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I have obtained planning permission to build a bungalow in
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I would like to brick up an external doorway in my kitchen
I would like to brick up an external doorway in my kitchen but have found a restrictive covenant on my house and wondered if this would affect me doing this? The covenant reads: 'Not to make or suffer… read more
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I have a property in the UK that I wish to extend. There is
I have a property in the UK that I wish to extend. There is a covenant in my deeds that I don't fully understand and I need to know if this covenant will impede my ability to extend even with planning… read more
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There is a transferee covenant on my house dating back to 1999
There is a transferee covenant on my house dating back to 1999 concerning a purchase prior to mine. It concerns building on the site etc Under the Schedule of Restrictive Covenants I received from the… read more
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Hi, I am in the process of buying a house which has restrictive
Hi, I am in the process of buying a house which has restrictive covenants. One of them states that no alteration or elevation of any house shall be made without the previous license in writing of the … read more
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Thomas
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I have legal documents from the land registry regarding my
I have legal documents from the land registry regarding my property and has restive covenants in two editions one in 2001 when I purchased the house and another version dated 1995. The 2001 version re… read more
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TP1 Land Registry Document: Restrictive covenant placed on
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I am in the process of transferring 50% ownership of my freehold
I am in the process of transferring 50% ownership of my freehold house in Wales to my wife. The Land Registry have requisitioned that I (and / or she) execute a deed in relation to 2 restrictive coven… read more
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Re: 20 year statutory limitation time bar over original Restrictive
Re: 20 year statutory limitation time bar over original Restrictive covenant for land to be used only for agriculture and forestry. I am selling my home - a farm with approximately 58 acres of land. W… read more
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Joshua
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Hello I own a small old barn adjacent my home which has
Hello I own a small old barn adjacent my home which has recently gain planning permission to convert to a two bed residential house. The barn and it's land, which would be it's garden carry a covenant… read more
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Stuart J
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There is a piece of land next to mine which I understood had
There is a piece of land next to mine which I understood had a covenant which stated only greenm houses can be built there. The present owner has put in plans and got permission to build a house. The … read more
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Is there anything that can be done about the following problems
Is there anything that can be done about the following problems with our neighbour: 1) They have a six foot high hedge which entirely cuts us off from the rest of the community - so far as we are awar… read more
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we have purchased a house which was built on land sold by an
we have purchased a house which was built on land sold by an estate in 1971 and at that time there was a restrictive covenance in place which says: The purchasers hereby jointly and severally covenant… read more
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Hi, we are in the process of buying a top floor freehold flat
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I purchased a woodland in 2002 The Charges Register contains
I purchased a woodland in 2002 The Charges Register contains the following provision:- An Agreement dated 10th November 1994 made between the Vendors and the Purchaser contains provisions for the paym… read more
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My house, Wistmans Wood, before I bought it in 1991, originally
My house, Wistmans Wood, before I bought it in 1991, originally had several acres, which over the years have been sold to individuals, and single homes have been built. Our nearest neighbour, who live… read more
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we are wanting to obtain planning to build a house in my parents
we are wanting to obtain planning to build a house in my parents back garden. The deeds have a covenant saying that only one dwelling house shall be built on each plot, the builder who sold the proper… read more
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If a restrictive covenant prevents the owner from erecting
If a restrictive covenant prevents the owner from erecting a building within 15 feet of any road, then ... is this measured from the kerb edge of the road or the boundary line adjacent to the pavement… read more
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