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Ground Rents

The Ground Rents (Leasehold Properties ) Bill The passage of this bill has revealed some interesting views from MPs and highlights an number of issues which have some significance for conveyancers. Firstly, not surprisingly, an inquiry has been called for  into the “mis-selling scandal” of housing developers pointing buyers to preferred conveyancers, who then did not advise on escalating ground rents. Secondly a number of MP’s criticised the role of some lawyers and their advice or lack of advice in…

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