Investigating a property’s title is vital for a land buyer. Areas of land forming part of a proposed development may be subject to a number of third party rights, covenants or restrictions on use. These could prevent you purchasing a site or there might be items which you would need to take into account in planning your development.
A recent case has highlighted why it’s important for developers to properly think out their drainage strategies from day one, and not to make assumptions about the rights the land benefits from, whether riparian or coming about through long use.
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