Home Information Packs

New HIP Regulations – where we are now

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has recently made and laid in Parliament a set of Home Information Pack (HIP) Regulations regarding the ending of the transitional arrangements. The main provisions are: The Local and Water and Drainage Searches will, despite a certain amount of negativity, remain a compulsory component of the HIP. […]

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Getting to grips with HIPs

Berwins LLP (www.berwin.co.uk) is a 25 fee earner practice, 7 of whom are fully engaged in residential property in Harrogate and regionally. We have busy and successful private client, litigation, commercial and commercial property departments but residential property remains one of our biggest departments in terms of fee income, drawing new business into the practice. […]

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