6 Top Reasons for Delays in the Conveyancing Process

February 22, 2017

When buying a home, there are a million and one variables that could cause the process to pause and you could find yourself in a lengthier process than you ever imagined. However, there are a few pitfalls that you could easily avoid in order to speed up the process. Thankfully we’ve compiled a few of […]

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Property Legal Matters FAQs inc how to divide the family home & mortgage during divorce

February 9, 2017

How do you divide the family home during divorce? What costs do you face if you want to give your home or your rental property to your children? How can you reduce the capital gains tax on an inherited house? Portico London estate agents put some key legal property questions to the experts… Dividing the […]

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Listed Building Buying Guide

January 18, 2017

When you’re considering a property, buying a listed building means inheriting a grand property steeped in history – but it also means having to be aware of the rules, regulations and issues surrounding listed properties. What is a listed building? A listed building gets its name from being on the National Heritage List, which deems […]

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Guide to Legal Jargon when Buying/Selling Your Home

January 6, 2017

The following is a guide to some of the legal jargon you may encounter when buying or selling your home in England or Wales:- Do you know what amortisation is? What about gazundering or gazumping? You might have a vague idea of the meaning of the terms ‘Loan to value’ or ‘Stamp duty land tax’, […]

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Law Firm Feature – Jones Whyte Law’s Ross Jones & Property Law Team Helping Buy/Sell Property in Glasgow, Scotland

January 6, 2017

The following is a featured post on the Glasgow-based law firm of Jones Whyte Law. Led by Glasgow-based solicitors Ross Jones and Greg Whyte, Jones Whyte provides people in Glasgow and across Scotland with expert property law & conveyancing services in addition to various other legal services. Also helping businesses with their commercial property transactions, […]

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10 Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying Property Post Brexit

November 6, 2016

Don’t let the Brexit doom and gloom discourage you, Mark Lawrinson, Regional Director of Portico London estate agents has revealed the key factors you need to consider to make a sound property investment this year: 1)      Keep an eye out for big infrastructure projects Even in a weak or unstable market, areas undergoing […]

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Moving to the UK and Finding the Right Property: What You Need to Know

November 4, 2016

Contribution from a writer on tips for moving to the UK and finding the right property for you. There can be a variety of reasons for you to move into the UK. It could be down to finally landing a dream job in the country, or it may be down to just wanting a fresh […]

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Hit For Six: Landlords in London Facing First Rent Decreases in Six Years

September 8, 2016

Source The on-going uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote, coupled with a summer holiday slowdown, has led to a fall of more than £3,600 in average house prices across the whole of the UK. It has also been noted that the number of days to sell a property has increased in London and the south east […]

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Do You Know Your Homeowner Rights?

July 21, 2016

You’re in the midst of purchasing your dream home, or perhaps you’re already in your perfect property caught up in a whirlwind, but do you really know your rights when it comes to owning your own property? The experts at Taylor Rose have put together a note, below, of some of the key areas you […]

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What will happen to legislation affecting landlords post-Brexit?

June 27, 2016

According to the Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA), there was uncertainty for landlords in the wake of Friday’s referendum results, as many laws currently governing the private rental sector would have to change. Now that the Brexit vote has taken place, with the UK choosing to leave the EU, this post considers some of the main […]

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