Newbuild Issues for Conveyancers including Estate Rent Charges 2019

Date & Time

1st July 2019 | Jury's Inn, 101 Stroudley Road, Brighton, BN1 4DJ | 10am - 1pm


£100 + VAT (£120) members; £120 + VAT (£144) non members


Newbuild Issues for Conveyancers including Estate Rent Charges 2019

The newbuild market is becoming a major area of conveyancing and is undergoing various fundamental changes.  The course aims to look at current issues and update the busy conveyancer.  In particular, ground rents which are causing major problems and Help to Buy is a complex area which is being met frequently and is in the process of change. Estate Rentcharges are becoming a major concern, especially for mortgage companies.  Topics include:

  • Ground rent issues, CML guidance on ground rents
  • Planning permission issues
  • Problems in relation to easements and transfer of part
  • Current issues in relation to NHBC
  • Community Infrastructure Levy and its effect on the purchaser
  • Issues in relation to planning conditions
  • Extended completion dates
  • The validity of professional consultant certificates after Hunt v Optima
  • Estate Rentcharges issues and mortgage requirements

Richard Snape has been the Head of Professional Support at Davitt Jones Bould since 2002.   He speaks at numerous courses for law societies all over the country, various public courses, in-house seminars within solicitors’ firms and has also talked extensively to local authorities and central government bodies.  His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.