The difference between Freehold and Leasehold
What is the difference between a ‘Freehold’ and ‘Leasehold’ property? During the conveyancing process, whether you are selling or buying, it will need to be …Read Moreabout The difference between Freehold and Leasehold
What does ‘completion’ mean?
Completion is the stage of the conveyancing process at which the house legally becomes yours. It is the day that the money changes hands and …Read Moreabout What does ‘completion’ mean?
What is exchange of contracts?
Until contracts are exchanged, neither the buyer nor seller have any legal obligation to go ahead to buy or sell the property. It is the …Read Moreabout What is exchange of contracts?
Purchasing a property – Why do we do Searches?
The basic premise when purchasing a property is “caveat emptor” – buyer beware which means the onus is on the buyer to make searches and …Read Moreabout Purchasing a property – Why do we do Searches?
What is a Conservation Area? A conservation area is an area where Planning Officials consider that special care must be taken to ensure the unique …Read Moreabout Conservation Area
New Home Purchase
When clients purchase their new home they often assume that their new property is their own and they are free to modify and change their …Read Moreabout New Home Purchase
The Local Authority Search
What is the Local Authority Search – when buying a property? The ‘local search’ or ‘the Local Authority Search’ is essential in every purchase transaction …Read Moreabout The Local Authority Search
Do I have to do searches when buying a property?
If you are a cash buyer and do not need a mortgage to purchase the property, then you are not required to do every single …Read Moreabout Do I have to do searches when buying a property?
Searches when buying a house
What searches do I need when buying a house? These are the property searches that are normally carried out: Local Authority search – to obtain …Read Moreabout Searches when buying a house
Buying a Property – What are ‘searches’?
Buying a Property – What are ‘searches’? When buying a property, the searches are a set of standard enquiries that we raise with a particular …Read Moreabout Buying a Property – What are ‘searches’?
Selling a property – documents you need to sign
Selling a property – documents you need to sign What do I have to sign? You will have to sign the contract and the transfer …Read Moreabout Selling a property – documents you need to sign
Selling a Property – Where are my title deeds?
Selling a Property – Where are my title deeds? So what are title deeds, where are they kept and do you actually need them? …Read Moreabout Selling a Property – Where are my title deeds?