EPCs for Commercial Property

EPCs for Commercial Property

What is an EPC? An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) provides a measure of the energy efficiency of a property on a scale of A – G (A being the most efficient). The EPC must be prepared by an accredited Energy Assessor. The Assessor will report on the energy...
Conveyancing Process

Conveyancing Process

There are various words or phrases commonly used by conveyancers and it may help you to have a list of these and their meanings. Breach of Contract If either party to the contract fails to do something that the contract requires they will have broken one or more terms...
Building Regulations

Building Regulations

When are they required? Building regulation consent is usually required if you want to put up a new building or extend or alter (structurally) an existing one or install drains, heating or sanitary facilities. It may also be needed for the conversion of a garage or...
Chancel Liability Repair

Chancel Liability Repair

This search is commissioned to reveal whether or not the property you are proposing to purchase may be affected by a potential “chancel repair” obligation to a Parish Church. Such obligations stem from mediaeval times where land, previously owned by the...
Owning Property Jointly

Owning Property Jointly

Ways to hold jointly owned property When buying property jointly there are two ways in which you can hold the title. These are known as Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common. Both terms describe the way you own the property and have a different meaning to a landlord and...