Help to Buy Scheme set to end in 2023
March 13th, 2019
The Government confirmed in their last budget it does not intend to introduce a further Help to Buy scheme after March 2023 so that means 4 years left to get your 5% deposit saved and use the scheme.
Residential landlords reminded to prepare for upcoming Section 21 changes
July 24th, 2018
Daniel Swimer, Head of the Real Estate Litigation team at London property litigation solicitors, Joelson, is reminding residential landlords to make sure they are prepared for the important changes to the steps required to terminate an assured shorthold tenancy (AST), which will apply to all ASTs from 1 October 2018, regardless of when those tenancies … Continue reading “Residential landlords reminded to prepare for upcoming Section 21 changes”
Property owners must take heed of Court of Appeal ruling on Japanese knotweed, says Joelson.
July 5th, 2018
Daniel Swimer, Head of the Real Estate Litigation team at London Law firm Joelson, has shared his views on the latest Court of Appeal ruling, Network Rail Infrastructure Limited (Appellant) v Stephen Williams and Robin Waistell (Respondents)  EWCA Civ XXX. Japanese knotweed can prove very costly for landowners and developers. It can cause structural … Continue reading “Property owners must take heed of Court of Appeal ruling on Japanese knotweed, says Joelson.”
Late payments continue to plague construction sector
June 25th, 2018
This week, London corporate solicitors Joelson look at a new report highlighting the risks of late payment within the construction industry. The report, published by lending platform Funding Options, follows the collapse of contracting giant Carillion. It explains that its 120-day payment policy meant that a huge number of suppliers were still waiting to be … Continue reading “Late payments continue to plague construction sector”
New rules for HMO landlords
June 20th, 2018
This week, London real estate solicitors Joelson look at new guidance for landlords of HMOs.
High street store closures could prove costly for landlords
June 18th, 2018
Daniel Swimer, Partner and Head of Property Litigation at London solicitors, Joelson, has noted that a number of struggling high street retailers have been forced to close stores up and down the country in recent weeks.
Are homeowners showing caution ahead of Brexit?
June 13th, 2018
This week, London real estate solicitors Joelson look at news that homeowners might be hesitant to list their property ahead of Brexit. The report, published in the Express newspaper, suggests that housing stock has fallen in the UK. This is according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), who reported a declining number of … Continue reading “Are homeowners showing caution ahead of Brexit?”
Building reforms announced in response to Grenfell tragedy
May 23rd, 2018
This week, London real estate and construction solicitors Joelson look at the upcoming building regulations review in the wake of the Grenfell public inquiry.
Interest rate rise called off… for now
May 14th, 2018
This week, London real estate solicitors Joelson review the latest turn of events in the world of interest rates.
Homebuyers spent £24.9 billion on London homes in ‘polluted postcodes’ last year, study reveals
May 8th, 2018
A new report indicating that homebuyers spent £24.9 billion on London properties in ‘polluted postcodes’ in 2017 has caught the attention of London real estate solicitors Joelson.
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