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Mergers and acquisitions

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Mark Lucas, Partner, Barlow Robbins LLP advises on managing all the elements of a merger of independent estate agencies.

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Regulation & Law

Legal advice: How to recover rent arrears

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Sheila Manchester spoke to Danielle Hughes, Solicitor in The Dispute Resolution Team at Kirwans law firm to find the best ways for letting agents and landlords to legally deal with non-paying tenants.

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The real-world reality of virtual freeholds

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‘Virtual freeholds’ are a real nightmare for thousands of flat owners, as the 999 year leases can seriously affect the flat owner’s ability to sell, says Louie Burns.

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10-minute refresher: leasehold extensions

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Agents selling flats need to understand the complexities of leasehold extensions, says Michael Zucker BA FRICS, Head of the Professional Department at Jeremy Leaf & Co.

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Time to wage war on fair pay?

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Property businesses have found themselves in very hot water with HMRC for failing to pay staff the National Minimum Wage, with sums running into hundreds of thousands of pounds. Adam Bernstein reports.

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Lettings fees: cap or outright ban?

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The push to ban lettings fees to tenants is gathering momentum, but Isobel Thomson, Chief Executive, National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS) says that a cap would be a better solution.

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Don’t get washed up by money laundering rules

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After Channel 4’s exposé, From Russia with Cash, RICS expelled a member for his role in money laundering, so, says Andrea Kirkby, you need to appreciate the risks and comply with the…

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