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After years of little or no home building the new homes market has picked up, with strong growth predicted for the future. There is a national housing shortage and builders and indeed purchasers of new homes are returning to a changed legal landscape.

This practical half-day course is designed to familiarise solicitors with the issues that arise from the perspective of both the developer and the buyer of a new home with examples from practice.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

Acting for the Developer

  • Acquisition of site or licence
  • Options
  • Services
  • Easements
  • Booklet of Title
  • Draft Assurance
  • Declaration of Identity
  • Multi-Unit Developments
  • Drafting Contract/Building Agreement/Hybrid Contract
  • Review of clauses in Building Agreement
  • Unfair Terms
  • Planning issues in particular levies and Part V requirements
  • Certificates of Compliance with Planning
  • Building Control Act requirements
  • Dispute Resolution

Acting for the Purchaser

  • Key differences between purchase of a new and a second hand house/apartment
  • Liability for defects
  • Home bond
  • Stage payments
  • One off houses
  • Stamp Duty
  • Apartments
  • Searches

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