Buying a Property
08/03/19

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 …

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22/02/19

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 …

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Last Will and Testament document
22/02/19

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 …

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Buying a Property
13/01/17

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 …

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Conservation area
21/12/16

Conservation Area

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 …

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Buying a Property
03/11/16

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 …

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30/06/16

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 …

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Break Clauses - Commericial
30/06/16

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 …

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30/06/16

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 …

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Buying a Property
29/06/16

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 …

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property searches
04/05/16

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 …

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04/05/16

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?   …

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