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Publications: Residential Development Sales

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Nemcova v Fairfield Rents Ltd: Short Term Lettings

The majority of long flat leases contain a covenant restricting the tenant’s use of the property to that of a “private residence/dwelling". This briefing looks at the recent case of Nemcova v Fairfield Rents Ltd [2016] UKUT 303 (LC), and the decision by the Upper Tribunal that a short term letting would constitute a breach of the covenant prohibiting use of a property other than as a private residence.

(Publication Date: Tue 27 Sep 2016)

PRS Jargon Buster

A useful A-Z glossary of many of the terms related to the private rented sector.

(Publication Date: Fri 01 Jul 2016)

Budget Summary: Spring 2016

Following yesterday's Budget, Winckworth Sherwood has produced a summary of the key changes that have been announced.

(Publication Date: Thu 17 Mar 2016)

Update - Higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on purchases of additional residential properties

The Government has now finished consulting on the implementation of the SDLT Surcharge, which was originally announced in the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015.

(Publication Date: Thu 17 Mar 2016)

E:gen - August 2015

In this edition we look at changes to the vacant building credit in planning law, pitfalls with affordable housing provisions in s106 agreements, the Courts’ approach to interpretation of drafting of service charges, the Budget 2015 and its social housing reforms as well as potential reform of existing laws relating to telecommunications infrastructure.

(Publication Date: Thu 27 Aug 2015)

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