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How Long Before I Can Claim Land As My Own?

Mail On Sunday – By Ross Clark

I have been trying to get adverse possession of a fenced-off piece of land at the bottom of my garden since I bought my house in 1981. The land was owned by a development company that was dissolved in 1991 and the title vested in the Treasurer’s solicitor. Do I have to wait 30 years? Continue reading “How Long Before I Can Claim Land As My Own?”

Dream Homes, But Loan Nightmares

Mail On Sunday – By Neil Simpson

Most lenders have informal lists of property types they reject for mortgages. Banks justify this by saying they fear the properties in question will be hard to sell if they are repossessed. But it’s hard to know which properties are on these lists. If you apply to the wrong bank and get rejected, it can ruin your credit score. Here are the homes to worry about. Continue reading “Dream Homes, But Loan Nightmares”