UK Property Law

Get UK property law questions answered by Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related UK Property Law Questions
I have refurbished a flat in 2013 after receiving approval
Hi, I have refurbished a flat in 2013 after receiving approval for alterations from the property manager via email. I own a share of the freehold. Westminster counsel provided building consent after m… read more
James Mather
James Mather
22,630 satisfied customers
. I own my own house outright with no mortgage. Just wondering
Hi. I own my own house outright with no mortgage. Just wondering if I need a cohabitation agreement if my boyfriend moves in. He is renting at the moment and will be contributing a little to food and … read more
James Mather
James Mather
22,630 satisfied customers
Hi, I hold a UK property tenants-in-common with my brother,
Hi, I hold a UK property tenants-in-common with my brother, 50:50 (no declaration of trust that I recall). We bought it together in May 2001 and lived there for 3 years. Then I moved away with my work… read more
Thomas
Thomas
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
1,342 satisfied customers
I recently discovered my Landlord has helped himself to a piece
I recently discovered my Landlord has helped himself to a piece of my flat. My demise, as shown in the signed lease plan (1995) includes an area that has been split off from my flat and now forms part… read more
James Mather
James Mather
22,630 satisfied customers
Can an HMO regulator ask you to change the format of a
Can an HMO regulator ask you to change the format of a property if the changes were made more than 4 years ago. We are being told that a room which at the time of refurbishment an HMO officer gave us … read more
James Mather
James Mather
22,630 satisfied customers
hi, when I left my husband 10 years ago, my mum took a mortgage
hi, when I left my husband 10 years ago, my mum took a mortgage out on a small property for me to live in, and I pay the mortgage repayments and associated costs. I also paid £8000 towards the mortgag… read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
1,329 satisfied customers
Hello I would like to gift a property (no mortgage) to my
Hello I would like to gift a property (no mortgage) to my brother. I have my own property (with mortgage). Kindly advise if this can be done and how I should proceed. Thank you Julia… read more
James Mather
James Mather
22,630 satisfied customers
Im an American expat and renting a house in London. Ive been
I'm an American expat and renting a house in London. I've been in the house for 15 months. I'm an excellent tenant and pay my rent by standing order. Nine days ago, the boiler went out, leaving us wit… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,313 satisfied customers
im living with my partner/ fiance of 3 years and he would like
my fiance wants to add me onto deeds of property or sign property over to me.it is a shared ownership property he owns 25% building society morgage,75% midland heart ownership I loaned him money to im… read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
1,329 satisfied customers
I purchased a flat in Feb 2011, I bought it prior to it going
I purchased a flat in Feb 2011, I bought it prior to it going to auction. In approx August 2011 I found out there was subsidance issues within the close (gable end is sinking and its not covered by th… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
11,878 satisfied customers
I have a joint mortgage with my brother, we have had this mortgage
I have a joint mortgage with my brother, we have had this mortgage since Dec 2007, althought the mortgage has always been 50:50 for the first 14 months he only contributed 30% of the monthly repayment… read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
1,329 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a question. My fathers girlfriend is paying for
Hi, I have a question. My fathers girlfriend is paying for a new kitchen in our house. The house is worth quite a lot of money, and I am concerned as to whether she will have a stake of ownership in t… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
Solicitor
Legal Practice Course
18,905 satisfied customers
My father is joint tenants in common with his wife of an ex-council
My father is joint tenants in common with his wife of an ex-council 3 bed semi detached property which they purchased some years ago. My mother has been in residential care and is now in a nursing hom… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
11,878 satisfied customers
Would you please advice me on this situation i own my house
Would you please advice me on this situation i own my house my brother owns the house next door wesold the base ment of both houses to a friend at the time who wanted to make it in to a basement flat … read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
11,878 satisfied customers
Greetings from New Zealand In UK law, what is the basic rules
Greetings from New Zealand In UK law, what is the basic rules to split of assets when 2 people have been in cohabitation for 12 years where one owns 2 houses in their own name togethe with several vin… read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
1,329 satisfied customers
I am looking for some advice on a situation that has come to
I am looking for some advice on a situation that has come to my knowledge, with regards XXXXX XXXXX I feel may be fraudulent "Lifetime Mortagage taken out on a property by my broI am looking for some … read more
Tulkinghorn
Tulkinghorn
Bachelor's Degree
1,141 satisfied customers
I live in a ground floor purpose built flat in a terrace, wi
I live in a ground floor purpose built flat in a terrace, with my wife and 3 minors. We own our property (mortgaged). The upstairs flat is tenanted. Over the last few years, we have had an ongoing pro… read more
DR Lawyer
DR Lawyer
BA (HONS) Pgdl Pgdlp
2,318 satisfied customers
in uk - what is the definition of a change in use for planning
in uk - what is the definition of a change in use for planning purposes? i have an HMO block of 7 flats which has been arranged as such since before 1990, and has been used for residential permament a… read more
F E Smith
F E Smith
Bachelor's Degree
7,815 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Aston Lawyer

Aston Lawyer

Property Solicitor

1,742 satisfied customers

LLB(HONS) 23 years of experience in dealing with Conveyancing and Property Law

Thomas

Thomas

Lawyer

1,342 satisfied customers

BA (Hons), PgDip, Practising Solicitor

Clare

Clare

Solicitor

1,329 satisfied customers

25 years exeperience

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

816 satisfied customers

LL.B, Pg.Dip, LL.M, M.B.A (Pending), Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Alex J.

Alex J.

Law

447 satisfied customers

LPC, 2 Years Conveyancing

Buachaill

Buachaill

Barrister

282 satisfied customers

Barrister 17 years experience

Matt J

Matt J

Solicitor

216 satisfied customers

LLB(HONS)

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x