Real estate focus

Global Publication November 2018

A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.

In this edition we take a look at real estate tax budget highlights; trends in the flexible working market; changes to energy requirements for residential lettings; and HMOs in the Supreme Court.


Real estate tax: Budget 2018 key announcements

The October Budget confirmed a number of items which were announced in 2019 (such as the extension of non-resident capital gains tax) but also contained a new form...

November 2018

Operating structures for flexible office and co-working space

The providers of flexible office space have previously been satisfied with taking a traditional lease and then providing short term occupation to their clients.

November 2018

On the horizon: more costs for residential landlords

Since 1st April 2018, a commercial or domestic property that does not achieve an Energy Efficiency Certificate (EPC) rating of E or higher is a “substandard...

November 2018

HMO conditions: Supreme Court has its say

It is stating the obvious to those in the sector that the Housing Act 2004 requires houses in multiple occupations (HMOs) to be licensed by the local housing...

November 2018

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