Pre-settlement inspections – What’s in. What’s out.

One of the last boxes to tick before settlement day is the pre-settlement inspection.  You’ll all be familiar with the concept and no doubt have had some interesting experiences.  If the property is being sold with vacant possession, the agreement gives the purchaser the right to enter the property on one occasion to examine the property, chattels, and fixtures which …

Working Days over Christmas

The holiday period is fast approaching and for us lawyers it means lazy summer days with a glass of Pimm’s by the pool.  However, for clients and real estate agents it can be a time of confusion and frustration as to what’s happening when. Under the ADLS agreement the definition of ‘working day’ excludes any day in the period from …