New Home Buyers: Beware the Leasehold Trap The government recently conducted a consultation on Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market which looked at a range of measures aimed at preventing unfair practices and abuses of leasehold agreements in the context of new residential home sales. So what is the issue? The issue arises from…
We provide a full service for developers on all aspects of a property development project, from planning and site assembly to practical completion and disposal.
Where advice is required at the planning stage of a project we assist in negotiation and settling of planning agreements, highway works and utility agreements, option or pre-emption agreements, conditional sale contracts and development agreements. We have particular expertise in advising on overage and profit participation agreements.
We co-operate effectively with the other parties involved. We advise on the preparation and negotiation of building contract documentation and professional team appointments. Where collateral warranties are required as part of a contract or appointment package, or for potential tenants, funders or purchasers, we advise on the preparation of acceptable forms of bespoke warranties and/or on negotiating standard trade or professional body generated forms of warranty.
We have the skills to provide advice on the disposal of a completed development, either as a discrete investment or to owner-occupiers. In addition we advise on development agreements with landowners, and on forward funding or forward sale agreements.