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The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations are intended to prohibit trading practices which are unfair to consumers. This includes “immoveable property” and the Regulations therefore cover property sales. When…Read More

A guide to The Party Wall Act

Do you own a building? Yes Do you know what the Party Wall Act is? No If you or your neighbours plan to undertake future building works (including repairs), please…Read More

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Many property purchasers, particularly for first time buyers  are increasingly relying  on a gift of cash, for all or part of the deposit, from family to help them get onto…Read More

Purchasing a repossessed property – time is of the essence

Here at ORJ Solicitors, we often deal with the purchase of repossessed properties. While buying a repossessed property can often mean a saving of up to 30% of a property’s…Read More

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Being a landlord in these uncertain times can carry enough risk without falling foul of technicalities that can befall the unsuspecting Landlord when they seek to obtain possession of their…Read More

Divorce and Separation: Who gets to keep the holiday home?

Until the 2007 credit crunch easy borrowing allowed many of us to purchase our dream holiday home in the sun. However for many this has now turned into a negative…Read More

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When considering an extension or an alteration to your property, it is important to be aware of the relevant rules in order to avoid falling foul of legislation and facing…Read More