April 2019 – “Real Burdens” & “Common Schemes” to be re-vamped

Most homeowners’ titles to their property contain what are called “real burdens”. A “real burden” is an obligation affecting the property which normally requires something to be done or not to be done.  For example, affirmatively, a real burden may … More

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Registration of Property by Overseas Entities – public disclosure of beneficial interest

A draft Bill has recently been published by The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and sets out provisions to establish a new beneficial ownership register of overseas entities that own UK property. This follows the commitment made at … More

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New Register for Community Body Applications

The Registers of Scotland (RoS) has introduced a new register, The Register of Applications by Community Bodies to buy Land, which will record all applications by community bodies to buy land or property that is abandoned, neglected or causing harm … More

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