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Affordable Housing
Affordable Housing
Buying a shared ownership property can be confusing and convoluted but they are a great way to get low income families on the property ladder....
Boundaries and Boundary Disputes
Boundaries and Boundary Disputes
The importance of establishing a property's boundaries before exchanging contracts and why boundary disputes can be a conveyancing nightmare....
Changing your Conveyancer
Changing your Conveyancer
Unhappy with your Conveyancer? Here's what you need to do....
Conveyance Searches when Buying a Property
Conveyance Searches when Buying a Property
If you are buying a house, you need searches. But, what are they and why?...
Conveyancing: Fixtures and Fittings
Conveyancing: Fixtures and Fittings
Working out the differences between fixtures and fittings, and understanding why this may be an important part of the conveyancing process....
Difference Between Exchange and Completion
Difference Between Exchange and Completion
The two main points of a transaction, exchange and completion, are very often confused and misunderstood by clients....
Do I Need Indemnity Insurance?
Do I Need Indemnity Insurance?
Your conveyancer has told you you need indemnity insurance? What is it and why?...
Post-Completion Problems & Rights
Post-Completion Problems & Rights
Where do you stand if it all goes wrong? Three of the most common problems and what to do....
Problem Neighbours and the Conveyancing Process
Problem Neighbours and the Conveyancing Process
Problem neighbours and the conveyancing process - the need for sellers to give truthful responses to a buyer’s questions about neighbour disputes....
Pros and Cons of Building Surveys
Pros and Cons of Building Surveys
To survey or not to survey; facts are the question. In the rush to move house and save money where possible it may be tempting to avoid having a full survey, this…...
Restrictive Covenants
Restrictive Covenants
The property has a restrictive covenant, so what is it and why is it there?...
The Abolition of Home Information Packs
The Abolition of Home Information Packs
The end of the Home Information Packs - why Home Information Packs have been abolished and what their abolition may mean for the UK's housing market....
The Completion Statement Explained
The Completion Statement Explained
A conveyancing completion statement can be one of the most confusing documents you will receive, but they should all have some elements in common. Possible problems to…...
The Conveyancing Role with Remortages
The Conveyancing Role with Remortages
Don't want to move but need to change your mortgage? Let me help you de-bunk the situation....
The Home Information Pack
The Home Information Pack
The Home Information Pack is here! What you need to know without any bias....
The Impact of the Legal Services Act 2007 on Conveyancing
The Impact of the Legal Services Act 2007 on Conveyancing
The Legal Services Act 2007 and conveyancing - how the introduction of the Alternative Business Structure could change the face of the UK’s legal services industry....
The New Land Registration Law
The New Land Registration Law
A summary of some of the main changes introduced under the new land registration law - better access to information, e-conveyancing and protection against squatters....
The Purchase Deed
The Purchase Deed
The purchase deed and transactions involving the sale of residential property - the format of a valid purchase deed and the Land Registry's requirements for the…...
Transfer of Equity and Your Mortgage Lender
Transfer of Equity and Your Mortgage Lender
Someone has told you that you need a Transfer of Equity, but you aren't sure what it is? The basics are right here for you....
What If a Buyer or Seller Goes Bankrupt Before Completion?
What If a Buyer or Seller Goes Bankrupt Before Completion?
An overview of the situation where a buyer or seller is made bankrupt prior to completion of a sale, and the role of the trustee in bankruptcy....
Will I Need Planning Permission?
Will I Need Planning Permission?
Planning permission and conveyancing: when planning permission may be needed for the development of a property - and the risks of doing works without it....
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