Buying a house

A Guide to Conveyancing

May 28, 2013

Guest post outlining some of the considerations when hiring an experienced conveyancer in the UK. Do you know what conveyancing is? If you’ve ever bought or sold a property or piece of land, then you should do. Conveyancing refers to the process by which documents pertaining to the sale of property are exchanged. It covers […]

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Before You Make an Offer: What You Need to Know

April 25, 2013

If you are currently in the market to purchase a new home, it is important that you make sure that you educate yourself about the entire process. After all, unless you have a firm understanding of how real estate works, it is very likely that you will end up spending more than necessary. Fortunately, there […]

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Relocating? Legal Tips And Advice To Make Your Move A Success

January 8, 2013

[US Law and General] Moving can be an exciting experience full of new opportunities and new relationships, but if you’re not careful, it can also become a nightmare. While buying or renting a new home, condo or apartment may seem easy enough on the surface, there are a number of legal pitfalls that can make […]

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Buyer demand increasing in the UK?

December 10, 2012

Guest post from online conveyancing lawyers in the UK. Buyer demand rose at its fastest rate in almost three years during October, according to the RICS October housing market survey. New mortgage lending figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) also hint at positive news to come. Buyer demand RICS, the Royal Institute of […]

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Home truths – things you might not know about buying a house

December 9, 2012

Guest post about buying a new house and some of the issues you may not have considered. Looking to buy a new home? Taking that first step on the property ladder? Not sure where to start? There’s a bewildering array of information out there about buying a house, or trying to find a mortgage.  Not […]

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Purchasing a Foreclosed Property

December 3, 2012

(US laws regarding foreclosed property) Over the past years, the real estate industry has seen its worse conditions. Several homeowners need to give up their homes to mortgage lenders. Foreclosure auctions have been very common and more people see it as a good opportunity for investments. After a period of peaks in real estate, at […]

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A place in the sun: buying property in New Zealand

September 20, 2012

A place in the sun: buying property in New Zealand It was a place that not many really considered before the Lord of the Rings thrust its scenery centre-stage, but New Zealand is a small, sparsely populated country that punches well above its weight. Many Brits are finding the appeal of emigrating to this distant […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Buy a Home?

September 3, 2012

Is Now the Right Time to Buy a Home? For the past couple of years there has been a lot of debate and concentration on the economy and the housing market. While many homeowners have seen a considerable decrease in property values, buyers who want to own a home in a prime location cheap, may […]

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Fractional Ownership vs. Timeshares: What You Need to Know

August 29, 2012

(US law and generally) The legal difference between fractional ownership and timeshares can cause confusion amongst most purchasers. They are both a form of shared ownership in a property, but the likenesses end there. Before you decide on a holiday property or leisure home, you will want to familiarize yourself with the legal technicalities between […]

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Things to keep in mind when buying a property abroad

May 29, 2012

Whether you’re thinking of making a big move or simply shopping for a vacation home, owning a property in another country sounds delightfully adventurous and promising. However, the road to getting there can be full of confusion and legal and financial setbacks. To make sure that your buying experience is as stress-free as possible, here […]

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