Pre-development advice - home development solicitors

Planning a home improvement or property development should be an exciting time. Whether extending a property to accommodate a larger family, modernising your home or any other form of development, the realisation is often very different. Development can be stressful costly and time consuming at the best of times but becoming involved in a dispute with a neighbour could turn your dream into a nightmare.

With this in mind our team of neighbour dispute solicitors have introduced a fixed price pre-development advice package aimed at keeping the risk of getting involved in a costly and unpleasant neighbour dispute to an absolute minimum. For £495* plus any related disbursements we will review the relevant documentation and highlight any potential issues with your intended development, we will also draft a letter informing your neighbours of your proposals and inviting them to raise any concerns they have.

Why choose Stephensons?

At Stephensons we have a team of dedicated land law experts who deal entirely with neighbour disputes. We know more than most that by the time legal issues are considered it's often too late, our pre-development advice allows you to consider any issues at the earliest opportunity and avoid any nasty surprises along the way.

What is included in the fixed price package:

  • Review of all title deeds
  • Review of all available title information at HM Land Registry
  • Advice on all relevant legal issues including:
    • Planning issues
    • Building consent
    • Party wall issues
    • Covenant
    • Easements
    • Boundaries
    • Nuisance
    • Trespass
  • A letter to your neighbours setting out your development proposals

For more information on this service or if you are already involved in a dispute with a neighbour contact our legal advisers on 0175 321 6399 or complete our online enquiry form.

 

*Subject to full terms and conditions

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