When looking for advice on property terminology, such as freehold and leasehold, right to manage and right to buy, it can be hard to find the right places to help explain what these terms mean. Here’s where we come in to help. We are here to inform you of which websites you may find helpful in this regard.
This website has as its tag-line ‘the best place to find answers and advice to your residential leasehold and park home queries’. And it does just that. On this website, you can find information and advice on anything to do with the legal aspects of property, as well as terminology such as what right to manage is, what the difference is between freehold and leasehold and what is encompassed in service charges. You can check out the pod casts, case studies and advice guides that are invaluable for your property needs. There is also a Services Directory, which enables you to search for surveyors, lawyers, accountants and estate agents, all at the click of a button.
Tpos.Co.Uk – The Property Ombudsman Service
On this site, users can look for advice for the resolution of unresolved disputes between consumers and property agents. Every matter is dealt with confidentially and the site states that it offers a free, impartial and an independent service to customers. The site contains simple steps for those who wish to make a complaint against a property agent, and it offers agents the opportunity to join the ombudsman scheme. Some of the benefits it mentions of joining the scheme is that it saves agents and customers money in legal fees and time and increases consumer confidence. It may serve property agents well to check the scheme out.
Rics.org – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors are a professional body that accredits professionals within the land, property and construction sectors worldwide, as it describes in the section about who they are and what they do. The body dates its earliest operations to 1792, and at its core it has as its values the preservation of the environment whilst developing the potential of the property sector. In the field of property surveying, this is the foremost professional entity that sets out property regulations and land byelaws for those who wish to look into the legal side of property.
These websites are just a few of many helpful tools when exploring the world of property. Check these out, and others too, so that you can get a grasp on your housing needs.