Conveyancing

  • Considering a gifted deposit for your property purchase? Trainee Solicitor Emily Facer discusses the FAQs of gifted deposits in her most recent blog… When buying a property, many people often have gifted funds that help contribute towards the cost, or deposit of a property. If you are using a gifted deposit, it is essential that […]

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  • Head of Conveyancing, Katie Holmes, sheds light on property fraud risks during the conveyancing process in her most recent blog… Property fraud continues to be one of the most profitable ways a fraudster can earn large sums of money. There are multiple ways a criminal can commit property fraud: One of the ways property fraud […]

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  • When purchasing a property, it is of importance that you know if you are buying a freehold property or a leasehold property, as they are rather different types of ownership. Freehold If you own the freehold of the property, you own the property and the land it stands on for an unlimited period. Freehold properties […]

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  • Connor Ball-Wood

    Owning a home is a dream for many, but protecting that dream with buildings insurance is an essential step often overlooked. Timms Conveyancing Solicitor, Connor Ball-Wood discusses the importance of buildings insurance in his latest blog… What is Buildings Insurance? Buildings insurance is vital as it is the policy that will cover you against the […]

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  • MIchelle Rock Ashby Conveyancer

    When I meet with clients they often tell me that they struggle to understand the legal jargon they hear when they’re moving house. To help, I’ve created a jargon buster of conveyancing… A Agreement (or Contract) This is a document which sets out the agreement reached between the seller and the buyer. It confirms details […]

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    Buying or selling a property is an exciting time, but it’s crucial to be aware of potential lurking dangers. One such danger, often hidden in older homes, is asbestos. This fibrous mineral, once widely used for its insulating and fire-resistant properties, now poses a serious health risk when disturbed or inhaled… What Is Asbestos? Asbestos […]

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  • Is your boiler on its last legs? If you’re planning to sell your property, you might be wondering if a boiler service is necessary. Conveyancer, Julie Stewart discusses why you may need to book in a service in her latest blog… At some stage during your conveyancing process a standard query arises along the lines […]

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  • Connor Ball-Wood

    Usually in a conveyancing transaction you have time between exchange and completion to organise your move. A simultaneous exchange and completion means that both happen on the same day. The contract does not become binding until it has been exchanged, therefore exchanging and completing on the same day can create uncertainty for both parties. Why […]

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  • MIchelle Rock Ashby Conveyancer

    Most clients will ask ‘How long will the sale and/or purchase take?’ It is difficult to advise timescales from the outset of a transaction but Conveyancing Solicitor, Michelle Rock, discusses what can be done to reduce delays… Whilst sometimes the conveyancer takes the blame for delays, they are usually waiting for third parties such as […]

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  • Connor Ball-Wood

      Have you ever wanted to convert your garage into an office and start a business from your own home? Before you do, there are several things that you need to consider before doing so, including planning permissions, building regulations approval and restrictive covenants. Planning Permission, Why Do I Need It? Firstly, you need to […]

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