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Court of Appeal rules on the Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate -v- Mundy

24 January 2018

The long awaited ruling at the Court of Appeal on the Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate v Mundy was announced this morning. The appeal was lost and James Wyatt has been refused leave to appeal. Click here for a link to the full judgement.  Various models have been created by t...

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Gov response is out – peppercorn ground rents and much more…

21 December 2017

Department for Communities and Local Government has today published the Government’s response to the recent consultation on ‘Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market’ . The response is available online on the Gov.uk website (www.gov.uk/government/consultations/tackling-un...

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Improving the home buying and selling process

19 December 2017

Improving the home buying and sellingprocess Call for Evidence Introduction The Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) is a not-for-profit professional body, themembership comprising individual property management professionals, not firms. It is the leadingprovider of learning, appre...

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What Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report means for IRPM members

19 December 2017

Dame Judith Hackitt’s “Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: interim report” is out and there is a lot within the covers for IRPM members to take note of.  Dame Judith said she was “shocked” by some of the practices she had seen and that a &ld...

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Building Safety Programme has published new information

18 December 2017

Recently the Building Safety Programme has published new information that you may find relevant. The first of which is a flowchart and information note which has been produced by the Independent Expert Advisory Panel and Industry Response Group  to assist owners of high rise buildings in ass...

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DCLG Call for evidence on protecting consumers - IRPM's Response

30 November 2017

Department for Communities and Local Government published last month a call for evidence on protecting consumers in the letting and managing agent market. This consultation has now been closed and DCLG are analysing the feedback. Please click here to read IRPM's response.  You can read the ful...

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NLG - Property Matters - What lies ahead? - Free Event in Newcastle

01 November 2017

National Leasehold Group invite you to their free seminar and networking event that will be held on Wednesday 8th November in Newcastle. This event is designed to update delegates on key issues and innovation opportunities for the sector. Please see below for more information and how to regist...

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DCLG Consutlation

18 October 2017

Today, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid MP announced a new consultation into the regulation and qualifications of residential property managers, adding block managers to the consultation for letting agents announced at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. IRPM warmly welcome this annou...

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ACM Cladding in Private Blocks

13 October 2017

Obligation to check cladding on private sector Managers of tall buildings over 6 stories/18m tall are reminded that they must check the building for the presence of ACM materials on/in their buildings. Free sample testing is available through Building Research Establishment via DCLG. DCLG are plac...

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NLG - Property Matters - What lies ahead? - Free Event

13 October 2017

National Leasehold Group invite you to their free seminar and networking event that will be held on Thursday 19th October in Sheffield. This event is designed to update delegates on key issues and innovation opportunities for the sector. Please see below for more information and how to registe...

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