Over 50% of leaseholders unaware of the rules on leaseholds – and it could cost them thousands!

November 19, 2015

A recent survey has shown property owners in the UK have a ‘shocking’ lack of understanding of the rules of leaseholds, due primarily to bad conveyancing advice. Research from law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp claims leaseholders don’t know nearly enough about how leases work, the rules on extension of leases and most disturbingly, the consequences […]

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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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Why you need a lawyer to move home

February 13, 2013

Guest post explaining why you need a lawyer to move home. Buying and selling property is one of the most common transactions that in the UK, but it is also one of the biggest financial deals most of us will ever be involved in. As with any transaction that includes large amounts of money there […]

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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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Shared Ownership Properties

June 14, 2012

Shared ownership properties are a way of getting onto the property ladder with a lower budget. Shared ownership is cheaper than conventional methods of property ownership because it allows buyers to part own and part rent their home. In a shared ownership property, buyers will usually purchase around 25%, 50% or 75% of their home […]

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