The November 2007 issue of the CPI Update contains:
Case law commentary on:
Lawntown Ltd v Camenzuli (CA) - Making use of section 610 Housing Act 1985 to vary restrictive covenants.
Moncrieff v Jamieson (HL) - Easements: can there be an exclusive right to park a car?
Funnell v Adams & Remer - Rent review; disregard of tenant’s improvements.
Earl of Malmesbury v Strutt & Parker - Professional negligence; advice on lease terms.
Quest 4 Finance Ltd v Maxfield - Misrepresentation; the effect of a statement of non-reliance.
Legislative developments in relation to:
Property taxes - the Pre-Budget report 2007.
Land Registry consultation - new Land Registration Rules.
VAT - Transfers of going concerns (TOGC); changes to record keeping requirements.
SDLT - Zero-carbon relief for new homes.
Practical comment on:
CPSEs - New CPSEs for agreements for surrender.
SDLT - Filing returns online
And a consideration of the practical issues arising out on lease renewal where the landlord drafts the new lease, and issues arising out of unregistered title searches (K15 land charges searches).
Published 31st October 2007.