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GDPR and Property Industry

How GDPR will change the property sector

By now, many people have heard of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from the EU. Some are probably sick of hearing about it. However, although the date when it will come into effect, 25 May 2018, is rapidly approaching, whether people have done anything about it is another question. It’s vital for those […]

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3 Legal Requirements for Selling a Property You Should Be Aware of

Owning a house, whether for business or pleasure, can be a significant milestone in your life. There may, however, come a time when you need to sell your property. This could be for a number of reasons such as downsizing, remortgaging, moving countries, or just needing a dramatic change. If it’s your first time selling […]

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Business Leases And Negotiating An Early Exit

Companies don’t buy office space, so a lease is a perfect compromise. It allows the firm to grow and expand while looking professional. That’s great, but not everything goes to plan. As a rookie, you may realise that the terms (cost) of the agreement aren’t beneficial. Or, it may just be that new property in […]

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What’s going to impact the valuation of a residential property?

Are you keen to know how your property is valued? Most homeowners don’t take much notice until they’re concerned about their home’s property tax bill, a recent appraisal for finance or a sale. Whatever grabs your interest, understanding more about how residential real estate is valued is beneficial. There is no ‘one size fits all’ […]

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Evicting a Commercial Tenant

It is not something many landlords anticipate with much satisfaction but the need to evict a commercial tenant is almost an inevitability at some point or another. The reasons may vary but there are only two main ways of exercising the right to take back possession of a property currently occupied by a tenant. Neither […]

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Ways to Research the History of Your House

Researching the history of your home can be a lot of fun. Who has lived there? Were they were famous or infamous? Finding out who has lived there is one of two types of searches. The other type of search is on the building itself. When was it built, who was the Architect, builder and […]

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Public Liability: Avoiding Lawsuits As A Real Estate Investor

You have the money, and you have found a perfect property to add to your portfolio. What could go wrong? Apart from the obvious, the foremost thing real estate investors have to consider is the issue of public liability. The general public may gain access or may live in the building, which means you have […]

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Protect Your Property: Precautions to Take When Leasing a House

The property market is booming, so if you are looking to invest money into a project that will reap the rewards and profit over time, becoming a landlord may well be a brilliant option for you. Millennials are notoriously strapped for cash, so increasing numbers of young adults are opting to rent a property rather […]

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