Leasehold
Housing and Property Mortgages

Leaseholds reforms aim to simplify much-criticised laws

Reforms to make the process of purchasing or extending a leasehold on a property “easier, cheaper and quicker” have been unveiled by the Law Commission as part of a government-commissioned review. The plans strengthen the rights of leaseholders seeking to buy their freehold or extend their lease, potentially saving them time and money. A unified […]

Property
Property

Is property still a good investment?

For those considering whether now is the moment to buy, these are disorienting times. When Kate Faulkner recently looked for a home in the city of Peterborough — a growing location for London commuters — she found comparable properties within one square mile whose prices were going up, down or were completely flat. “There are […]