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Published: 11 July 2018

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780198823223

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Property Law 2018-2019

Eleventh Edition

Robert Abbey and Mark Richards

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  • Offering full coverage of both residential and commercial conveyancing transactions, the book combines overviews of key topics with highly practical guidance
  • Realistic case studies, fully supported by online sample documentation, contextualize learning by charting the progress of a typical conveyancing transaction from beginning to end, familiarizing the reader with the documents and processes they will encounter in practice
  • Self-test questions and short revision questions, located at the end of chapters and divided into residential and commercial conveyancing, support independent study and provide an opportunity for the reader to assess their knowledge
  • Conduct point boxes clearly highlight situations where an awareness of professional conduct principles is essential, and offers advice for the practising solicitor
  • Key point summaries provide a useful checklist to ensure all essential points of a topic have been understood, while references to further reading and useful websites encourage independent exploration of the subject
  • A dedicated chapter on assessment advice helps students tackle examinations with confidence
  • Accompanying online resources offer additional study support, including case study documentation linked to the case studies contained in the book, problem questions and answer guidance, two interactive timelines covering both residential and commercial conveyancing, an additional chapter on commonhold, and multiple choice questions
  • Access to the digital version of this book comes with every purchase to enable a more flexible learning experience - 12 months' access to Law Trove must be redeemed by 30 June 2019

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of the changes in UK Stamp Duty Land Tax, including first time buyers' relief which was introduced in November 2017
  • Coverage of the Welsh Land Transaction Tax introduced in April 2018
  • Discussion of the latest developments in e-conveyancing, including Land Registry proposals for a new Digital Mortgage Service
  • Discussion of government plans to eradicate unfair rent increases on new-build long leases, as well as changes to pre-contract searches and enquiries
  • Additional material on the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, the new UK Finance Mortgage Lenders' Handbook, and the new UK Finance Disclosure Form for new properties

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