Category: Residential Conveyancing

The Building Safety Act 2022 – A Necessary Change (Applicable to England Only)

August 16th, 2023

Following the terrible disaster of the fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower in 2017, much consideration has been given by Parliament in relation to what can be done to improve fire

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Bank of who? Borrowing from friends and family when purchasing property

July 6th, 2023

More and more homebuyers are turning to their family and friends for help with financing their property purchases. Whether you are a first time buyer or you are simply waiting

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Selling your home? Ten things you should consider

May 5th, 2023

For whatever reason you may be selling your home, the thought can be overwhelming. While your conveyancer can help take some of the pressure off by handling the more complex

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Buyer or Seller Beware

March 17th, 2023

The property buying and selling process in England and Wales does not require a seller to reveal any problems although if asked a question they must answer truthfully.  You may

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Beware when buying property jointly

February 23rd, 2023

Buying a house is a major commitment and is usually the largest debt someone will take on in their whole life. For many, buying a house can be a very

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The Criminalisation of Trespass

November 23rd, 2022

We’ve all gotten lost on our Autumn strolls from time-to -time and perhaps crossed a field we didn’t even know we shouldn’t have. Landowners now have the right to prosecute,

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Time Flies

September 28th, 2022

Approximately five months or so have now passed since the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (Act) received Royal Assent and introduced a statutory scheme of arbitration for disputes concerning certain

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Improving credit score for a mortgage application

October 7th, 2021

What is a credit score? First off to improve your credit score you need to know what it is. A credit score, also known as a credit rating, is a

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Governments pledge to reform Leaseholders’ rights

February 15th, 2021

Under the current law, for many decades, millions of leasehold homeowners have been tied into hidden costs and strict clauses by freeholders. Costs include years of escalating ground rents, uncapped

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Downsizing your home

December 1st, 2020

What is downsizing? Downsizing your home is when you sell your current home and move into a smaller one. This may be your family home where the children have flown

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Residential Tenancies, Business Tenancies and Coronavirus (COVID19): An Update

June 10th, 2020

This is an update to our articles of April 2020 regarding the Coronavirus Act and the impact on Residential and Business Tenancies. On 5 June 2020, the Housing Secretary announced

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