon obligation will be reduced for all house builders may at first blush seem to be a breach of faith by the Government.

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19 March 2014 0 Comments Posted in Business, Real Estate

Business rate relief now available on new commercial buildings

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As part of central Government’s initiative to encourage development, it has given local authorities the ability to grant business rate relief to newly constructed commercial buildings that remain un-let.

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17 February 2014 0 Comments Posted in Business, Real Estate

A new service to help you protect your property against fraud

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HM Land Registry has introduced a new service to help property owners protect their property against fraud with free monitoring service ‘Property Alert’.

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28 October 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

The tide is changing – landowner statements

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This month the Government has brought into effect the provisions contained in the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 that aim to help developers fight off residents who are opposing development. For some time now, one of the tools available and …

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6 March 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Preventing development disruption by NIMBYs

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When you are considering purchasing land for development, you’ll be aware that an application for planning permission will almost certainly provoke a NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) reaction. Residents living nearby may try and find ways to prevent development …

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25 January 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Developer Recovery Index January 2013

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The Developer Recovery Index over the past two years has shown how volatile the market has been from month to month. Behind that volatility, the three month rolling index has shown a decline over the course of 2011 with the …

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16 January 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Peter Foskett: panellist at the Insider Swindon Regeneration Debate

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After being awarded Property Law Firm of the Year 2012 at the annual Insider South West Property Awards, Peter Foskett was invited to be a panellist at the Insider Swindon Regeneration Debate 2012 on 27 November. Peter, who leads our …

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