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First Time Buyer Stamp Duty 2021

Is there stamp duty for first time buyers? When buying your first home Stamp Duty Land Tax will be one of the expenses you will need to budget for when paying for your new home. If your property is valued up to £500,000 as a first time buyer you won’t pay stamp duty on the first £300,000. If you are buying as part […]

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Leasehold frequently asked questions 2021

Posted by on 17/03/2021 in Leasehold

How long should a lease be when buying a property? Typically 125 years. Some are offered at only 99 years but that is becoming more unusual Is leasehold being abolished? No What are the disadvantages of buying a leasehold property? You will not own land, you will simply have a right to occupy part of […]

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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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Getting through Residential Property Disputes

Posted by on 05/05/2017 in Residential conveyancing

Property disputes are one of the most common and frequent problems faced by the property owners in the United Kingdom. A property may experience various residential property disputes for the ranges of subjects. A solicitor has the responsibility to take out the owner from rough waters in such cases. It is, therefore, vital to hire […]

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How to conduct your own free house valuation

Posted by on 04/05/2017 in House prices

Those days are gone when you had to reach out to property agents in the quest to know what a home is worth, or the average price you could sell your house. Nowadays almost everything is online. To understand the value of property all you need to do is simply feel the necessary details on […]

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Your Guide to Property Trust Will

Posted by on 03/05/2017 in Wills

A property has the inheritance once the owner dies. However, if nothing is declared and no legal mention is found, the general law takes the own course which people may not want. For example, a couple may jointly own a property when they are alive. However, when one of the partners dies, the second partner […]

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