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General Property Resources

The Land Registry

The Land Registry is the government department created in 1862 to register the ownership of land and property in England and Wales.

 

Shelter

Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity which aims to help people find appropriate accommodation.

 

The Leasehold Advisory Service.

The Leasehold Advisory Service is a government funded organisation that provides free advice about residential leaseholds.

FAQs about leaseholds.  

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Template letters dealing with housing issues for tenants.


Landlord

The Housing Ombudsman

The Housing Ombudsman is set up by law to look at complaints about the housing organisations that are registered with them. The service is free, independent and impartial.

 

Shelter

Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity which aims to help people find appropriate accommodation.

Guide to private renting.

Guide to tenancy deposits.

Guide to eviction of private tenants.

Guide to private landlord’s responsibilities.

Guide to private tenant’s responsibilities.

Guide to renting privately.

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Guide to tenancy deposits.

Guide to tenancy agreements.

 

Ministry of Justice Forms

The Ministry of Justice is a ministerial department supported by 37 agencies and public bodies.

Form N5B.

 

Tenancy Deposit Schemes

There are two schemes currently accepting deposits.

The Deposit Protection Service.

My Deposits:Deposit Protection Scheme.


Tenant

Shelter

Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity which aims to help people find appropriate accommodation.

Guide to disrepair in private rented accommodation.

Guide to getting repairs done.

Guide to repairs in private lets.

Guide to repairs and bad conditions.

Guide to difficulties with housemates.

Guide to tenancy deposits.

Guide to evicting private tenants.

Guide to private landlord’s responsibilities.

Guide to types of tenancy.

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Guide to tenancy deposits.

Guide to tenancy agreements.

 

Ministry of Justice Forms

The Ministry of Justice is a ministerial department supported by 37 agencies and public bodies.

Form N208.


Neighbour Disputes

Shelter

Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity which aims to help people find appropriate accommodation.

Guide to neighbourhood issues.  

Guide to avoiding neighbour disputes.

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Guide to anti-social behaviour in housing.

Guide to neighbour disputes.

 

Government Guides

The government runs a website which provides a lot of information about the law.

Guide to noise and neighbour problems.

 

Age UK

Age Uk is a charity that supports older people.

Guide to problems with neighbours.

 

Let’s Go Gardening

Let’s Go Gardening has information about gardening. It is a site run by Shaw Horticulture Ltd which is a private company.

Guide to neighbour disputes about gardens.


Joint Ownership and Shared Property

Shelter

Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity which aims to help people find appropriate accommodation.

Guide to buying and selling with other people.

Guide to houses with multiple occupation (3 or more tenants).

Guide to sharing and subletting.

Guide to problems with housemates.

 

Government Guides

The government runs a website which provides a lot of information about the law.

Guide to leasehold property.

Guide to houses with multiple occupation (3 or more tenants).

 

The Leasehold Advisory Service.

 The Leasehold Advisory Service is a government funded organisation that provides free advice about residential leaseholds.

Guide to living in leasehold flats.

Guide to service charges and other common property charges.


Buying and Selling Property

Shelter

Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity which aims to help people find appropriate accommodation.

Guide to selling and buying with other people.

Guide to the buying and selling process.

Guide to using estate agents.

Guide to buying a freehold.

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau Guides

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is a charity that provides practical and legal advice to people in difficulties.

Guide to problems with buying and selling your home.

 

Government Guides

The government runs a website which provides a lot of information about the law.

Guide to buying and selling your house.

 

The Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service helps people manage their money. It is an independent service set up by the government.

Timeline on the financial aspects of buying property.


 

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