News & Events

The latest news & events from Preston & Goldburn

EPC Regulations for Residential Landlords

From 1st April 2020 it will be unlawful for a landlord of a domestic property to continue to rent that property out if the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) has a rating of below ‘E’, unless an Exemption has been registered. Initially, these rules only applied to a new tenancy however, they have now been extended to cover existing tenancies. As landlord of a domestic property, it is […]
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£1000 for The Cove Amenity Fund

£1000 for The Cove Amenity Fund

The team at The Cove were delighted to welcome Borlase & Co. Solicitors of Helston with their donation of £1000 to The Cove Amenity Fund part of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity. “Borlase & Co Solicitors of Helston and the staff and clients are privileged to have helped The Cove Macmillan Support Centre by raising £1000 for The Cove […]
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Optimism in the Housing Market

Optimism in the Housing Market

Despite all the well reported gloomy assessments of the national and global economy, inept politicians, Brexit uncertainty and a small interest rate hike, the local housing market is showing an incredible resilience. The legal press has reported a national picture of solicitors dealing with soaring levels of conveyancing transactions despite the Royal Institute of Chartered […]
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Land Registry Property Alert System

Land Registry Property Alert System

In 2014 the Land Registry launched a property alert service.  Thousands of people have signed up to the service which allows property owners and professionals to receive alerts on a property when any conveyancing activity occurs. The service is free of charge and was introduced to help in the prevention of property fraud.  It is […]
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