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How To Sell Your Retirement Property: 6 Tips to Help You Get The Best Price

Posted by on 20/07/2021 in Selling retirement property

Buying or selling a home is an exciting time in your life but it can also be stressful and confusing.All the paperwork, processes, and legal jargon can be overwhelming.We’re here to help you with friendly, expert advice on all things property related, from buying your first home to selling your last. Resale values of retirement […]

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Conveyancer or Solicitor?

Posted by on 26/05/2021 in Solicitor or Conveyancer?

It can be pretty confusing to decide who will handle the transaction when you are buying or selling a property. You may wonder whether you should pick a conveyancer or solicitor. This will help you find out exactly what the conveyancer or solicitor will do for you. It will also help you figure out whether […]

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What is vacant possession and how does it affect a buyer?

Posted by on 26/05/2021 in Vacant possession

“Vacant possession” is a widely used term in selling and buying contracts, defining a property statute on the completion day. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions. What does taking vacant possession mean? The term vacant possession is important to property owners and tenants, however the term is not described in legislation, neither is […]

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First Time Buyer Stamp Duty 2021

Do first time buyers have to pay stamp duty? New rules mean that since August 2017 they probably don’t. But they will still have to complete the form. Read below for more information on Stamp duty rules.

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Leasehold frequently asked questions 2021

Posted by on 17/03/2021 in Leasehold

Lease extensions 2021

Posted by on 17/03/2021 in Lease extensions

Leaseholders who own flats have a right to extend their leases under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 if they meet certain Criteria (statutory route), or by asking they can contact their freeholder and see whether they are willing to negotiate an extension of the lease term informally (informal route). Statutory Route […]

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What is online conveyancing?

Posted by on 17/03/2021 in Online conveyancing

When you do online Conveyancing the process follows the same process as it would traditionally but the communication during the conveyancing process will happen online. All the legal paperwork that needs to be done when buying and selling a house can be sent through the internet.The online conveyancing process works by computer and over the […]

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Stamp Duty Land Tax UK 2021

How much is stamp duty in the UK 2021? If you purchase a property over a certain value then tax is payable. This will need to be factored into your budget as the amount of tax can be significant so you will need to consider how much deposit you might need. Depending on whether you […]

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What is residential conveyancing?

Posted by on 07/11/2020 in Residential conveyancing

When buying or selling a house the legal process is called Residential Conveyancing. Because most people are not familiar with the process of a property sale or purchase they use solicitors to act for them. Your lender will require you to appoint a solicitor to act on their behalf if you are purchasing a property […]

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Common problems on Auction Properties

Posted by on 01/09/2019 in Buying at auction

There are two main types of auction that we come across. The first is a “traditional auction” and the second is known as a “modern auction”.  In both types, an auctioneer invites bids and the property goes to the highest bidder. In a traditional auction, at the point that the bid is accepted, contracts are legally exchanged […]

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