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Collective Enfranchisement. We are well versed in acting on your behalf in a collective enfranchisement claim.

Collective Enfranchisement

We will lead you through the process, liaise with your solicitor throughout, provide a comprehensive valuation report and negotiate on your behalf, as well as represent you at the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) if necessary. Whether you are a leaseholder, intermediate leaseholder or freeholder we can assist you through the process and act on your behalf to achieve the desired result. In brief a group of leaseholders will qualify if: Half of the total number of flats in the building must participate.The non-residential element must not exceed 25%.Lastly there is no residency requirement and there is no two year ownership rule as there is for a lease extension claim.

This is not a full list of all the requirements, your solicitor will investigate the qualifying criteria fully.We can provide you with contact details for specialist solicitors who can assist you in this process. Further information. Residential Property Development. Our highly experienced Residential Developments department offers comprehensive advice and services across all aspects of land acquisition, property development and the marketing and sale of new homes.

Residential Property Development

Of particular note is the teams alignment with Douglas & Gordon Professional Valuations, Property Management and D&G Asset Management. A strong partnership with 18 Douglas & Gordon Sales and Lettings office plus affiliations in all key international markets strengthen the strategy and implementation of investment and development projects. Each member of the team is an expert in their field, working together to provide bespoke solutions to even the most complex development and investment schemes.

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Outdoor Light Fixtures

From advances in solar technology to darkness-ditching DIY projects, garden lighting has never been easier or more fun. 1. Mason jar chandelier Credit: Jeff Risinger and Mark Winn/ Sturdy, attractive, and homey, a mason jar chandelier is a fun way to light up a outdoor dining table. Power source: Hard-wired to a 120-volt circuit. Uses: Hang from an overhead structure, such as a pergola, to light up your outdoor eating area. Disadvantages: You’ll need to hire an electrician to hard-wire the fixture into an outdoor structure. Cost: To purchase, expect to pay upwards of $75, depending on how many jars are in the chandelier. Tiny houses – small dwellings of every shape and size. London Events Guide - May 2015. April showers bring May flowers.

London Events Guide - May 2015

As a result, we are happy to usher in the month of sunshine and scenic landscapes. So why not capitalise on the weather, the weekends and the upcoming bank holidays, and see what is happening this month near you. Ironsides RFC Vs Northallerton RFC at Twickenham. London Property Sales And Rental: London Estate Agents. Market Comment “It appears that buyers and sellers are getting bored of political uncertainty and this is reflected in the consistent flow of properties coming to the market.

London Property Sales And Rental: London Estate Agents

Perhaps surprisingly the number of offers being agreed is consistent with what we’d usually expect at this time of the year. “As we approach the anniversary of the start of the London property market slowdown many homeowners are taking the plunge and making the decision to move despite the election being around the corner. “However our recently released Q1 Emerging Prime Index shows that one of the main drivers of this is the lower stamp duty which is freshening up the London property market.” George Franks, Sales Director “The rental market in emerging prime continues to outperform prime central areas with rents up by as much as 30 - 40% since the peak in 2007, compared with the flatline in PCL. Virginia Skilbeck, Lettings Director. We Love Local: The Cake Parlour. If you’re one with a sweet tooth and a taste for the finer things in life, Wimbledon’s’ The Cake Parlour serves to satisfy your desire for both, simultaneously.

We Love Local: The Cake Parlour

Frequented by celebrities and locals alike, the popular parlour produces sweet treats for those on the go, on a break, or those simply set on celebrating with the help of something remarkable. Tell us a bit more about The Cake Parlour? The Cake Parlour is the creation of cake designer and author Zoe Clark. It is a place where you can come in for a tea, coffee or a cupcake, and be surrounded by cakes and confections all baked fresh in the shop. How was the idea for The Cake Parlour formed? The Cake Parlour was opened in 2010 when demand for Zoe’s wedding cakes grew to be too much while working from her family home.

What makes The Cake Parlour unique? London Property Sales And Rental: London Estate Agents. Market Comment “Politics continues to shape the property market as demand falls and supply increases ahead of one of the most divisive elections in generations.

London Property Sales And Rental: London Estate Agents

We Love Local: Kensington Pavilion. If you work in London and are looking for the ideal spot to do business, network and relax while enjoying some delicious world-class food and drink, then Kensington Pavilion might just be for you.

We Love Local: Kensington Pavilion

The club, located in the leafy Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, welcomes businessmen and women to try a luxury lunch and dining experience. What is Kensington Pavilion? Kensington Pavilion is an exclusive business club that offers members a professional space to meet, work or just have lunch. The club now encompasses a restaurant, bar and outdoor dining terrace. For those looking for a space to conduct business, it also has luxury meeting rooms and even private office suits and pods as well as lounges to network in a more relaxed setting. What Makes it Unique? The club provides a completely unique way of working and has helped revolutionise the serviced office model. The Food.

Tips from the Expert

Bolder and Smarter: New Selling Strategies for European Property Investors. By Frank Wallem The real estate investors’ response to the ongoing European financial crisis is also evolving, as they accommodate the changing economic environment in the region.

Bolder and Smarter: New Selling Strategies for European Property Investors

What You Should Know about Successful Real Estate Investments. Perhaps, the umbrella advice that would help real estate investors become successful businessmen is this mantra by Scott McGillivray that goes “Real estate investing is get rich slow, not get rich quick”.

What You Should Know about Successful Real Estate Investments

Delving into real estate investment with this mantra as your principle has implications both on the type of business model that you want to adopt and your work ethics as an investor. Knowing this, attaining success in real estate investment becomes a steady challenge. Working on your ethics Successful real estate investors share a common characteristic: they are good, thorough planners. Preparations that you need to consider when selling your house - Frank Wallem. No matter how many times you’ve sold a house, there are things you need to think about before listing your home for sale. Decorating Central. 9 Great Ways To Use A Tiny House (Other Than As A Home)

Whether you call them tiny houses, micro-homes, or mini houses, ultra-small buildings are rapidly gaining popularity for those who want to downsize and minimalize their personal environmental footprint. It's refreshing to see so many people choosing a different path for their day-to-day living experience than the conventional oversized dwellings that make up the bulk of the houses on the market. Living in a tiny house can reap dividends beyond just being able to get to mortgage-free sooner and cutting utility bills down to size, as learning to live more simply and minimally can offer a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that isn't easily found in any other living environment. But for those who think, "I could never live in a house that small," tiny houses also easily lend themselves to a range of other uses, none of which require living in them full-time. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

We Love Local: Tombo. Tell us a little bit about Tombo? Tombo - Japanese for dragonfly, a symbol of renewal and positive force, is London’s first authentic Japanese café and delicatessen. Located in the heart of the South Kensington museum district, Tombo offers a new experience in modern Japanese food and the art of tea & matcha.

We are a family run business specialising in healthy Japanese eating and green teas.