Real Insights - Property Update
Issue 15

Rates uplift may have compensations

On 1 April 2017, rateable values are changing. In London, they are set to increase by around 22%.

Shadowy Claims and Tactical Games

The decision of the High Court in COD Hyde -v- Space Change should serve as a reminder that construction disputes can be resolved using a wide variety of tactics, whilst also reiterating more familiar themes around payment notices.

Local Homes for Local People

The High Court has upheld a Cornish neighbourhood plan, opening the door for a nationwide crackdown on second homes.

Renters Beware

The Immigration Act 2014 introduced the 'Right to Rent' scheme to the private rental sector.