Compulsory Purchase of Land and Real Estate

Like all new areas of business, the management of real estate to provide services to wider society has spawned a rash of jargon which can clarify issues but can also create a smoke screen for those looking for opportunities.  This article will demystify some of the jargon and help developers, farmers and land-owners to [...]

By |2023-11-29T14:37:04+00:00April 5th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Boundary Trees

Many instructions require several areas of expertise to unpick the problem presented by the client. They take careful thought, research and a detailed understanding of the legal, physical and human issues involved. Boundary trees are a prime example. Whether living in cities or leafy villages, we all value the trees that create character, cast [...]

By |2023-11-29T14:37:16+00:00April 5th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Creating income and fulfilling legal obligations on estates owned by Charities

Real Estate is an important consideration for many charities. It can be the reason that the charity exists or the mechanism through which a charity delivers its aims and objectives. Many charities also receive property by way of bequest, to sell or hold as an investment. No matter why real estate is held, it [...]

By |2023-11-29T14:37:25+00:00April 5th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Is it a barn or a dwelling? Class Q explained.

Thoughts from Iain Skinner BSc(Hons) MRICS, principal of Skinner Holden Property Advisors. The General Permitted Development Order lists all of the changes of use and construction that can be undertaken without planning permission.  Some require a simplified submission and others do not require any submission at all. Following a successful trial period, in 2015 [...]

By |2023-11-29T14:37:35+00:00April 5th, 2023|Rural Matters|