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The rise of co-living

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It’s the quiet revolution in housing choice. Susanna Caulfield, senior associate at Rosling King LLP and Khadijeh Moghaddam, trainee solicitor at Rosling King LLP, provide a legal reflection on the rise of…

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Regulation & Law

Restrictive covenants – what can be done?

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In a recent application, the owners of a freehold property in East Dulwich sought to challenge restrictions on the use of their property which had been imposed by a former owner of…

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Regulation & Law

Troublesome tenants

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You’ve met the prospective tenant and they seemed polite. They passed the credit check and are in gainful employment. Most importantly, their references came back with the green light, so it comes…

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Regulation & Law

Election time – will change come?

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We have had months and months of upset and unrest over Brexit; it finally looked like agreement might be reached but no – not yet. So instead of agreement we will now…

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Regulation & Law

Legal snapshot: The Tenant Fees Act 2019

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The new legislation is now in place, letting agencies must immediately abide by the new regime, but there’s a great deal to understand. Laura Bushaway, Knowledge Development Lawyer, Charles Russell Speechlys, sets…

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Regulation & Law

Essential updates: tenancy deposits

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Not so long ago, tenants paid a cash deposit and the agent looked after it until the end of the tenancy. Now it’s ‘all change’, says Lisa Isaacs but which way is…

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Tenant Fees Ban: two months on

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Most agents and landlords planned for this event by tightening up their operation. Some, also, says Frances Burkinshaw, cut some corners to minimise the loss of income.

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