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CMA Investigates Mis-selling of Leasehold Properties

CMA investigates mis-selling of leasehold properties Despite the initial refusal, the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has finally began to investigate possible mis-selling in the leasehold property market, reports The Times and The Daily Mail online. This decision was made after up to 100,000 families were left with crippling ground rents. The investigation is looking [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:13:31+00:00June 21st, 2019|Compensation, leaseholds, Rent, Solicitors|Comments Off on CMA Investigates Mis-selling of Leasehold Properties

Homeless Family Left in Cockroach Infested Homes

London council left a homeless family in a cockroach-infested, dirty and mouldy houses. The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman have published a report about an incident where London Borough of Haringey placed a homeless family in two properties and did not correctly handled the disrepair issues present. At their first property, the family reported [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:58:37+00:00May 12th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Housing Disrepair, Legal, Rent, Solicitors|Comments Off on Homeless Family Left in Cockroach Infested Homes

Homeless Disabled Woman Left in Unsuitable Accommodation by Council

A previously homeless, disabled woman was left in unsuitable accommodation by the council. As reported by The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman website, a woman was given a temporary accommodation after experiencing homelessness and sleeping in an airport. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea provided the disabled woman with an unsuitable, temporary fourth [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:58:14+00:00May 1st, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Legal, Rent, Solicitors|Comments Off on Homeless Disabled Woman Left in Unsuitable Accommodation by Council

Negligence Claims against Property Solicitors

Excessive Ground Rent may become the next PPI scandal. Claims against Housing Developers and Property Solicitors are on the increase and look to continue to rise as the issue surrounding leasehold ground rent becomes more prevalent. These claims involve those people who purchased leasehold properties with ground rents that can double in a short space [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:10:42+00:00September 13th, 2017|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Ground Rent, leaseholds, Legal, PPI Scandal, Professional Negligence, Rent|Comments Off on Negligence Claims against Property Solicitors