Conveyancing

  • Molly Evans

    In her latest blog, Timms Trainee Solicitor, Molly Evans discusses what property management companies do….. Management Companies – Residential Leaseholders When you buy a leasehold within a larger building, for example a block of flats, the communal areas and the building are owned by the Landlord. Some Landlords will choose to maintain, repair, insure, clean […]

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  • Katie Holmes

    ‘What are the latest stamp duty changes?’ Timms Conveyancer Katie Holmes discusses how this could affect you in her latest blog… Stamp duty is a tax paid to the government upon the purchase of a property. The rules have become more complex in recent times but, to put it simply, the amount of tax payable […]

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  • Registered Title

    In his latest blog, Timms Trainee Solicitor, Michael Radze-Constable talks ‘mortgage offer’ and helps with some frequently asked questions… In an era of sharply increasing house prices (The average UK house price has hit a record of £294,260, up £30,000 in a year) most people, regardless of their age bracket and pay grade, have become […]

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  • In her latest Timms blog, Head Of Conveyancing, Adriana Holmes discusses the question “What Are Rentcharges?”… What Are The Different Types Of Rentcharges? There are two types of rentcharge. Firstly, what we will call an Historic Rentcharge. This is an obligation of an owner of freehold land to pay someone (the ‘Rentcharge Owner’) a small […]

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  • Registered Title

    In his latest Timms blog, Trainee Solicitor Michael Radze-Constable discusses “What Is The “Let The Buyer Beware Principle” And How Does It Affect My Mortgage?”… In 1603, a man purchased a £100 bezoar stone that was supposed to have healing properties. He realized later that the stone did not work as it was supposed to […]

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  • Molly Evans

    ‘Why do I need property searches? What is my Conveyancer looking for? Trainee Solicitor, Molly Evans, discusses in her latest blog… You may already be aware that when purchasing a property having searches carried out is a critical part of the process, especially if you are mortgage funded. You may have questions about what they […]

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  • Registered Title

    In his latest Timms blog, Trainee Solicitor Michael Radze-Constable discusses “What Is An Official Copy Of Registered Title And Why Is It Important?”… What Does The Official Copy Of Registered Title Contain? Property Register This contains everything that your chosen property has the benefit of over neighbouring properties. If your soon to be neighbour allows […]

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  • Connor Ball-Wood

    In his latest Timms blog, Trainee Solicitor Connor Ball-Wood discusses conveyancing contract packs and what they include… The Law Society’s Conveyancing Protocol is a set of steps to follow when acting in the sale and/or purchase of a home for an owner-occupier. The Protocol sets out the Law Society’s preferred practice in residential conveyancing transactions […]

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  • Leonnie watson blog

    In her latest Timms blog, Trainee Solicitor Leonnie Watson Discusses Common Conveyancing Questions “Are We There Yet?” and “When Will We Complete?” Understandably, buying a new house can be a very exciting time so the question on the tip of anyones tongue is: When Will We Move? How Long Does A Conveyancing Transaction Take? An […]

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  • Leonnie watson blog

    “First Time Buyer Stamp Duty Land Tax Relief – Do I Qualify?” Trainee Solicitor Leonnie Watson discusses in her latest Timms blog… Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is one of the larger expenses involved when it comes to purchasing a property or a piece of land. SDLT is a one-off tax that must be paid […]

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