Conveyancing

  • Leonnie watson blog

    Timms Trainee Solicitor, Leonnie Watson discusses the frequently asked question “What ID Does Your Solicitor Need?” in her latest Timms blog… ITV’s latest drama ‘Our House’ starring fan favourite Martin Compston has aired recently. For anyone who hasn’t seen it (without giving away too many spoilers) the storyline centres around a husband and wife who […]

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  • Connor Ball-Wood

    “Joint Tenants Or Tenants in Common – Which One Is Right For A Couple Buying A Property Together?” Trainee Solicitor Connor Ball-Wood discusses… When buying a property together, couples have a choice of recording their beneficial interest (equity) in the property as ‘joint tenants’ or ‘tenants in common’. If you are buying a property with […]

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  • Leonnie watson blog

    In her latest Timms blog, Trainee Solicitor Leonnie Watson discusses the ‘Buyer Beware’ legal caveat and why it is important…. For most, moving into a new home is supposed to be the start of a new adventure, but for some it can turn into a nightmare. In this blog I will explain what the ‘Buyer […]

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  • Katie Holmes

    “What Boundary Am I Responsible For?” Timms Conveyancer, Katie Holmes, discusses in her latest blog… With Storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin hopefully having now passed, many property owners are beginning to survey the damage to their properties. One of the more common complaints following strong winds is damage to boundary features such as garden fences. […]

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  • Connor Ball-Wood

    In his latest Timms blog, Trainee Solicitor Connor Ball-Wood discusses “What Is Indemnity Insurance And When Could I Need It?” Indemnity insurance is cover that is used in conveyancing transactions to protect the buyer and any future buyer against any legal defects with the property that cannot be resolved quickly or at all. By taking […]

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  • Katie Holmes

    In her latest Timms Blog, Conveyancer, Katie Holmes discusses how to pay back your Help To Buy Loan… What Is A Help To Buy Loan? When purchasing a home using Help to Buy (HTB), the government lends the purchaser up to 20% of the property’s value (or 40% in London), with the purchaser putting down […]

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  • Katie Holmes

    “Can I Give A Gifted Deposit When Acting As Attorney?” Conveyancer, Katie Holmes discusses in her latest blog… It is widely reported that it has become increasingly difficult for the younger generations to save up enough money for a deposit for a house. Due to the ever-increasing demand for property, rising house prices and high […]

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  • Blog logo image of Lisa Collett for conveyancing blog post

    Following recent news of a Luton man having his house stolen, Timms Head of Conveyancing, Lisa Collett, discusses property fraud in her latest blog… Fraudsters can ‘steal’ property by impersonating the registered owner and either selling or mortgaging the property without the legal owners knowledge. The proceeds of this crime then disappear very quickly so […]

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  • Does Your House Have a Spooky Haunted Story to Share? Timms Conveyancer, Sherrie Litherland discusses in her latest Halloween blog…. Question:  “My house was the scene of a gruesome Victorian Murder and I think that it is haunted! Should I declare this to potential buyers? I wondered if the ‘let the buyer beware’ clause applied? But […]

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  • Blog logo image of Lisa Collett for conveyancing blog post

    Announced by the Government earlier this month Stamp Duty rates are due to return to the levels which were in place prior to 8th July, as from 1st October 2021. Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the tax that you pay when you buy land or property over a certain price in England and Northern […]

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