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Can My Local Conveyancing Solicitor Help With Conveyancing Overseas?

September 15, 2021

There has been a rather large boom in the number of residents that are choosing to purchase property overseas. Considering recent exchange rates and factors such as Brexit in the UK, homeowners are looking to cut their losses and travel further to find their perfect home. Property overseas for a relatively moderate-sized family can be […]

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HULT Private Capital Insights on Property Investing in the UK

September 14, 2021

In this new property insights piece, HULT Private Capital looks at whether the UK property market is still a profitable venture and looks at other trends in the property sector. With many ways for high net individuals and savvy investors to invest in property, such as through share purchases of companies that own property, rental […]

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When Should You Use a Deposition Summary

June 9, 2021

If you’re in a legal situation, it’s always important to have different tricks up your sleeve. When you’re well aware of the law, it’ll help you get out of some sticky ordeals. Think of creating a deposition summary to help you prove certain things in the case to your advantage. Here are some reasons why […]

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Service Charge Arrears – Can Landlords Recover Legal Costs?

February 5, 2020

Dealing with service charge arrears, whether contentious or not, can be a stressful and costly time for landlords. Your legal team should focus on creating a strategy that moves swiftly, preserves your commercial relationships and reputation, and, very importantly, is cost-effective. To protect our clients’ financial situations, our arrears recovery specialists often discuss the possibility […]

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Why Is Trespassing an Offence More Serious Than You Think?

May 8, 2019

When you think of criminal offences, trespassing usually doesn’t make the top of the list. It is one of those acts that are not regarded as high-profile cases. However, the law doesn’t treat such offences lightly even if the person who has been caught trespassing has not been aware that they are committing a criminal […]

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Solving Disputes over Commercial Property Ownership

February 21, 2019

Although you try your best to avoid them, issues can occur whilst being a business owner without warning. Most of these disputes can be rather unique and not necessarily straightforward to deal with, especially with regards to commercial property. What’s most important when these problems arise, however, is that they are dealt with efficiently in […]

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5 ways to increase your chances of getting on the property ladder

January 28, 2019

The property ladder feels like a climb many are unable to tackle in the UK. The amount we need to save is larger than ever before, with Halifax estimating that the average deposit has doubled in the past 10 years, however, it’s not impossible to get on the property ladder. Schemes such as Help to […]

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First time buyers: How to get on the property ladder

June 15, 2018

Contribution sharing tips for first buyers on how to get onto the property ladder in the UK.   Buying your very first home can be both an exciting and daunting experience. With so many factors to consider, each as important as one another, it’s no surprise that it can be a challenge for many. However, there […]

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5 Potential Problems That Commercial Tenants Could Face 

June 13, 2018

This contribution is based on commercial property law and practice in England & Wales and generally. Renting commercial property for the first time is a big step for any business, not only because of the big financial commitment you’re making. With a large number of regulations and clauses in the lease, it can be easy […]

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Tax changes are imminent for the property market in Wales

October 12, 2017

In April 2018, home buyers in Wales will be subject to a new property tax system, deemed financially beneficial for up to 90% of home purchasers. The new tax regime will see the introduction of Land Transaction Tax (LTT), which will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Wales. Like its predecessor, LTT will […]

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