Ignore at your peril
Posted by: Titlesolv
The establishment of a parking right can have a significant impact on the value of the land affected. A recent Scottish case has highlighted the nuances of parking law, reiterating its complexities and the need for care and consideration, especially when purchasing or remortgaging land in Scotland.
Paper trails
Posted by: Titlesolv
A recent case at the High Court in Glasgow considered property fraud on an extraordinary scale. Perhaps most striking about the case was that it was the longest criminal trial in UK legal history, lasting over 320 days.
The evolving role of the NPPF and paragraph 49
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Since the introduction in England of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in 2012, there has been a proliferation of judicial reviews over its application when determining planning applications for housing.
Mind the Gap
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The recent High Court case of Baker v Craggs highlights the consequences of failing to register a property within the priority period of a Land Registry search.
Risky business
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The recent case of a fraudulent transfer of 1.2 million (GBP) using the identity of a Kensington homeowner provides a salient reminder of the risk of fraud in lending. As the body that registers land and property in England and Wales, the Land Registry plays an important role in property transactions and preventing fraud. Part of this role is to check that the person registering a title is the true owner. Lenders heavily rely on this information when deciding whether to accept a mortgage application.
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