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Adverse possession becomes a novel concept

Adverse possession becomes a novel concept

Adverse possession is a concept that rarely fires the imagination of a novelist so we should be grateful to Zadie Smith for highlighting the topic in her latest bestseller NW. The book tells the story of two West London school friends whose lives diverge, with the more dynamic Natalie Blake going into law. Eventually installed in…

What to do when a property owner dies

When someone dies there are lots of things to sort out and here at Land Registry we get lots of enquiries about property owned by the deceased. Adam, Customer Service Representative, tries to cover some of the main issues that arise when a property owner dies: Dealing with the deceased’s property can be relatively straightforward but…

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