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The start of the end for leasehold?

Posted in Conveyancing on 7th Jan 2021
Anyone who is on the property ladder or is in the process of getting on may have heard of the terms ‘leasehold’ and ‘freehold’. The former can cause controversy and in some instances give rise to claims for compensation, because negligence by a conveyancing solicitor can lead to buyers not understanding the full implications of their lease and ending up at significant financial loss. Today it has been reported that the Government is now planning reforms in this complex area of property and land ownership. What is the difference between freehold...

Buying a home before the Stamp Duty Deadline

Posted in Conveyancing on 4th Nov 2020
Last week it was announced by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick that although Lockdown 2.0 comes in to practice on Thursday 5th November, the “UK housing market will remain open throughout this period.” Following the damaging effects from the first national lockdown, the property sector has narrowly avoided the restrictions this time around, allowing consumers to continue to take full advantage of the Stamp Duty Holiday and find their dream home. Of course, it was further confirmed that “Everyone should continue to play their part in reducing the...

Choosing The Right Conveyancing Solicitor

Posted in Conveyancing on 29th Sep 2020
Buying and selling a property is commonly known as one of the most stressful tasks you will undertake in your life time. But the truth is, it does not need to be. By taking the time to carry out a little research before instructing a solicitor, you can avoid the usual negative experience that the majority of property owners face today. Here are our top tips for choosing the right solicitor when buying or selling your home: Cheaper is definitely not better One thing I have found out during my lifetime, is that you get what you pay for! It is wise...
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