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A change of plan

It’s official, says John Bosworth, Partner and Head of Planning at Ashfords LLP – the change of use rules regarding commercial to residential are now permanent.

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Boarder control

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Twelve key questions about tenants’ right to rent are answered by specialist immigration lawyer Mark Lilley-Tams.

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Knock knock…

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Evicting a problem tenant? A wave of new legislation slammed into the lettings industry last year and there’s more to come. What, asks Nigel Lewis, does it mean for landlords and agents…

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Jeremy Leaf

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We have a housing crisis. A new Housing and Planning Bill is working its way through Parliament, but will it work and what will happen to property prices? asks Jeremy Leaf.

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Be alarmed, be safe!

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Agents and landlords need to act now on the new fire regulations says Michael Portman, MD, LetRisks

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The definition of Redress

Do you ever feel like the world is ganging up on you? Sales and letting agents are the whipping-boy of the property industry, they have to belong to an approved redress scheme…

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Are you part of a cartel?

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Collusion and bribery are strong words – but estate agents could be guilty under strict laws, says Michael Dean, Partner and Head of the EU, Competition & Regulatory Practice with Maclay Murray…

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Regulations, rights and risks

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Section 21 notices, smoke alarms and the Right to Rent... my message to Government is: ‘Lay off the Private Rented Sector!’ says Lisa Simon, Head of Lettings, Carter Jonas.

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The Right to Buy Debate

It’s a thorny subject, with many different opinions, Joanne Young, Associate Solicitor at Ashfords LLP, shares the facts.

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